Solano County CA Information


Solano County Subdivisions

Solano County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 428,354
Population in Households 417,099
Population in Familes 350,352
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,255
Population Density1 521
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 148,095
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 106,580
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 158,272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91,458 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 56,637 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,177 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $345,643
Average Home Value $390,625


Median Household Income $68,639
Average Household Income $87,990
Per Capita Income $30,775
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.93%
Households 0.7% 1.0%
Families 0.71% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Solano County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Solano County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 66th
Population Density1 # 12 81st
Diversity Index2 # 11 83rd
Median Household Income # 13 79th
Per Capita Income # 20 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.