Scotts Valley, California Population 2021

11,637
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Scotts Valley is a city located in Santa Cruz County California. With a 2020 population of 11,637, it is the 357th largest city in California and the 2788th largest city in the United States . Scotts Valley is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually but its population has increased by 0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,580 in 2010. Scotts Valley reached it's highest population of 11,910 in 2016. Spanning over 5 miles, Scotts Valley has a population density of 2,520 people per square mile.

The average household income in Scotts Valley is $149,155 with a poverty rate of 4.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,975 per month, and the median house value is $815,600. 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 Valley was:

  • White: 84.02%
  • Asian: 7.20%
  • Two or more races: 4.81%
  • Other race: 2.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Scotts Valley, California is 11,637 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,817.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,580.

Scotts Valley, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,96784.02%
Asian8547.20%
Two or More Races5714.81%
Some Other Race3382.85%
Black or African American710.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.52%
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Scotts Valley Population by Race

Scotts Valley Population Pyramid $2021

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Scotts Valley Median Age

42.9


Total

42.8


Male

43.1


Female

Scotts Valley Adults

There are 9,501 adults, (2,020 of whom are seniors) in Scotts Valley.

Scotts Valley Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Scotts Valley Sex Ratio

Female

5,983

50.43%

Male

5,880

49.57%

Scotts Valley Population by Age

Scotts Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scotts Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
Male81.8%18.2%
All71.7%28.3%
Female47.6%52.4%
Non Family47.3%52.7%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scotts Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4202.6471.7
Married2,5363.1887.4
Non Family1,3321.3347.3
Female3822.9747.6
Male1703.9781.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Scotts Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade460.57%
9th to 12th Grade1021.27%
High School Graduate1,08213.46%
Some College1,60820.00%
Associates Degree81710.16%
Bachelors Degree2,77234.49%
Graduate Degree1,61120.04%
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Scotts Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scotts Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,5606,4423,686
Asian646646373
Hispanic598568252
2+ Races28428489
Other Race14911914
Native American6262
Black464645

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 97.83%.

Scotts Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$67,120$83,179$47,083
Less Than 9th Grade$28,704$$
High School Graduate$46,191$46,621$
Some College$54,680$80,875$32,594
Bachelors Degree$76,301$95,700$66,862
Graduate Degree$83,951$103,400$67,961

$67,120

Average Earnings

$83,179

Average Male

$47,083

Average Female

Scotts Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scotts Valley Language by Age

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Scotts Valley Language

87.48% of Scotts Valley residents speak only English, while 12.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.70% of the population.

Scotts Valley Language

Scotts Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,2093764.08%
Hispanic1,1921169.73%
Other3017725.58%
Native6262100.00%
Asian83250.60%

4.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.79%

Male Poverty Rate

5.08%

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 Asian, with 0.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.92%.

Scotts Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.84%
High School9.55%
Some College3.59%
Bachelors or Greater1.76%

Scotts Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed6.96%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Scotts Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scotts Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$108,289$149,155
Families$136,638$175,190
Married Families$156,250-
Non Families$65,395$82,004
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Income by Household Type

Scotts Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Scotts Valley Marital Status by Race

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Scotts Valley Marital Status

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634

Number of Veterans

612

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam226
First Gulf War100
Korea49
Second Gulf War37
World War II32

Scotts Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+211
65 to 74163
55 to 64130
35 to 54130
18 to 34

Scotts Valley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6147.61%
Hispanic212.52%
2+ Races205.00%

Scotts Valley Veterans by Race

Scotts Valley Veterans by Education

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2.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scotts Valley Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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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61.66%

Born in Scotts Valley

87.99%

Native Born

12.01%

Foreign Born

3.97%

Non Citizen

8.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.99% of Scotts Valley residents were born in the United States, with 61.66% having been born in California. 3.97% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,637-60-0.51%
202011,697-60-0.51%
201911,757-60-0.51%
201811,817-74-0.62%
201711,891-19-0.16%
201611,91030.03%
201511,907790.67%
201411,828850.72%
201311,743900.77%
201211,653320.28%
201111,621400.35%
201011,5811960.17%
200011,3852,7702.83%
19908,6151,7242.26%
19806,8913,2706.65%
19703,6210.00%

Scotts Valley Population by Year