Tustin, California Population 2020

79,539

Tustin is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 79,539, it is the 109th largest city in California and the 446th largest city in the United States. Tustin is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually but its population has increased by 5.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 75,540 in 2010. Tustin reached it's highest population of 80,357 in 2016. Spanning over 11 miles, Tustin has a population density of 7,154 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tustin is $108,511 with a poverty rate of 12.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,765 per month, and the median house value is $618,500. The median age in Tustin is 34.5 years, 33.2 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Tustin Demographics

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

  • White: 45.97%
  • Other race: 24.07%
  • Asian: 21.56%
  • Two or more races: 5.04%
  • Black or African American: 2.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.30%
The current population of Tustin, California is 79,539, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 79,795.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 75,540.

Tustin, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,84045.97%
Some Other Race19,29324.07%
Asian17,28021.56%
Two or More Races4,0415.04%
Black or African American2,1932.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2530.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native2400.30%

Tustin Population Pyramid 2020

Tustin Median Age

34.5


Total

33.2


Male

35.6


Female

Tustin Adults

There are 60,017 adults, (7,914 of whom are seniors) in Tustin.

Tustin Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Tustin Sex Ratio

Female

40,482

50.51%

Male

39,658

49.49%

Tustin Households and Families

Tustin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tustin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.1%40.9%
All48%52%
Non Family40.5%59.5%
Female35.3%64.7%
Male27.5%72.5%

48.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,1323.0348
Married12,6413.7259.1
Non Family8,1801.4740.5
Female3,6273.8135.3
Male1,6843.8127.5

3.63

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tustin Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,2137.98%
9th to 12th Grade3,9217.42%
High School Graduate9,01317.06%
Some College9,34717.70%
Associates Degree3,8297.25%
Bachelors Degree14,77327.97%
Graduate Degree7,72214.62%

Tustin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,00018,2419,741
Hispanic18,25811,8542,765
Asian12,76511,9558,872
Other Race10,4536,0761,028
Multiple Races2,1631,910877
Black1,3221,229432
Islander16116135
Native American14598

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,952$51,664$37,880
Less Than High School$25,210$27,257$18,438
High School Grad$30,655$31,911$28,553
Some College$38,069$43,673$34,729
Bachelors Degree$62,714$80,776$51,299
Graduate Degree$91,723$102,500$82,277

$43,952

Average Earnings

$51,664

Average Male

$37,880

Average Female

Tustin Language

Tustin Language by Age

Tustin Language

46.14% of Tustin residents speak only English, while 53.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.91% of the population.

Tustin Poverty

Tustin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic33,4605,65116.89%
Other19,2903,99320.70%
White24,3402,2349.18%
Asian17,1781,2147.07%
Black2,18649122.46%
Multiple4,0342927.24%
Islander2533614.23%
Native240156.25%

12.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.04%

Male Poverty Rate

13.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tustin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tustin is Black, with 22.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tustin is Native, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.95%
High School14.17%
Some College8.55%
Bachelors or Greater5.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.37%
Male Unemployed15.19%
Female Employed7.37%
Male Employed5.50%

Tustin Income

Tustin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,339$108,511
Families$86,074$119,489
Married Families$104,816$138,999
Non Families$65,175$78,567

Tustin Marital Status

Tustin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Tustin Married by Age and Sex

Tustin Marriage

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.

Tustin Marital Status by Race

Tustin Veterans

2,436

Number of Veterans

2,161

Male Veterans

275

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War764
Vietnam701
First Gulf War430
World War II154
Korea149
Age Group Veterans
75+524
35 to 54512
65 to 74504
18 to 34480
55 to 64416
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7496.08%
Hispanic4511.99%
Other2171.66%
Asian2141.56%
2 or More1395.67%
Black1177.45%

$Tustin Veterans by Education

3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tustin Employment Status

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tustin Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

51.77%

Born in California

66.59%

Native Born

33.41%

Foreign Born

16.71%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

66.59% of Tustin residents were born in the United States, with 51.77% having been born in California. 16.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202079,539-128-0.16%
201979,667-128-0.16%
201879,795-434-0.54%
201780,229-128-0.16%
201680,3571830.23%
201580,174-29-0.04%
201480,2032,0372.61%
201378,1665660.73%
201277,6001,3671.79%
201176,2337581.00%
201075,4757,9711.12%
200067,50416,8152.91%
199050,68918,4334.62%
198032,25611,1574.34%
197021,09919,09326.53%
19602,0068635.79%
19501,1431901.83%
1940953270.29%
19309266992.85%
18802270.00%