SCV Demographics

Santa Clarita Marathon

Population at a Glance

The Santa Clarita Valley is home to an estimated 293,042 residents.

Of all people living in the Santa Clarita Valley, 219,611 residents live in the City of Santa Clarita. The remaining residents live in the surrounding unincorporated areas.

From 2015 to 2016, the population of the Santa Clarita Valley increased by an estimated 1.7 percent compared to 0.8 percent growth rate statewide.

The population of the Santa Clarita Valley has increased by 41 percent over the past 15 years. The statewide growth was recorded at only 14 percent.


Household Income

The median household income in the Santa Clarita Valley in 2016 was $95,064 –  one of the highest levels in the state.

One third of all households now earn more than $125,000.

More than 60% household make at least $75,000.

A large proportion of its residents work in high-paying fields such as engineering, healthcare and management.



The Santa Clarita Valley has a highly educated population: for residents ages 25 and above:

- Close to to 90 percent of the Santa Clarita Valley residents age 25+ have completed high school

- More than 70 percent have at least some college

- 35 percent have four-year degree or higher