Templeton, California Population 2024

8,614

Templeton is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. Templeton has a 2024 population of 8,614. Templeton is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 8.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,965 in 2020.

The average household income in Templeton is $132,920 with a poverty rate of 5.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Templeton is 44.5 years, 47.8 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Templeton Demographics

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

  • White: 81.94%
  • Two or more races: 15.23%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
7.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,091.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.15% (649)
The current population of Templeton, California is 8,614 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,965.

Templeton, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,05881.94%
Two or more races1,31215.23%
Other race1251.45%
Asian1131.31%
Native American60.07%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Templeton Population by Race

Templeton Population Pyramid 2024

Templeton Median Age

44.5

Total

47.8

Male

40.9

Female

Templeton Adults

There are 6,609 adults, (1,772 of whom are seniors) in Templeton.

Templeton Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Templeton Sex Ratio

Female4,75055.14%
Male3,86444.86%

Templeton Population by Age

Templeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3342.5577.122.9
Married1,8442.9891.38.7
Non Family7931.317030
Female5422.7257.942.1
Male1553.2511.688.4
showing: 5 rows

2.79

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Templeton 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

Templeton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Templeton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.63%.

Templeton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,577

Average Earnings

$79,219

Average Male

$40,345

Average Female

Templeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Templeton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Templeton Language

94.06% of Templeton residents speak only English, while 5.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Templeton Language

Templeton Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,5513665.59%
Multiple1,301967.38%
Hispanic1,416966.78%
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5.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.06%

Male Poverty Rate

5.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Templeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Templeton is Multiple, with 7.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Templeton is White, with 5.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.88%.

Templeton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.92%
Some College4.9%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Templeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.58%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Templeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Templeton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Templeton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Templeton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Templeton 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 55-64.

Templeton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Templeton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

545

Number of Veterans

545

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Templeton Veterans by War

count

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Templeton Veterans by Age

count

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Templeton Veterans by Race

Templeton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Templeton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Templeton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Templeton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Templeton 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

74.53%

Born in Templeton

95.17%

Native Born

4.83%

Foreign Born

1.32%

Non Citizen

3.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.17% of Templeton residents were born in the United States, with 74.53% having been born in California. 1.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Templeton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,614
20238,614
20228,6141561.84%
20218,4584936.19%
20207,9651271.62%
20197,838-100-1.26%
20187,938-51-0.64%
20177,9894646.17%
20167,5251482.01%
20157,377-376-4.85%
20147,7532283.03%
20137,5253254.51%
20127,200-445-5.82%
20117,645-29-0.38%
20107,674
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Templeton Population by Year