South Oroville, California Population 2024

2,291

South Oroville is a city located in Butte County California. South Oroville has a 2024 population of 2,291. South Oroville is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -12.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,606 in 2020.

The average household income in South Oroville is $74,353 with a poverty rate of 15.8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in South Oroville is 37 years, 37.2 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

South Oroville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Oroville was:

  • White: 58.62%
  • Asian: 11.96%
  • Two or more races: 11.87%
  • Other race: 10.17%
  • Native American: 6.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
862.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.09% (-315)
The current population of South Oroville, California is 2,291 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,606.

South Oroville, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,34358.62%
Asian27411.96%
Two or more races27211.87%
Other race23310.17%
Native American1516.59%
Black or African American180.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

South Oroville Population by Race

South Oroville Population Pyramid 2024

South Oroville Median Age

37

Total

37.2

Male

36.8

Female

South Oroville Adults

There are 1,869 adults, (348 of whom are seniors) in South Oroville.

South Oroville Age Dependency

50.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

South Oroville Sex Ratio

Female1,08147.18%
Male1,21052.82%

South Oroville Population by Age

South Oroville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8952.5666.833.2
Non Family4441.6756.343.7
Married3463.3677.222.8
Female603.056040
Male454.491000
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3.24

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Oroville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Oroville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Oroville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 13.7%.

South Oroville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,431

Average Earnings

$45,875

Average Male

$34,861

Average Female

South Oroville Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Oroville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Oroville Language

75.93% of South Oroville residents speak only English, while 24.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.03% of the population.

South Oroville Language

South Oroville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,19823019.2%
Asian2746523.72%
Multiple2723312.13%
Hispanic581254.3%
Native15195.96%
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15.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.38%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Oroville

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Oroville is Asian, with 23.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Oroville is Hispanic, with 4.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.4%.

South Oroville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College16.87%
Less Than 9th Grade14.93%
High School12.37%
Bachelors or Greater
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South Oroville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed14.33%
Female Employed14.29%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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South Oroville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Oroville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Oroville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

South Oroville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Oroville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

South Oroville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Oroville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

178

Number of Veterans

151

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

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South Oroville Veterans by War

count

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South Oroville Veterans by Age

count

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South Oroville Veterans by Race

South Oroville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Oroville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

South Oroville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Oroville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Oroville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.33%

Born in South Oroville

88.83%

Native Born

11.17%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

6.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.83% of South Oroville residents were born in the United States, with 73.33% having been born in California. 4.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Oroville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,291
20232,291
20222,291-377-14.13%
20212,668622.38%
20202,606-300-10.32%
20192,906-275-8.65%
20183,1811193.89%
20173,062-419-12.04%
20163,481-2,643-43.16%
20156,124661.09%
20146,0582524.34%
20135,806-417-6.7%
20126,2232414.03%
20115,9822404.18%
20105,742
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South Oroville Population by Year