Solvang, California Population 2022

6,302
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Solvang is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. With a 2020 population of 6,302, it is the 585th largest city in California and the 5710th largest city in the United States. Solvang is currently growing at a rate of 1.42% annually and its population has increased by 2.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,126 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Solvang has a population density of 2,599 people per square mile.

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 - per month, and the median house value is -. 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 6,302 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,126.

Solvang, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Solvang Households and Families

2.8

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Solvang Households by Type

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Solvang Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Solvang Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Solvang Poverty Rate by Education

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Solvang Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Solvang Income by Household Type

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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

Solvang Veterans by War

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Solvang Veterans by Age

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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

Solvang Population by Year