Soquel, California Population 2022

10,048
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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.

Soquel Demographics

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

  • White: 84.59%
  • Two or more races: 8.64%
  • Other race: 3.17%
  • Asian: 2.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Soquel, California is 10,048 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,721.

Soquel, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Soquel Population by Race

Soquel Population Pyramid 2022

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Soquel Median Age

42.1


Total

41.9


Male

42.3


Female

Soquel Adults

There are 8,676 adults, (1,998 of whom are seniors) in Soquel.

Soquel Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Soquel Sex Ratio

Female

5,670

52.89%

Male

5,051

47.11%

Soquel Population by Age

Soquel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Soquel Household Types

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Soquel Households and Families

3.26

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Soquel Households by Type

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Soquel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Soquel Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Soquel Educational Attainment by Race

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$51,587

Average Earnings

$62,939

Average Male

$43,161

Average Female

Soquel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Soquel Language by Age

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Soquel Language

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.

Soquel Language

Soquel Poverty by Race

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8.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.29%

Male Poverty Rate

10.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Soquel

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%.

Soquel Poverty

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Soquel Poverty Rate by Education

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Soquel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Soquel Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Soquel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Soquel Married by Age and Sex

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Soquel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Soquel Marital Status by Race

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Soquel Marital Status

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416

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Soquel Veterans by War

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Soquel Veterans by Age

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Soquel Veterans by Race

Soquel Veterans by Education

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10.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Soquel Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Soquel Employment by Age

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Soquel Employment by Race

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Soquel 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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66.02%

Born in Soquel

88.89%

Native Born

11.11%

Foreign Born

4.85%

Non Citizen

6.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Soquel Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Soquel Population by Year