Seaside, California Population 2024

30,286

Seaside is a city located in Monterey County California. Seaside has a 2024 population of 30,286. Seaside is currently declining at a rate of -1.93% annually and its population has decreased by -6.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,323 in 2020.

The average household income in Seaside is $100,809 with a poverty rate of 12.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Seaside is 34 years, 33.3 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Seaside Demographics

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

  • White: 45.02%
  • Other race: 22.64%
  • Two or more races: 12.94%
  • Asian: 10.51%
  • Black or African American: 6.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.66%
  • Native American: 0.22%
Land Area (mi²)
9.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,277.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.3% (-2,037)
The current population of Seaside, California is 30,286 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 32,323.

Seaside, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,53645.02%
Other race7,31222.64%
Two or more races4,17812.94%
Asian3,39510.51%
Black or African American1,9406.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander8582.66%
Native American720.22%
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Seaside Population by Race

Seaside Population Pyramid 2024

Seaside Median Age

34

Total

33.3

Male

34.4

Female

Seaside Adults

There are 25,098 adults, (4,420 of whom are seniors) in Seaside.

Seaside Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Seaside Sex Ratio

Female16,24550.31%
Male16,04649.69%

Seaside Population by Age

Seaside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,4932.943961
Married4,9953.4439.360.7
Non Family3,2271.4841.758.3
Female1,5413.8736.363.7
Male7304.0530.569.5
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3.39

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

39.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Seaside Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Seaside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seaside Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.25%.

Seaside Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,622

Average Earnings

$45,045

Average Male

$35,212

Average Female

Seaside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seaside Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Seaside Language

53.64% of Seaside residents speak only English, while 46.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.15% of the population.

Seaside Language

Seaside Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,8752,51318.11%
Other7,1821,81625.29%
White9,5346116.41%
Multiple3,90549112.57%
Black1,89936719.33%
Asian3,0832668.63%
Islander858859.91%
Native721216.67%
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12.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.46%

Male Poverty Rate

12.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seaside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seaside is Other, with 25.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seaside is White, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.13%.

Seaside Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.51%
High School16.39%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%
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Seaside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.57%
Male Unemployed11.81%
Male Employed6.72%
Female Employed4.37%
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Seaside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seaside Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Seaside Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Seaside Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Seaside Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,929

Number of Veterans

1,683

Male Veterans

246

Female Veterans

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Seaside Veterans by War

count

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Seaside Veterans by Age

count

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Seaside Veterans by Race

Seaside Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seaside Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Seaside Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Seaside Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Seaside 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

46.87%

Born in Seaside

73.82%

Native Born

26.18%

Foreign Born

16.35%

Non Citizen

9.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.82% of Seaside residents were born in the United States, with 46.87% having been born in California. 16.35% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202927,306-596-2.14%
202827,902-596-2.09%
202728,498-596-2.05%
202629,094-596-2.01%
202529,690-596-1.97%
202430,286-596-1.93%
202330,882-596-1.89%
202231,478-596-1.86%
202132,074-249-0.77%
202032,323-1,613-4.75%
201933,936-40-0.12%
201833,976-34-0.1%
201734,010-287-0.84%
201634,29760.02%
201534,2913090.91%
201433,982120.04%
201333,9701840.54%
201233,7862860.85%
201133,5003220.97%
201033,178810.24%
200033,097-5,804-14.92%
199038,9012,3346.38%
198036,5676321.76%
197035,93516,58285.68%
196019,3539,12789.25%
195010,226
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Seaside Population by Year