San Rafael, California Population 2019

San Rafael, California's estimated population is 58,704 according to the most recent United States census estimates. San Rafael, California is the 156th largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3543.44 people/mi² (1368.12 people/km²).

The overall median age is 41.3 years, 40.3 years for males, and 42.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.49 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in San Rafael, California is $85,931, while the mean household income is $133,068.

San Rafael Ca Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of San Rafael Ca was:

  • White: 65.85%
  • Other race: 19.27%
  • Asian: 6.34%
  • Two or more races: 5.30%
  • Black or African American: 2.65%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%

How Many People Live in San Rafael, California?

58,704
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201858,704-90-0.15%
201758,794-138-0.23%
201658,932-163-0.28%
201559,095-51-0.09%
201459,1461410.24%
201359,0055530.95%
201258,4522230.38%
201158,2294330.75%
201057,7961,7330.30%
200056,0637,6591.48%
199048,4043,7040.80%
198044,7005,7231.38%
197038,97718,5176.66%
196020,4606,6123.98%
195013,8485,2754.91%
19408,5735510.67%
19308,0222,5103.82%
19205,512-422-0.73%
19105,9342,0554.34%
19003,8795891.66%
18903,2901,0143.75%
18802,2761,43510.47%
18708410.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White38,971
Some Other Race11,403
Asian3,753
Two or More Races3,138
Black or African American1,570
American Indian and Alaska Native226
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander119

San Rafael Ca Population Pyramid 2019

San Rafael Ca Median Age

41.3


Total

40.3


Male

42.6


Female

San Rafael Ca Adults

There are 46,515 adults, (10,628 of whom are seniors) in San Rafael Ca.

San Rafael Ca Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

San Rafael Ca Sex Ratio

Female

29,557

49.94%

Male

29,623

50.06%

San Rafael Ca Households and Families

San Rafael Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

San Rafael Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.6%33.4%
All52.3%47.7%
Female42.3%57.7%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Male38.9%61.1%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,9682.4952.3
Married10,0193.1666.6
Non Family9,7131.3541.1
Female2,2863.7942.3
Male9503.8938.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

San Rafael Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,40110.52%
9th to 12th Grade1,5753.77%
High School Graduate5,42212.97%
Some College7,26017.36%
Associates Degree2,4365.83%
Bachelors Degree11,94228.56%
Graduate Degree8,78021.00%

San Rafael Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,67925,69516,794
Hispanic9,8685,2261,337
Other Race5,8882,385369
Asian2,7682,5261,493
Multiple Races1,5951,570798
Black1,2031,081384
Native American16095
Islander1194444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 98.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 62.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,942$50,452$46,684
Less Than High School$18,990$20,641$16,656
High School Grad$27,088$28,981$24,635
Some College$40,745$46,837$36,070
Bachelors Degree$75,829$100,550$60,952
Graduate Degree$87,217$103,713$82,073

$48,942

Average Earnings

$50,452

Average Male

$46,684

Average Female

San Rafael Ca Language

San Rafael Ca Language by Age

San Rafael Ca Language

63.89% of San Rafael Ca residents speak only English, while 36.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.50% of the population.

San Rafael Ca Poverty

San Rafael Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic17,1495,34431.16%
Other11,1754,54940.71%
White32,5002,1856.72%
Asian3,5553519.87%
Multiple3,0772859.26%
Black1,472473.19%
Native225177.56%

14.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.18%

Male Poverty Rate

15.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Rafael Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Rafael Ca is Other, with 40.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Rafael Ca is Black, with 3.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.58%
Some College10.46%
High School10.26%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.02%
Female Unemployed31.07%
Female Employed8.18%
Male Employed6.30%

San Rafael Ca Income

San Rafael Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$85,931$133,068
Families$113,308$160,980
Married Families$137,883-
Non Families$56,127$88,542

San Rafael Ca Marital Status

San Rafael Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

San Rafael Ca Married by Age and Sex

San Rafael Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

San Rafael Ca Marital Status by Race

San Rafael Ca Veterans

2,624

Number of Veterans

2,484

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam950
Korea498
World War II343
Second Gulf War313
First Gulf War242

San Rafael Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2276.82%
Hispanic2071.76%
Black1359.73%
2 or More1045.61%
Other851.20%
Asian732.26%

San Rafael Ca Veterans by Education

5.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Rafael Ca Employment Status

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

San Rafael Ca Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

46.63%

Born in California

72.87%

Native Born

27.13%

Foreign Born

17.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.87% of San Rafael Ca residents were born in the United States, with 46.63% having been born in California. 17.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.