Soledad, California Population 2022

24,763
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Soledad is a city located in Monterey County California. With a 2020 population of 24,763, it is the 306th largest city in California and the 1872nd largest city in the United States. Soledad is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,925 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Soledad has a population density of 5,526 people per square mile.

The average household income in Soledad is $77,825 with a poverty rate of 15.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,231 per month, and the median house value is $411,600. The median age in Soledad is 35.8 years, 37.6 years for males, and 31 years for females.

Soledad Demographics

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

  • Other race: 47.11%
  • White: 37.45%
  • Black or African American: 9.27%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Asian: 1.96%
  • Native American: 0.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
The current population of Soledad, California is 24,763 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,925.

Soledad, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,61237.45%
Black or African American2,3799.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native1970.77%
Asian5041.96%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander910.35%
Some Other Race12,09347.11%
Two or More Races7913.08%
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Soledad Population by Race

Soledad Population Pyramid 2022

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Soledad Median Age

35.4


Total

37.7


Male

27.2


Female

Soledad Adults

There are 19,577 adults, (1,569 of whom are seniors) in Soledad.

Soledad Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

8.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Soledad Sex Ratio

Female

8,150

31.75%

Male

17,517

68.25%

Soledad Population by Age

Soledad Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Soledad Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.5%33.5%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
All62.6%37.4%
Female46.9%53.1%
Male40.2%59.8%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Soledad Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7344.5762.6
Married2,5934.9866.5
Male2515.4840.2
Female4075.146.9
Non Family4831.4766.3

4.92

Average Family Size

4.57

Average Household Size

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Soledad Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,17524.75%
9th to 12th Grade3,08118.27%
High School Graduate4,64127.51%
Some College2,92117.32%
Associates Degree1,0015.93%
Bachelors Degree6453.82%
Graduate Degree4042.40%
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Soledad Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Soledad Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5191,967375
Native American16812422
2+ Races46739648
Hispanic11,3545,506550
Asian40232519
Other Race6,4442,590242
Islander91303
Black2,2081,55065

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 84.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.89%.

Soledad Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,623$21,964$25,590
Less Than 9th Grade$19,324$20,989$17,364
High School Graduate$22,984$22,064$26,711
Some College$24,870$17,041$38,094
Bachelors Degree$47,396$62,778$45,174
Graduate Degree$84,784$90,227$77,139

$22,623

Average Earnings

$21,964

Average Male

$25,590

Average Female

Soledad Earnings by Educational Attainment

Soledad Language by Age

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Soledad Language

36.62% of Soledad residents speak only English, while 63.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 61.35% of the population.

Soledad Language

Soledad Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,31220615.70%
Native63812.70%
Other2,161NaN%
Hispanic15,3232,48116.19%

15.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.97%

Male Poverty Rate

14.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Soledad

The race most likely to be in poverty in Soledad is White, with 15.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Soledad is Hispanic, with 16.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.61%.

Soledad Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.81%
High School9.96%
Some College9.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Soledad Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.66%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed2.59%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Soledad Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Soledad Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,234$79,608
Families$65,997$81,838
Married Families$74,572-
Non Families$30,182$46,558
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Income by Household Type

Soledad Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Soledad Married by Age and Sex

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Soledad 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 55-64.

Soledad Marital Status by Race

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Soledad Marital Status

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668

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War72
First Gulf War136
Vietnam203
Korea
World War II

Soledad Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3444
35 to 54193
55 to 64340
65 to 7473
75+18

Soledad Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4185.32%
Black1174.92%
Native American63.05%
Asian174.03%
Other Race250.31%
2+ Races8516.97%
Hispanic1060.77%

Soledad Veterans by Race

Soledad Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Soledad Veterans by Education

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32.7%

Labor Force Participation

32.1%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Soledad Employment by Age

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Soledad Employment by Race

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Soledad 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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61.75%

Born in Soledad

69.73%

Native Born

30.27%

Foreign Born

25.70%

Non Citizen

4.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.73% of Soledad residents were born in the United States, with 61.75% having been born in California. 25.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Soledad Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702650.00%
1880136-129-6.45%
1890217814.78%
19305943772.55%
19408612673.78%
19502,4411,58010.98%
19602,8373961.51%
19704,2221,3854.06%
19805,9281,7063.45%
19907,1461,2181.89%
200023,01515,86912.41%
201025,7382,7231.12%
201125,657-81-0.31%
201225,576-81-0.32%
201325,495-81-0.32%
201425,414-81-0.32%
201525,333-81-0.32%
201625,252-81-0.32%
201725,171-81-0.32%
201825,090-81-0.32%
201925,009-81-0.32%
202024,925-84-0.34%
202124,844-81-0.32%
202224,763-81-0.33%

Soledad Population by Year