Santa Paula is a city located in Ventura County California. With a 2020 population of 30,925, it is the 266th largest city in California and the 1475th largest city in the United States. Santa Paula is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 0.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,657 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Santa Paula has a population density of 6,812 people per square mile.
The average household income in Santa Paula is $76,733 with a poverty rate of 16.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,383 per month, and the median house value is $421,900. The median age in Santa Paula is 32.1 years, 31.1 years for males, and 33 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Paulawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 97.14%.
35.15% of Santa Paula residents speak only English, while 64.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 64.12% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Paula is Hispanic, with 17.70% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Paula is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.73%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Santa Paula
72.04% of Santa Paula residents were born in the United States, with 63.94% having been born in California. 18.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.