Scotts Valley demographics profile

StatisticScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,56023291
Median age38.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%46%43%
Speak English86%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%
Scotts Valley, CA has a population of 11,824 and is the 3,456th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,560 per sq mi which is 1002% higher than the California average and 2726% higher than the national average. The median age in Scotts Valley is 39 which is approximately 8% higher than the California average of 36. In Scotts Valley, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 63% of Scotts Valley residents were born in California, 23% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Scotts Valley is 1002% higher than California.
  • The median age in Scotts Valley is 8% higher than California.
  • In Scotts Valley 87.08% of the population is White.
  • In Scotts Valley 0.56% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Scotts Valley 7.86% of the population is Asian.

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Scotts Valley population breakdown by race

RaceScotts ValleyCaliforniaNational
Black or African American0.56%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.82%4.62%3.06%
Other race0.69%13.28%4.75%
In Scotts Valley, 11.0% 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 Scotts Valley, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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