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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Solvangwas:
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Solvang
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.