South San Francisco, California Population 2019

South San Francisco, California's estimated population is 67,733 according to the most recent United States census estimates. South San Francisco, California is the 129th largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 7380.31 people/mi² (2849.54 people/km²).

The overall median age is 39.1 years, 37.5 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 3.2 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 South San Francisco, California is $92,074, while the mean household income is $110,853.

South San Francisco Ca Demographics

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

  • Asian: 39.80%
  • White: 33.78%
  • Other race: 16.52%
  • Two or more races: 6.10%
  • Black or African American: 2.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.18%

How Many People Live in South San Francisco, California?

67,733
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201867,7335210.78%
201767,212-74-0.11%
201667,286-11-0.02%
201567,2974020.60%
201466,8955870.89%
201366,3086691.02%
201265,6391,1471.78%
201164,4927521.18%
201063,7403,1880.51%
200060,5526,2401.09%
199054,3124,9190.95%
198049,3932,7470.57%
197046,6467,2281.70%
196039,41820,0677.37%
195019,35112,72211.31%
19406,6294360.68%
19306,1931,7823.45%
19204,4112,4228.29%
19101,9890.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Asian26,716
White22,671
Some Other Race11,085
Two or More Races4,093
Black or African American1,381
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,055
American Indian and Alaska Native119

South San Francisco Ca Population Pyramid 2019

South San Francisco Ca Median Age

39.1


Total

37.5


Male

41.4


Female

South San Francisco Ca Adults

There are 53,867 adults, (10,326 of whom are seniors) in South San Francisco Ca.

South San Francisco Ca Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

South San Francisco Ca Sex Ratio

Female

33,700

50.21%

Male

33,420

49.79%

South San Francisco Ca Households and Families

South San Francisco Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

South San Francisco Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70%30%
All61.1%38.9%
Female53.2%46.8%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Male46.3%53.7%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,7123.261.1
Married11,5603.7270
Non Family5,1311.6349.2
Female2,7213.9453.2
Male1,3003.2946.3

3.59

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

South San Francisco Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,0328.31%
9th to 12th Grade3,2176.63%
High School Graduate10,06020.74%
Some College10,73122.12%
Associates Degree4,4749.22%
Bachelors Degree12,46025.68%
Graduate Degree3,5387.29%

South San Francisco Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian20,23517,9759,489
Hispanic14,14310,4632,469
White10,90110,0963,238
Other Race6,9684,9941,093
Multiple Races2,2872,005551
Black935784233
Islander792608134
Native American1189927

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,998$45,840$44,096
Less Than High School$31,567$33,242$25,445
High School Grad$34,222$36,770$29,447
Some College$42,644$41,929$44,090
Bachelors Degree$60,838$67,207$54,129
Graduate Degree$87,500$103,792$82,684

$44,998

Average Earnings

$45,840

Average Male

$44,096

Average Female

South San Francisco Ca Language

South San Francisco Ca Language by Age

South San Francisco Ca Language

41.91% of South San Francisco Ca residents speak only English, while 58.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 25.98% of the population.

South San Francisco Ca Poverty

South San Francisco Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic22,4512,31710.32%
Other10,8091,36212.60%
Asian26,7111,3565.08%
White12,6189867.81%
Multiple4,0363508.67%
Black1,37017812.99%
Native1184941.53%
Islander1,055171.61%

7.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.88%

Male Poverty Rate

7.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South San Francisco Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in South San Francisco Ca is Native, with 41.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South San Francisco Ca is Islander, with 1.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.36%
High School10.10%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
Some College4.32%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.36%
Male Unemployed25.10%
Male Employed3.15%
Female Employed3.06%

South San Francisco Ca Income

South San Francisco Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$92,074$110,853
Families$97,271$118,972
Married Families$114,394-
Non Families$57,402$77,174

South San Francisco Ca Marital Status

South San Francisco Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

South San Francisco Ca Married by Age and Sex

South San Francisco Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

South San Francisco Ca Marital Status by Race

South San Francisco Ca Veterans

2,190

Number of Veterans

2,051

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam772
First Gulf War342
Korea278
Second Gulf War260
World War II203

South San Francisco Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5708.20%
Hispanic5773.58%
Asian3041.37%
Other1401.82%
2 or More873.36%
Black746.30%
Indian1512.71%

South San Francisco Ca Veterans by Education

2.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

South San Francisco Ca Employment Status

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

South San Francisco 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

51.95%

Born in California

60.15%

Native Born

39.85%

Foreign Born

12.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

60.15% of South San Francisco Ca residents were born in the United States, with 51.95% having been born in California. 12.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.