Vallejo, California Population 2021

121,722
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Vallejo is a city located in Solano County California. With a 2020 population of 121,722, it is the 50th largest city in California and the 234th largest city in the United States . Vallejo is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually and its population has increased by 4.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 115,942 in 2010. Vallejo reached it's highest population of 121,722 in 2021. Spanning over 50 miles, Vallejo has a population density of 3,949 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vallejo is $86,031 with a poverty rate of 12.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,532 per month, and the median house value is $370,000. The median age in Vallejo is 38.4 years, 36.7 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Vallejo Demographics

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

  • White: 35.33%
  • Asian: 23.82%
  • Black or African American: 20.30%
  • Other race: 12.16%
  • Two or more races: 6.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.37%
The current population of Vallejo, California is 121,722 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 121,677.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 115,942.

Vallejo, California Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021451,4791,9180.42%
2020449,5611,9180.43%
2019447,6431,9180.43%
2018445,7252,2140.50%
2017443,5114,6531.05%
2016438,8585,4491.24%
2015433,4094,4031.02%
2014429,0065,3471.25%
2013423,6593,9850.94%
2012419,6743,3320.79%
2011416,3422,3750.57%
2010413,9670.00%

Vallejo Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,84435.33%
Asian28,88623.82%
Black or African American24,61720.30%
Some Other Race14,75012.16%
Two or More Races8,4346.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,2841.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native4520.37%
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Vallejo Population by Race

Vallejo Population Pyramid $2021

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Vallejo Median Age

38.4


Total

36.7


Male

40.8


Female

Vallejo Adults

There are 96,173 adults, (19,155 of whom are seniors) in Vallejo.

Vallejo Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Vallejo Sex Ratio

Female

62,429

51.48%

Male

58,838

48.52%

Vallejo Population by Age

Vallejo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vallejo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.3%29.7%
All55.5%44.5%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Male44.1%55.9%
Female34.9%65.1%

55.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vallejo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All42,0482.8555.5
Married18,1043.5570.3
Non Family13,5911.3449.4
Female7,2243.6434.9
Male3,1293.4944.1

3.42

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Vallejo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,4955.32%
9th to 12th Grade5,6356.66%
High School Graduate21,58725.53%
Some College22,46026.56%
Associates Degree8,58510.15%
Bachelors Degree15,83318.72%
Graduate Degree5,9737.06%
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Vallejo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vallejo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,50322,9107,629
Asian21,74419,9048,123
Hispanic17,81312,6061,996
Black16,94015,7943,331
Other Race8,3285,546754
2+ Races3,7603,540812
Islander967787229
Native American36832140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.15%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.36%.

Vallejo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,881$44,883$36,982
Less Than 9th Grade$27,042$35,793$21,593
High School Graduate$35,423$39,659$26,867
Some College$39,920$46,561$34,629
Bachelors Degree$54,557$58,575$53,217
Graduate Degree$67,684$80,693$60,556

$40,881

Average Earnings

$44,883

Average Male

$36,982

Average Female

Vallejo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vallejo Language by Age

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Vallejo Language

62.65% of Vallejo residents speak only English, while 37.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.39% of the population.

Vallejo Language

Vallejo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black24,3484,99020.49%
Hispanic31,5773,93612.46%
White28,7643,19011.09%
Asian28,6742,0127.02%
Other14,6401,76612.06%
Multiple8,3791,33615.94%
Islander1,28423017.91%
Native4085212.75%

12.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.23%

Male Poverty Rate

12.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vallejo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vallejo is Black, with 20.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vallejo is Asian, with 7.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.27%.

Vallejo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.60%
High School13.60%
Some College8.57%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

Vallejo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.66%
Male Unemployed20.76%
Female Employed5.44%
Male Employed4.88%

Vallejo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vallejo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,405$86,031
Families$78,550$95,053
Married Families$96,184$113,164
Non Families$43,194$60,392
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Income by Household Type

Vallejo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Vallejo Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Vallejo Marital Status

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7,478

Number of Veterans

6,936

Male Veterans

542

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,078
Second Gulf War1,511
First Gulf War1,510
Korea400
World War II190

Vallejo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,982
35 to 541,874
55 to 641,514
75+1,426
18 to 34682

Vallejo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5189.82%
Black1,6748.58%
Asian1,6106.61%
Hispanic9484.36%
2+ Races2996.17%
Other Race2512.48%
Islander11410.86%
Native American123.11%

Vallejo Veterans by Race

Vallejo Veterans by Education

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7.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vallejo Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Vallejo Employment by Age

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Vallejo Employment by Race

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Vallejo 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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55.45%

Born in Vallejo

74.05%

Native Born

25.95%

Foreign Born

9.66%

Non Citizen

16.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.05% of Vallejo residents were born in the United States, with 55.45% having been born in California. 9.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Vallejo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021121,722150.01%
2020121,707150.01%
2019121,692150.01%
2018121,6771310.11%
2017121,5465970.49%
2016120,9494720.39%
2015120,4778750.73%
2014119,6021,0520.89%
2013118,5509510.81%
2012117,5998900.76%
2011116,7095720.49%
2010116,137-623-0.05%
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%

Vallejo Population by Year