Solvang

This warm and friendly town was founded in 1911 and named “sunny fields” by its Danish founders.

Welcome to Solvang

 
Velkommen! Windmills and European architecture abound. This warm and friendly town was founded in 1911 and named “sunny fields” by its Danish founders. Solvang covers a mere 9,000 acres but offers some of the finest bakeries, tasting rooms, and antique shops that the world has to offer. With Theater Fest, the Bookloft, and Danish Days the town speaks to the thespian in all of us. Plus, the world-class Alisal Resort is just minutes away – offering many “dude ranch” activities; including fishing, hiking, horseback riding, golfing, and more. So whether you are looking for a rare gift, a memory that will last or a taste of home in the Americas – Solvang as the Danish capital of the United States will live up to this promise.

Overview for Solvang, CA

8,598 people live in Solvang, where the median age is 52.9 and the average individual income is $65,117. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,598

Total Population

52.9 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$65,117

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Solvang, CA

Solvang has 3,588 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Solvang do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,598 people call Solvang home. The population density is 253.64 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,598

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

52.9

Median Age

46.39 / 53.61%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,588

Total Households

2.38

Average Household Size

$65,117

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Solvang, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Solvang. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Solvang Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Santa Ynez Valley Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Santa Ynez Valley Union High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ballard Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5

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