Seaside, California Population 2022

32,234
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Seaside is a city located in Monterey County California. With a 2020 population of 32,234, it is the 256th largest city in California and the 1413th largest city in the United States. Seaside is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -5.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,063 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Seaside has a population density of 3,488 people per square mile.

The average household income in Seaside is $79,599 with a poverty rate of 12.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,877 per month, and the median house value is $539,200. The median age in Seaside is 32.8 years, 31.2 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Seaside Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Seasidewas:

  • White: 55.44%
  • Other race: 16.51%
  • Asian: 9.78%
  • Two or more races: 7.94%
  • Black or African American: 7.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.57%
  • Native American: 0.40%
The current population of Seaside, California is 32,234 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,063.

Seaside, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Seaside Population by Race

Seaside Population Pyramid 2022

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Seaside Median Age

33.8


Total

32.9


Male

34.6


Female

Seaside Adults

There are 26,131 adults, (4,219 of whom are seniors) in Seaside.

Seaside Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Seaside Sex Ratio

Female

17,024

49.98%

Male

17,039

50.02%

Seaside Population by Age

Seaside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Seaside Household Types

39.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seaside Households and Families

3.62

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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Seaside Households by Type

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Seaside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seaside Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.59%.

Seaside Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,572

Average Earnings

$40,988

Average Male

$30,219

Average Female

Seaside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seaside Language by Age

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Seaside Language

52.57% of Seaside residents speak only English, while 47.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.31% of the population.

Seaside Language

Seaside Poverty by Race

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12.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.07%

Male Poverty Rate

12.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seaside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seaside is Black, with 18.13% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Seaside Poverty

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Seaside Poverty Rate by Education

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Seaside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seaside Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Seaside Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Seaside Married by Age and Sex

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Seaside 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 35-44.

Seaside Marital Status by Race

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Seaside Marital Status

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1,984

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Seaside Veterans by War

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Seaside Veterans by Age

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Seaside Veterans by Race

Seaside Veterans by Education

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5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seaside Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Seaside Employment by Age

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Seaside Employment by Race

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Seaside 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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48.17%

Born in Seaside

72.93%

Native Born

27.07%

Foreign Born

16.18%

Non Citizen

10.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.93% of Seaside residents were born in the United States, with 48.17% having been born in California. 16.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Seaside Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Seaside Population by Year