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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Capitola is 9,846. Capitola, California is the 3,186th largest city in the US.
Capitola is located entirely in Santa Cruz County.
The peak population of Capitola was in 1990, when its population was 10,066. In 1990, Capitola was the 2,434th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,186th largest city in the US. Capitola is currently 2.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Capitola has shrunk 2.0% since the year 2000. Capitola, California's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Capitola has a population density of 6,226 people per square mile.
|3180||College Place, Washington||9,885||25.3%|
|3182||Eagle Point, Oregon||9,865||96.5%|
|3184||East Liverpool, Ohio||9,857||-24.7%|
|3189||Avon Park, Florida||9,839||15.8%|
The total voting age population of Capitola, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,682. The voting age population is 44.2% male and 55.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.9% of the residents of Capitola are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Capitola are 85.0% White, 6.8% Two or more races, 3.7% Asian, 3.1% Other, 0.7% American Indian, 0.6% Black and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 24.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Capitola, 15.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.5%. On a per-household basis, 10.7% of families are below the poverty line in Capitola.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.3% of Capitola residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.0% of Capitola residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.2% have a bachelor's degree and 14.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Capitola residents aged 5 and older, 21.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 19.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Capitola is 1.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Capitola, 17.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Capitola is $71,059.
In Capitola, 47.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.9% of housing units in Capitola.
Of all the housing units in Capitola, 8.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Capitola, 5.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 270 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Capitola is $1,780.
In Capitola, 86.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.