Solvang, CA

5,552 Population
2.4 square miles 2,289.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
2,289.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
62.0%
was 68.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.7%
was 17.9%
 
Percent Under 18
17.9%
was 16.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
25.5%
was 27.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
11.0%
was 11.1%
 
Median Household Income
$69,261
was $67,484
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.9
42.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
197.5
was 130.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,454
was 1,302.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,655
was 2,606
 
Median Rent
$1,484
was $1,448
 
Total Building Permits
35
was 3
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,439
was 2,426
 
Homeownership Rate
58.0%
was 58.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
35
was 3
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,094.7
was 1,074.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.4%
was 15.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
13.1
was 1.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.6
was 0.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.2%
was 93.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.7%
was 92.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
40.2%
was 40.8%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
96.1%
was 94.2%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0%
 
Revenue
$15,918,485
was $14,884,724
 
Expenditure
$14,538,860
was $13,726,097
 
Revenue per Capita
$2,978
was $2,809
 
Expenditure per Capita
$2,720
was $2,591
 

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