Valley Center, California Population 2022

10,249
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Valley Center is a city located in San Diego County California. With a 2020 population of 10,249, it is the 486th largest city in California and the 4052nd largest city in the United States. Valley Center is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually but its population has decreased by -9.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,320 in 2020. Spanning over 27 miles, Valley Center has a population density of 373 people per square mile.

The average household income in Valley Center is $122,585 with a poverty rate of 13.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,313 per month, and the median house value is $633,900. The median age in Valley Center is 37.8 years, 38.3 years for males, and 37.1 years for females.

Valley Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Valley Centerwas:

  • White: 72.51%
  • Two or more races: 10.49%
  • Other race: 9.51%
  • Asian: 3.56%
  • Black or African American: 2.72%
  • Native American: 1.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
The current population of Valley Center, California is 10,249 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,320.

Valley Center, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Valley Center Population by Race

Valley Center Population Pyramid 2022

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Valley Center Median Age

38.5


Total

42.1


Male

36.9


Female

Valley Center Adults

There are 8,616 adults, (2,111 of whom are seniors) in Valley Center.

Valley Center Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley Center Sex Ratio

Female

6,179

54.58%

Male

5,141

45.42%

Valley Center Population by Age

Valley Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Valley Center Household Types

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valley Center Households and Families

3.61

Average Family Size

3.63

Average Household Size

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Valley Center Households by Type

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Valley Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valley Center Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.77%.

Valley Center Educational Attainment by Race

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$41,332

Average Earnings

$49,610

Average Male

$32,852

Average Female

Valley Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valley Center Language by Age

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Valley Center Language

74.97% of Valley Center residents speak only English, while 25.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.18% of the population.

Valley Center Language

Valley Center Poverty by Race

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13.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.12%

Male Poverty Rate

15.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley Center is Black, with 87.66% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.84%.

Valley Center Poverty

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Valley Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Valley Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valley Center Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Valley Center Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley Center Married by Age and Sex

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Valley Center 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.

Valley Center Marital Status by Race

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Valley Center Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Valley Center Veterans by War

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Valley Center Veterans by Age

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Valley Center Veterans by Race

Valley Center Veterans by Education

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26.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley Center Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Valley Center Employment by Age

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Valley Center Employment by Race

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Valley Center 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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58.35%

Born in Valley Center

84.05%

Native Born

15.95%

Foreign Born

5.71%

Non Citizen

10.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.05% of Valley Center residents were born in the United States, with 58.35% having been born in California. 5.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Valley Center Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Valley Center Population by Year