Solana Beach, California Population 2021

13,210
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Solana Beach is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 13,210, it is the 342nd largest city in California and the 2532nd largest city in the United States. Solana Beach is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually but its population has increased by 2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,867 in 2010. Solana Beach reached it's highest population of 13,400 in 2016. Spanning over 4 miles, Solana Beach has a population density of 3,873 people per square mile.

The average household income in Solana Beach is $157,435 with a poverty rate of 5.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,232 per month, and the median house value is $1.19 Mn. The median age in Solana Beach is 45.5 years, 46.2 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males.

Solana Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 81.54%
  • Other race: 7.57%
  • Asian: 4.90%
  • Two or more races: 4.37%
  • Native American: 0.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Solana Beach, California is 13,210, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,339.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,867.

Solana Beach, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,89081.54%
Some Other Race1,0117.57%
Asian6554.90%
Two or More Races5844.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.90%
Black or African American960.72%
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Solana Beach Population by Race

Solana Beach Population Pyramid 2021

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Solana Beach Median Age

45.5


Total

46.2


Male

44.7


Female

Solana Beach Adults

There are 10,962 adults, (3,039 of whom are seniors) in Solana Beach.

Solana Beach Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Solana Beach Sex Ratio

Female

7,142

53.47%

Male

6,214

46.53%

Solana Beach Population by Age

Solana Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Solana Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All60.8%39.2%
Non Family45.8%54.2%
Male38.7%61.3%
Female28.3%71.7%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Solana Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5712.460.8
Married2,6592.9880.4
Non Family2,2691.3745.8
Female3743.8128.3
Male2693.3538.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Solana Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1601.57%
9th to 12th Grade2632.58%
High School Graduate9569.36%
Some College1,38213.54%
Associates Degree5105.00%
Bachelors Degree3,83937.60%
Graduate Degree3,09930.36%
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Solana Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Solana Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,0777,9796,032
Hispanic1,263978307
Other Race65738992
Asian608568446
Multiple Races216216170
Native American120120
Black969629

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 multiple races people with a rate of 78.70%.

Solana Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,116$81,360$50,036
Less Than High School$25,477$31,121$7,448
High School Grad$29,833$$31,394
Some College$32,341$$32,367
Bachelors Degree$64,760$96,488$52,955
Graduate Degree$92,447$116,667$73,024

$60,116

Average Earnings

$81,360

Average Male

$50,036

Average Female

Solana Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Solana Beach Language by Age

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Solana Beach Language

83.28% of Solana Beach residents speak only English, while 16.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.65% of the population.

Solana Beach Language

Solana Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1725195.10%
Hispanic2,0681105.32%
Other1,011828.11%
Asian655538.09%
Multiple584264.45%
Black962222.92%

5.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.09%

Male Poverty Rate

6.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Solana Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Solana Beach is Black, with 22.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Solana Beach is Multiple, with 4.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.87%.

Solana Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.44%
Some College11.89%
High School6.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.40%

Solana Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.44%
Female Employed5.84%
Male Employed2.10%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Solana Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Solana Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$108,118$157,435
Families$126,838$192,243
Married Families$164,375-
Non Families$72,556$103,497
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Income by Household Type

Solana Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Solana Beach Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Solana Beach Marital Status

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746

Number of Veterans

685

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam211
Second Gulf War188
First Gulf War161
Korea93
World War II35

Solana Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+232
35 to 54224
65 to 74127
18 to 34106
55 to 6457

Solana Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6927.56%
2 or More4519.31%
Hispanic342.49%
Black99.38%

Solana Beach Veterans by Race

Solana Beach Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Solana Beach Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Solana Beach Employment by Age

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Solana Beach Employment by Race

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Solana Beach 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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47.18%

Born in California

86.46%

Native Born

13.54%

Foreign Born

5.71%

Non Citizen

7.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.46% of Solana Beach residents were born in the United States, with 47.18% having been born in California. 5.71% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,210-43-0.32%
202013,253-43-0.32%
201913,296-43-0.32%
201813,339-38-0.28%
201713,377-23-0.17%
201613,400260.19%
201513,374910.69%
201413,283640.48%
201313,2191070.82%
201213,112990.76%
201113,0131150.89%
201012,898-81-0.06%
200012,979170.01%
199012,962-85-0.07%
198013,0478,02410.02%
19705,0230.00%

Solana Beach Population by Year