Soledad, California Population 2024

23,166

Soledad is a city located in Monterey County California. Soledad has a 2024 population of 23,166. Soledad is currently declining at a rate of -2.16% annually and its population has decreased by -6.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,692 in 2020.

The average household income in Soledad is $91,104 with a poverty rate of 17.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Soledad is 35.6 years, 38.4 years for males, and 29.9 years for females.

Soledad Demographics

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

  • Other race: 59.9%
  • White: 21.21%
  • Black or African American: 7.82%
  • Two or more races: 7.11%
  • Asian: 2.87%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,169.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.18% (-1,526)
The current population of Soledad, California is 23,166 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 24,692.

Soledad, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race14,84559.9%
White5,25721.21%
Black or African American1,9397.82%
Two or more races1,7617.11%
Asian7102.87%
Native American2030.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander660.27%
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Other race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Soledad Population by Race

Soledad Population Pyramid 2024

Soledad Median Age

35.6

Total

38.4

Male

29.9

Female

Soledad Adults

There are 18,920 adults, (1,719 of whom are seniors) in Soledad.

Soledad Age Dependency

44.1

Age Dependency Ratio

10

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Soledad Sex Ratio

Female8,66934.98%
Male16,11265.02%

Soledad Population by Age

Soledad Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3144.1759.940.1
Married2,7794.664.835.2
Female6704.348.451.6
Non Family5591.5753.546.5
Male3064.7252.347.7
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4.43

Average Family Size

4.17

Average Household Size

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Soledad 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

Soledad Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Soledad Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 81.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 17.16%.

Soledad Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,762

Average Earnings

$32,412

Average Male

$29,401

Average Female

Soledad Earnings by Educational Attainment

Soledad Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Soledad Language

32.22% of Soledad residents speak only English, while 67.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 64.93% of the population.

Soledad Language

Soledad Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic16,4492,83117.21%
Other12,8992,41018.68%
Multiple1,25216713.34%
White87316518.9%
Asian4888116.6%
Black1414100%
Native75810.67%
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17.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.15%

Male Poverty Rate

16.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Soledad

The race most likely to be in poverty in Soledad is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Soledad is Native, with 10.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.4%.

Soledad Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.1%
High School13.58%
Some College10.37%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%
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Soledad Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed16.9%
Male Unemployed9.46%
Female Employed5.27%
Male Employed2.56%
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Soledad Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Soledad Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Soledad Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Soledad Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Soledad Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Soledad Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

493

Number of Veterans

478

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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Soledad Veterans by War

count

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Soledad Veterans by Age

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Soledad Veterans by Race

Soledad Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Soledad Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.1%

Labor Force Participation

38%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Soledad Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Soledad Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Soledad 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

62.82%

Born in Soledad

69.61%

Native Born

30.39%

Foreign Born

24.68%

Non Citizen

5.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.61% of Soledad residents were born in the United States, with 62.82% having been born in California. 24.68% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,606-512-2.42%
202821,118-512-2.37%
202721,630-512-2.31%
202622,142-512-2.26%
202522,654-512-2.21%
202423,166-512-2.16%
202323,678-512-2.12%
202224,190-512-2.07%
202124,702100.04%
202024,692-1,089-4.22%
201925,781-31-0.12%
201825,812-164-0.63%
201725,9764021.57%
201625,5747973.22%
201524,777-362-1.44%
201425,139-573-2.23%
201325,712-750-2.83%
201226,462560.21%
201126,4063801.46%
201026,0263,01113.08%
200023,01515,869222.07%
19907,1461,21820.55%
19805,9281,70640.41%
19704,2221,38548.82%
19602,83739616.22%
19502,4411,580183.51%
194086126744.95%
1930594377173.73%
18902178159.56%
1880136-129-48.68%
1870265
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Soledad Population by Year