Solana Beach, California Population 2024

12,698

Solana Beach is a city located in San Diego County California. Solana Beach has a 2024 population of 12,698. Solana Beach is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -1.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,931 in 2020.

The average household income in Solana Beach is $203,783 with a poverty rate of 4.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Solana Beach is 47.8 years, 48.6 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Solana Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 77.97%
  • Two or more races: 11.06%
  • Other race: 4.69%
  • Asian: 4.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
Land Area (mi²)
3.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,722.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.8% (-233)
The current population of Solana Beach, California is 12,698 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,931.

Solana Beach, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,09477.97%
Two or more races1,43211.06%
Other race6074.69%
Asian5894.55%
Black or African American1411.09%
Native American770.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Solana Beach Population by Race

Solana Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Solana Beach Median Age

47.8

Total

48.6

Male

46.8

Female

Solana Beach Adults

There are 10,311 adults, (2,901 of whom are seniors) in Solana Beach.

Solana Beach Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Solana Beach Sex Ratio

Female6,73852.05%
Male6,20847.95%

Solana Beach Population by Age

Solana Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,4362.3866.733.3
Married3,0342.977.122.9
Non Family1,8201.26436
Female3733.913.186.9
Male2092.5134.965.1
showing: 5 rows

2.88

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Solana Beach 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

Solana Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Solana Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Solana Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$72,399

Average Earnings

$98,897

Average Male

$59,109

Average Female

Solana Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Solana Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Solana Beach Language

81.33% of Solana Beach residents speak only English, while 18.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.52% of the population.

Solana Beach Language

Solana Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,2523784.09%
Hispanic1,9551286.55%
Multiple1,4321168.1%
Other607609.88%
Asian589233.9%
Black141128.51%
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4.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.95%

Male Poverty Rate

4.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Solana Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Solana Beach is Other, with 9.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Solana Beach is Asian, with 3.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.9%.

Solana Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.96%
Some College9.61%
High School4.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%
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Solana Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.49%
Female Employed3.84%
Male Employed1.81%
Male Unemployed
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Solana Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Solana Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Solana Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Solana Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Solana Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Solana Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Solana Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

550

Number of Veterans

550

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Solana Beach Veterans by War

count

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Solana Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Solana Beach Veterans by Race

Solana Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Solana Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Solana Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Solana Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Solana Beach 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

52.36%

Born in Solana Beach

87.56%

Native Born

12.44%

Foreign Born

5.52%

Non Citizen

6.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.56% of Solana Beach residents were born in the United States, with 52.36% having been born in California. 5.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Solana Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,438-52-0.42%
202812,490-52-0.41%
202712,542-52-0.41%
202612,594-52-0.41%
202512,646-52-0.41%
202412,698-52-0.41%
202312,750-52-0.41%
202212,802-52-0.4%
202112,854-77-0.6%
202012,931-333-2.51%
201913,264-55-0.41%
201813,319-51-0.38%
201713,370-21-0.16%
201613,391390.29%
201513,352630.47%
201413,289750.57%
201313,2141020.78%
201213,1121080.83%
201113,0041100.85%
201012,894-85-0.65%
200012,979170.13%
199012,962-85-0.65%
198013,0478,024159.75%
19705,023
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Solana Beach Population by Year