Solano County CA Information


Solano County Subdivisions

Solano County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 420,051
Population in Households 408,243
Population in Familes 342,965
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,808
Population Density1 511
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 144,738
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 104,064
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 155,162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89,174 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 55,564 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,424 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $255,480
Average Home Value $291,878


Median Household Income $65,372
Average Household Income $83,704
Per Capita Income $29,367
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.38% 0.76%
Households 0.49% 0.87%
Families 0.48% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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, 2014 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 # 11 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 11 83rd
Median Household Income # 12 81st
Per Capita Income # 18 71st

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