Vallejo, California Population 2020

123,073

Vallejo is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 123,073, it is the 49th largest city in California and the 229th largest city in the United States. Vallejo is currently growing at a rate of 0.47% annually and its population has increased by 6.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 115,942 in 2010. Spanning over 50 miles, Vallejo has a population density of 3,993 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vallejo is $82,317 with a poverty rate of 14.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,406 per month, and the median house value is $338,200. The median age in Vallejo is 38 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.

Vallejo Demographics

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

  • White: 36.64%
  • Asian: 23.76%
  • Black or African American: 21.21%
  • Other race: 10.14%
  • Two or more races: 6.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.38%
The current population of Vallejo, California is 123,073, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 121,913.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 115,942.

Vallejo, California Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020452,0762,7330.60%
2019449,3432,7330.61%
2018446,6102,7330.61%
2017443,8774,5771.03%
2016439,3005,5921.27%
2015433,7084,5531.05%
2014429,1555,4061.26%
2013423,7494,0500.96%
2012419,6993,3940.81%
2011416,3052,3610.57%
2010413,9440.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,32836.64%
Asian28,74023.76%
Black or African American25,65721.21%
Some Other Race12,26210.14%
Two or More Races8,2906.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,2441.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native4560.38%

Vallejo Population Pyramid 2020

Vallejo Median Age

38


Total

36.7


Male

40.2


Female

Vallejo Adults

There are 95,449 adults, (18,438 of whom are seniors) in Vallejo.

Vallejo Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Vallejo Sex Ratio

Female

62,492

51.66%

Male

58,485

48.34%

Vallejo Households and Families

Vallejo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vallejo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.3%29.7%
All54.9%45.1%
Non Family48.1%51.9%
Male46.3%53.7%
Female34.3%65.7%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,9912.8554.9
Married17,8913.5570.3
Non Family13,3631.3648.1
Female7,6413.5334.3
Male3,0963.5446.3

3.41

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vallejo Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6235.51%
9th to 12th Grade5,5186.58%
High School Graduate20,62524.59%
Some College22,62526.98%
Associates Degree8,62410.28%
Bachelors Degree16,18819.30%
Graduate Degree5,6686.76%

Vallejo Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,67023,1847,695
Asian21,63619,7638,397
Hispanic17,23312,1751,970
Black16,91815,3773,005
Other Race7,0494,696578
Multiple Races3,5093,369779
Islander956786258
Native American35932768

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.81%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,077$43,491$35,958
Less Than High School$24,908$34,375$17,878
High School Grad$32,972$37,339$25,698
Some College$38,457$45,212$33,331
Bachelors Degree$55,209$58,208$52,946
Graduate Degree$69,047$79,297$63,911

$40,077

Average Earnings

$43,491

Average Male

$35,958

Average Female

Vallejo Language

Vallejo Language by Age

Vallejo Language

62.97% of Vallejo residents speak only English, while 37.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.43% of the population.

Vallejo Poverty

Vallejo Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black25,3756,06323.89%
Hispanic30,6394,71415.39%
White28,7983,23411.23%
Asian28,5732,1477.51%
Other12,1631,58513.03%
Multiple8,2231,28015.57%
Islander1,24422818.33%
Native427245.62%

14.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.26%

Male Poverty Rate

14.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vallejo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vallejo is Black, with 23.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vallejo is Native, with 5.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.74%
High School15.99%
Some College9.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.76%
Male Unemployed31.13%
Female Employed6.92%
Male Employed5.43%

Vallejo Income

Vallejo Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,606$82,317
Families$75,898$91,302
Married Families$93,900$109,707
Non Families$40,963$56,648

Vallejo Marital Status

Vallejo Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Vallejo Married by Age and Sex

Vallejo 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.

Vallejo Marital Status by Race

Vallejo Veterans

7,056

Number of Veterans

6,519

Male Veterans

537

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,965
First Gulf War1,307
Second Gulf War1,218
Korea460
World War II250
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,831
35 to 541,596
55 to 641,583
75+1,480
18 to 34566
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4589.28%
Black1,5107.66%
Asian1,4756.13%
Hispanic8213.93%
2 or More2856.31%
Other2372.83%
Hawaiian918.86%

$Vallejo Veterans by Education

6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vallejo Employment Status

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Vallejo 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

54.70%

Born in California

73.93%

Native Born

26.07%

Foreign Born

9.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.93% of Vallejo residents were born in the United States, with 54.70% having been born in California. 9.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020123,0735800.47%
2019122,4935800.48%
2018121,9132690.22%
2017121,6445800.48%
2016121,0645060.42%
2015120,5589140.76%
2014119,6441,0690.90%
2013118,5759710.83%
2012117,6049100.78%
2011116,6945670.49%
2010116,127-633-0.05%
2000116,7607,5610.67%
1990109,19928,8963.12%
198080,3038,5931.14%
197071,71010,8331.65%
196060,87734,8398.86%
195026,0385,9662.64%
194020,0725,5963.32%
193014,476-2,369-1.50%
192016,8455,5054.04%
191011,3404,2544.81%
19007,0867431.11%
18906,3433560.58%
18805,9870.00%