Soquel is a city located in Santa Cruz County California. With a 2020 population of 10,048, it is the 488th largest city in California and the 4109th largest city in the United States. Soquel is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually but its population has decreased by -6.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,721 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Soquel has a population density of 2,185 people per square mile.
The average household income in Soquel is $123,898 with a poverty rate of 8.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,952 per month, and the median house value is $703,800. The median age in Soquel is 41.8 years, 40.5 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Soquelwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 77.78%.
83.78% of Soquel residents speak only English, while 16.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Soquel is White, with 8.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Soquel is Multiple, with 2.18% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.55%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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88.89% of Soquel residents were born in the United States, with 66.02% having been born in California. 4.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.