Goleta demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,90723291
Median age37.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%46%43%
Speak English64%56%79%
Speak Spanish27%29%13%
Goleta, CA has a population of 30,671 and is the 1,385th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,907 per sq mi which is 1581% higher than the California average and 4212% higher than the national average. The median age in Goleta is 37 which is approximately 4% higher than the California average of 36. In Goleta, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 64% speak English and 27% speak Spanish. 54% of Goleta residents were born in California, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 23% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Goleta is 1581% higher than California.
  • The median age in Goleta is 4% higher than California.
  • In Goleta 69.07% of the population is White.
  • In Goleta 1.76% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Goleta 8.74% of the population is Asian.

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Goleta population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.76%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.82%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.12%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.67%4.62%3.06%
Other race14.82%13.28%4.75%
In Goleta, 38.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Goleta, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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