Placer County, California Population 2018

Placer County, California's estimated population is 386,166 with a growth rate of 4.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Placer County, California is the 22nd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017386,16615,5954.21%
2016370,571-9,171-2.42%
2016379,7426,2731.68%
2015373,4693,7421.01%
2014369,7273,9051.07%
2013365,8225,2531.46%
2012360,5694,1241.16%
2011356,4456,4111.83%
2010350,034177,238102.57%
1990172,79655,54947.38%
1980117,24739,94151.67%
197077,30620,30835.63%
196056,99815,34936.85%
195041,64913,54148.17%
194028,1083,64014.88%
193024,4685,88431.66%
192018,5843471.90%
191018,2372,45115.53%
190015,7866854.54%
189015,1018696.11%
188014,2322,87525.31%
187011,357-1,913-14.42%
186013,2700.00%

Placer County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White308,414
Asian24,862
Two or More Races17,745
Some Other Race11,535
Black or African American5,473
American Indian and Alaska Native1,957
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander585

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Placer County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Placer County, California Median Age

41.5


Total

40.1


Male

42.8


Female

Placer County, California Adults

There are 285,340 adults, (66,332 of which are seniors) in Placer County, California.

Placer County, California Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Placer County, California Sex Ratio

Female

189,781

51.21%

Male

180,790

48.79%

Placer County, California Households and Families

Placer County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Placer County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All70.1%29.9%
Male61.2%38.8%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female48.2%51.8%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Placer County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All136,7302.6870.1
Married77,7683.2581.2
Non Family41,1501.2957.1
Female12,9303.4248.2
Male4,8823.361.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Placer County, California Households

Placer County, California Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,6052.18%
9th to 12th Grade9,2743.61%
High School Graduate49,28819.21%
Some College68,03426.51%
Associates Degree29,70811.58%
Bachelors Degree63,50924.75%
Graduate Degree31,18012.15%

Placer County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White200,622192,68475,969
Hispanic27,74622,3985,867
Asian17,65816,5369,290
Other Race6,8124,8311,199
Multiple Races6,7226,3852,362
Black3,8363,5381,161
Native American1,4491,310275
Islander45542076

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.61%.

Placer County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,188$58,140$40,178
Less Than High School$25,234$28,594$18,516
High School Grad$32,309$40,544$26,634
Some College$41,878$51,662$35,112
Bachelors Degree$66,128$78,169$53,761
Graduate Degree$81,656$95,784$72,619

$49,188

Average Earnings

$58,140

Average Male

$40,178

Average Female

Placer County, California Language

Placer County, California Language by Age

Placer County, California Language

85.26% of Placer County, California residents speak only English, while 14.74% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.88% of the population.

Placer County, California Poverty

Placer County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White272,63219,8087.27%
Hispanic49,5568,42417.00%
Other11,4582,15818.83%
Multiple17,5171,6709.53%
Asian24,7891,3055.26%
Black5,3351,01819.08%
Native1,89928815.17%
Islander56619834.98%

8.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.43%

Male Poverty Rate

8.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Placer County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Placer County, California is Islander, with 34.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Placer County, California is Asian, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.66%.

Placer County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.73%
High School11.00%
Some College7.80%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

Placer County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.73%
Female Unemployed23.18%
Female Employed4.70%
Male Employed3.78%

Placer County, California Income

Placer County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$76,926$99,830
Families$93,925$115,173
Married Families$104,342$126,565
Non Families$41,771$60,356

Placer County, California Marital Status

Placer County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Placer County, California Married by Age and Sex

Placer County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Placer County, California Marital Status by Race

Placer County, California Veterans

Placer County, California Veterans by War

27,830

Number of Veterans

25,889

Male Veterans

1,941

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam11,027
First Gulf War4,283
Korea3,569
Second Gulf War3,227
World War II1,952

Placer County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+7,852
65 to 747,738
35 to 545,648
55 to 644,750
18 to 341,842

Placer County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White25,19710.41%
Hispanic1,9055.75%
2 or More6817.71%
Asian6583.42%
Black65815.05%
Other2763.47%
Indian25917.12%
Hawaiian10122.00%

Placer County, California Veterans by Education

5.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Placer County, California Employment Status

Placer County, California Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Placer County, California Employment by Race

Placer County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Placer County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Roseville1186601326711401111.81%
Rocklin5701962787576810.12%
Lincoln427814703042499.93%
Auburn13305139636584.95%
Loomis641967673485.42%
Colfax19502004542.77%
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