Santa Ynez, California Population 2022

4,523
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Santa Ynez is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. With a 2020 population of 4,523, it is the 663rd largest city in California and the 7030th largest city in the United States. Santa Ynez is currently growing at a rate of 0.20% annually but its population has decreased by -4.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,728 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Santa Ynez has a population density of 881 people per square mile.

The average household income in Santa Ynez is $123,718 with a poverty rate of 11.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,859 per month, and the median house value is $861,100. The median age in Santa Ynez is 42.7 years, 44.2 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Santa Ynez Demographics

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

  • White: 84.67%
  • Native American: 5.50%
  • Two or more races: 4.99%
  • Asian: 3.57%
  • Other race: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Santa Ynez, California is 4,523 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,728.

Santa Ynez, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Santa Ynez Population by Race

Santa Ynez Population Pyramid 2022

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Santa Ynez Median Age

46.8


Total

42.4


Male

51


Female

Santa Ynez Adults

There are 3,760 adults, (1,008 of whom are seniors) in Santa Ynez.

Santa Ynez Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Ynez Sex Ratio

Female

2,450

51.82%

Male

2,278

48.18%

Santa Ynez Population by Age

Santa Ynez Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Ynez Household Types

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Ynez Households and Families

3.07

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Santa Ynez Households by Type

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Santa Ynez Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Ynez Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.91%.

Santa Ynez Educational Attainment by Race

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$47,969

Average Earnings

$74,788

Average Male

$25,194

Average Female

Santa Ynez Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Ynez Language by Age

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Santa Ynez Language

80.53% of Santa Ynez residents speak only English, while 19.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.76% of the population.

Santa Ynez Language

Santa Ynez Poverty by Race

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11.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.89%

Male Poverty Rate

12.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Ynez

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Ynez is Asian, with 60.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Ynez is Multiple, with 4.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.37%.

Santa Ynez Poverty

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Santa Ynez Poverty Rate by Education

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Santa Ynez Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Ynez Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Santa Ynez Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Ynez Married by Age and Sex

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Santa Ynez Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Santa Ynez Marital Status by Race

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Santa Ynez Marital Status

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246

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Santa Ynez Veterans by War

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Santa Ynez Veterans by Age

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Santa Ynez Veterans by Race

Santa Ynez Veterans by Education

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12.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Ynez Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Ynez Employment by Age

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Santa Ynez Employment by Race

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Santa Ynez Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.32%

Born in Santa Ynez

86.13%

Native Born

13.87%

Foreign Born

8.59%

Non Citizen

5.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.13% of Santa Ynez residents were born in the United States, with 64.32% having been born in California. 8.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Ynez Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Santa Ynez Population by Year