Alameda County, California Population 2019

Alameda County, California's estimated population is 1,663,190 with a growth rate of 0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Alameda County, California is the 7th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,663,1909,9540.60%
20161,653,23616,0950.98%
20151,637,14125,5691.59%
20141,611,57228,6361.81%
20131,582,93626,2881.69%
20121,556,64824,4331.59%
20111,532,21518,8131.24%
20101,513,402234,22018.31%
19901,279,182173,80315.72%
19801,105,37932,1953.00%
19701,073,184164,97518.16%
1960908,209167,89422.68%
1950740,315227,30444.31%
1940513,01138,1288.03%
1930474,883130,70637.98%
1920344,17798,04639.83%
1910246,131115,93489.05%
1900130,19736,33338.71%
189093,86430,88849.05%
188062,97638,739159.83%
187024,23715,310171.50%
18608,9270.00%

Alameda County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White694,720
Asian471,335
Black or African American180,446
Some Other Race155,248
Two or More Races104,062
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander13,652
American Indian and Alaska Native10,152

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Alameda County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Alameda County, California Median Age

37.3


Total

36.4


Male

38.2


Female

Alameda County, California Adults

There are 1,284,703 adults, (208,693 of whom are seniors) in Alameda County, California.

Alameda County, California Age Dependency

51.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alameda County, California Sex Ratio

Female

829,966

50.93%

Male

799,649

49.07%

Alameda County, California Households and Families

Alameda County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Alameda County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.5%32.5%
All53%47%
Male44.4%55.6%
Female39.7%60.3%
Non Family37.5%62.5%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alameda County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All569,0702.8153
Married282,7593.4767.5
Non Family189,6651.4537.5
Female67,6673.4839.7
Male28,9793.5844.4

3.37

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alameda County, California Households

Alameda County, California Education

Alameda County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade75,8646.66%
9th to 12th Grade66,0975.80%
High School Graduate203,79617.89%
Some College210,12218.45%
Associates Degree73,9766.49%
Bachelors Degree293,13725.73%
Graduate Degree216,15718.98%

Alameda County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White411,757396,294231,976
Asian340,159298,805188,420
Hispanic214,852147,08937,116
Black126,238113,11433,425
Other Race93,22059,37111,103
Multiple Races47,55243,27319,694
Islander9,4028,1041,650
Native American6,9795,4981,558

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 56.34%.

Alameda County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,285$55,454$42,994
Less Than High School$23,835$27,975$18,839
High School Grad$33,324$36,997$29,975
Some College$41,811$48,058$36,909
Bachelors Degree$64,971$79,699$55,011
Graduate Degree$92,398$110,227$74,347

$50,285

Average Earnings

$55,454

Average Male

$42,994

Average Female

Alameda County, California Language

Alameda County, California Language by Age

Alameda County, California Language

55.44% of Alameda County, California residents speak only English, while 44.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 18.81% of the population.

Alameda County, California Poverty

Alameda County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic360,63253,09414.72%
Asian464,69241,0688.84%
Black176,55639,52122.38%
White515,95438,0997.38%
Other152,37923,16515.20%
Multiple102,38611,62011.35%
Native9,9361,95419.67%
Islander13,4521,3429.98%

11.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.34%

Male Poverty Rate

12.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alameda County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alameda County, California is Black, with 22.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alameda County, California is White, with 7.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.66%.

Alameda County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.03%
High School12.33%
Some College9.79%
Bachelors or Greater4.59%

Alameda County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.60%
Male Unemployed26.79%
Female Employed5.94%
Male Employed4.90%

Alameda County, California Income

Alameda County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$85,743$114,330
Families$103,600$131,775
Married Families$124,038$151,724
Non Families$52,450$73,298

Alameda County, California Marital Status

Alameda County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Alameda County, California Married by Age and Sex

Alameda County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Alameda County, California Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Alameda County, California Veterans

Alameda County, California Veterans by War

53,532

Number of Veterans

49,358

Male Veterans

4,174

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam19,760
First Gulf War7,686
Second Gulf War7,432
Korea5,182
World War II3,616

Alameda County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+14,320
65 to 7413,723
35 to 5410,938
55 to 6410,254
18 to 344,297

Alameda County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White32,1195.64%
Black10,0606.98%
Hispanic6,1562.40%
Asian6,0811.60%
Other2,0841.85%
2 or More2,0023.41%
Hawaiian6606.11%
Indian5266.55%

Alameda County, California Veterans by Education

7.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alameda County, California Employment Status

Alameda County, California Employment by Age

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Alameda County, California Employment by Race

Alameda County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Alameda County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Oakland390905420005291007.44%
Fremont214079233136190578.90%
Hayward1443721589371456510.09%
Berkeley11248912124087517.78%
San Leandro849529046555136.49%
Livermore811088911580079.87%
Pleasanton70273822701199717.07%
Alameda738127890650946.90%
Union City695247532257988.34%
Dublin46036595831354729.43%
Newark425734581032377.60%
Albany185431968811456.17%
Emeryville1001311671165816.56%
Piedmont10686113536676.24%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990