Scotts Valley, California Population 2022

12,352
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Scotts Valley is a city located in Santa Cruz County California. With a 2020 population of 12,352, it is the 446th largest city in California and the 3486th largest city in the United States. Scotts Valley is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 1.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,224 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Scotts Valley has a population density of 2,675 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scotts Valley is $149,155 with a poverty rate of 5.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,945 per month, and the median house value is $811,900. The median age in Scotts Valley is 42.9 years, 42.8 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Scotts Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Scotts Valleywas:

  • White: 81.40%
  • Asian: 7.96%
  • Two or more races: 6.20%
  • Other race: 3.43%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Scotts Valley, California is 12,352 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,224.

Scotts Valley, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Scotts Valley Population by Race

Scotts Valley Population Pyramid 2022

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Scotts Valley Median Age

46.4


Total

44.5


Male

49.4


Female

Scotts Valley Adults

There are 9,959 adults, (2,463 of whom are seniors) in Scotts Valley.

Scotts Valley Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Scotts Valley Sex Ratio

Female

5,737

47.59%

Male

6,318

52.41%

Scotts Valley Population by Age

Scotts Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scotts Valley Household Types

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scotts Valley Households and Families

2.88

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Scotts Valley Households by Type

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Scotts Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scotts Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.94%.

Scotts Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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$67,063

Average Earnings

$80,522

Average Male

$37,318

Average Female

Scotts Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scotts Valley Language by Age

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Scotts Valley Language

86.44% of Scotts Valley residents speak only English, while 13.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.00% of the population.

Scotts Valley Language

Scotts Valley Poverty by Race

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5.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.51%

Male Poverty Rate

7.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scotts Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scotts Valley is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scotts Valley is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.68%.

Scotts Valley Poverty

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Scotts Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Scotts Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scotts Valley Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Scotts Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Scotts Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Scotts Valley 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 55-64.

Scotts Valley Marital Status by Race

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Scotts Valley Marital Status

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659

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Scotts Valley Veterans by War

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Scotts Valley Veterans by Age

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Scotts Valley Veterans by Race

Scotts Valley Veterans by Education

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1.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scotts Valley Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Scotts Valley Employment by Age

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Scotts Valley Employment by Race

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Scotts Valley 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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57.69%

Born in Scotts Valley

87.85%

Native Born

12.15%

Foreign Born

4.51%

Non Citizen

7.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.85% of Scotts Valley residents were born in the United States, with 57.69% having been born in California. 4.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Scotts Valley Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Scotts Valley Population by Year