Solvang, California Population 2022

5,769
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Solvang is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. Solvang has a 2020 population of 5,769. Solvang is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually but its population has increased by 10.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,236 in 2010.

The average household income in Solvang is $122,076 with a poverty rate of 7.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,315 per month, and the median house value is $725,100. The median age in Solvang is 45.8 years, 46 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Solvang Demographics

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

  • White: 86.53%
  • Two or more races: 3.92%
  • Black or African American: 3.21%
  • Other race: 2.91%
  • Asian: 1.98%
  • Native American: 1.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Solvang, California is 5,769 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,769.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,236.

Solvang, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,88486.53%
Black or African American1813.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native821.45%
Asian1121.98%
Some Other Race1642.91%
Two or More Races2213.92%
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Solvang Population by Race

Solvang Population Pyramid 2022

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Solvang Median Age

50.2


Total

47.2


Male

52.7


Female

Solvang Adults

There are 4,563 adults, (1,685 of whom are seniors) in Solvang.

Solvang Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

58.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Solvang Sex Ratio

Female

3,244

57.48%

Male

2,400

42.52%

Solvang Population by Age

Solvang Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Solvang Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
Female60.7%39.3%
All58.8%41.2%
Non Family34.7%65.3%
Male31.9%68.1%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Solvang Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3922.3458.8
Married1,1582.878.2
Male724.8631.9
Female2852.7760.7
Non Family8771.3734.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Solvang Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade872.05%
9th to 12th Grade821.94%
High School Graduate66415.68%
Some College1,32331.23%
Associates Degree43010.15%
Bachelors Degree1,11726.37%
Graduate Degree53312.58%
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Solvang Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Solvang Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races787870
Black555546
Asian11211267
White3,3593,2891,417
Other Race13513513
Hispanic65055160
Native American8282

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 2+ races people with a rate of 89.74%.

Solvang Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,157$71,250$30,420
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$34,299$43,947$30,353
Some College$43,214$67,619$17,750
Bachelors Degree$59,135$96,957$49,808
Graduate Degree$103,854$150,893$

$47,157

Average Earnings

$71,250

Average Male

$30,420

Average Female

Solvang Earnings by Educational Attainment

Solvang Language by Age

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Solvang Language

84.89% of Solvang residents speak only English, while 15.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.17% of the population.

Solvang Language

Solvang Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic99117617.76%
Asian11276.25%
White4,1152215.37%
OtherNaN%

7.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.37%

Male Poverty Rate

7.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Solvang

The race most likely to be in poverty in Solvang is Hispanic, with 17.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Solvang is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.87%.

Solvang Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.62%
High School3.16%
Some College5.39%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%

Solvang Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed52.94%
Female Employed5.21%
Female Unemployed8.99%

Solvang Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Solvang Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,838$133,611
Families$98,848$164,362
Married Families$111,379-
Non Families$67,044$76,789
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Income by Household Type

Solvang Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Solvang Married by Age and Sex

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Solvang 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.

Solvang Marital Status by Race

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Solvang Marital Status

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289

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War38
Vietnam108
Korea43
World War II7

Solvang Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3443
35 to 5421
55 to 6420
65 to 74100
75+105

Solvang Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2897.09%
Hispanic648.85%

Solvang Veterans by Race

Solvang Veterans by Education

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9.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Solvang Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Solvang Employment by Age

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Solvang Employment by Race

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Solvang 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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55.78%

Born in Solvang

89.14%

Native Born

10.86%

Foreign Born

4.59%

Non Citizen

6.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.14% of Solvang residents were born in the United States, with 55.78% having been born in California. 4.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Solvang Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19601,3250.00%
19702,0046794.22%
19803,0911,0874.43%
19904,7411,6504.37%
20005,3325911.18%
20105,236-96-0.18%
20115,259230.44%
20125,306470.89%
20135,355490.92%
20145,4681132.11%
20155,6802123.88%
20165,749691.21%
20175,8651162.02%
20185,861-4-0.07%
20195,838-23-0.39%
20205,815-23-0.39%
20215,792-23-0.40%
20225,769-23-0.40%

Solvang Population by Year