Santa Paula, California Population 2023

31,059

Santa Paula is a city located in Ventura County California. With a 2023 population of 31,059, it is the 268th largest city in California and the 1482nd largest city in the United States.Santa Paula is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 1.31% 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 6,841 people per square mile.

The average household income in Santa Paula is $76,733 with a poverty rate of 21.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Santa Paula is 32.4 years, 31.9 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Santa Paula Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Paula was:

  • White: 85.1%
  • Other race: 8.76%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Santa Paula, California is 31,059 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,657.

Santa Paula, California Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Santa Paula Population by Race

Santa Paula Population Pyramid 2023

Santa Paula Median Age

32.4

Total

31.9

Male

32.7

Female

Santa Paula Adults

There are 21,575 adults, (4,036 of whom are seniors) in Santa Paula.

Santa Paula Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Paula Sex Ratio

Female15,34450.65%
Male14,95349.35%

Santa Paula Population by Age

Santa Paula Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.91

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Santa Paula Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Santa Paula Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Paula Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 94.44%.

Santa Paula Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,212

Average Earnings

$34,200

Average Male

$26,506

Average Female

Santa Paula Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Paula Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Santa Paula Language

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.

Santa Paula Language

Santa Paula Poverty by Race

rate

21.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.46%

Male Poverty Rate

19.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Paula

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Paula is Hispanic, with 24.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Paula is Black, with 2.78% 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%.

Santa Paula Poverty

Santa Paula Poverty Rate by Education

Santa Paula Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Paula Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Santa Paula Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Paula Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Santa Paula Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Santa Paula Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Santa Paula Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

773

Number of Veterans

736

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

Santa Paula Veterans by War

Santa Paula Veterans by Age

count

Santa Paula Veterans by Race

Santa Paula Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Paula Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Paula Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Paula Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Paula Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.19%

Born in Santa Paula

71.2%

Native Born

27.63%

Foreign Born

18.48%

Non Citizen

9.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.2% of Santa Paula residents were born in the United States, with 63.19% having been born in California. 18.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Paula Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Santa Paula Population by Year