Vallejo, California Population 2022

128,120
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Vallejo is a city located in Solano County California. With a 2020 population of 128,120, it is the 47th largest city in California and the 229th largest city in the United States. Vallejo is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 1.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 126,090 in 2020. Spanning over 50 miles, Vallejo has a population density of 4,156 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vallejo is $86,031 with a poverty rate of 11.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,624 per month, and the median house value is $404,600. 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 Vallejowas:

  • White: 33.33%
  • Asian: 24.47%
  • Black or African American: 18.48%
  • Other race: 13.35%
  • Two or more races: 9.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.51%
The current population of Vallejo, California is 128,120 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 126,090.

Vallejo, California Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Vallejo Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40,42733.33%
Black or African American22,41618.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native6130.51%
Asian29,67524.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9030.74%
Some Other Race16,19313.35%
Two or More Races11,0489.11%
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Vallejo Population by Race

Vallejo Population Pyramid 2022

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Vallejo Median Age

39.1


Total

37.2


Male

41.7


Female

Vallejo Adults

There are 95,857 adults, (19,017 of whom are seniors) in Vallejo.

Vallejo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Vallejo Sex Ratio

Female

62,414

51.46%

Male

58,861

48.54%

Vallejo Population by Age

Vallejo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vallejo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All57.1%42.9%
Non Family49.9%50.1%
Male47.2%52.8%
Female36.9%63.1%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vallejo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All41,8632.8657.1
Married18,9403.4971
Male3,2033.5547.2
Female6,9893.6436.9
Non Family12,7311.3249.9

3.4

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Vallejo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,2816.24%
9th to 12th Grade5,0826.01%
High School Graduate21,08224.91%
Some College21,65725.59%
Associates Degree8,95710.58%
Bachelors Degree16,06918.99%
Graduate Degree6,4997.68%
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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
Asian22,50620,6668,792
White23,65222,0497,196
2+ Races5,0434,5991,132
Black15,49914,7033,231
Islander665456138
Hispanic18,99213,4002,438
Native American43336950
Other Race9,4206,1591,039

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.07%.

Vallejo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,990$48,582$38,649
Less Than 9th Grade$29,569$36,355$21,296
High School Graduate$37,465$42,357$29,789
Some College$41,178$48,467$34,666
Bachelors Degree$57,770$63,634$53,998
Graduate Degree$71,079$74,688$67,163

$42,990

Average Earnings

$48,582

Average Male

$38,649

Average Female

Vallejo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vallejo Language by Age

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Vallejo Language

62.68% of Vallejo residents speak only English, while 37.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.10% of the population.

Vallejo Language

Vallejo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander90323826.36%
Black22,1924,29719.36%
Multiple10,9751,34212.23%
Hispanic33,0323,93611.92%
White27,7313,22411.63%
Native575498.52%
Asian29,5031,9136.48%
Other1,806NaN%

11.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.94%

Male Poverty Rate

12.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vallejo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vallejo is Islander, with 26.36% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.89%.

Vallejo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.39%
High School12.82%
Some College8.51%
Bachelors or Greater4.27%

Vallejo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.71%
Male Unemployed15.59%
Female Employed5.77%
Female Unemployed32.09%

Vallejo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vallejo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,869$92,022
Families$83,268$100,171
Married Families$100,488$116,306
Non Families$48,548$65,209
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Income by Household Type

Vallejo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

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 35-44.

Vallejo Marital Status by Race

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Vallejo Marital Status

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6,739

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,577
First Gulf War1,257
Vietnam2,498
Korea365
World War II125

Vallejo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34669
35 to 541,753
55 to 641,439
65 to 741,598
75+1,280

Vallejo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9248.61%
Black1,4708.23%
Native American5512.25%
Asian1,3825.56%
Islander12717.64%
Other Race3142.76%
2+ Races4677.27%
Hispanic9134.02%

Vallejo Veterans by Race

Vallejo Veterans by Education

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5.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vallejo Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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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56.04%

Born in Vallejo

73.84%

Native Born

26.16%

Foreign Born

9.68%

Non Citizen

16.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.84% of Vallejo residents were born in the United States, with 56.04% having been born in California. 9.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Vallejo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18805,9870.00%
18906,3433560.58%
19007,0867431.11%
191011,3404,2544.81%
192016,8455,5054.04%
193014,476-2,369-1.50%
194020,0725,5963.32%
195026,0385,9662.64%
196060,87734,8398.86%
197071,71010,8331.65%
198080,3038,5931.14%
1990109,19928,8963.12%
2000116,7607,5610.67%
2010115,942-818-0.07%
2011116,9571,0150.88%
2012117,9721,0150.87%
2013118,9871,0150.86%
2014120,0021,0150.85%
2015121,0171,0150.85%
2016122,0321,0150.84%
2017123,0471,0150.83%
2018124,0621,0150.82%
2019125,0771,0150.82%
2020126,0901,0130.81%
2021127,1051,0150.80%
2022128,1201,0150.80%

Vallejo Population by Year