Placer County, California Population 2019

Placer County, California's estimated population is 385,565 with a growth rate of 1.65% 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
2018393,1497,5841.97%
2017385,5656,2771.65%
2016379,2886,2301.67%
2015373,0583,7321.01%
2014369,3263,8811.06%
2013365,4455,1681.43%
2012360,2773,9651.11%
2011356,3126,2861.80%
2010350,026177,230102.57%
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%

How Many People Live in Placer County, California?

385,565

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White310,29582.75%
Asian25,9996.93%
Two or More Races18,3714.90%
Some Other Race11,6613.11%
Black or African American5,7561.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,0290.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8740.23%

Placer County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Placer County, California Median Age

41.6


Total

40.2


Male

43


Female

Placer County, California Adults

There are 289,706 adults, (68,244 of whom are seniors) in Placer County, California.

Placer County, California Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Placer County, California Sex Ratio

Female

191,964

51.19%

Male

183,021

48.81%

Placer County, California Households and Families

Placer County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Placer County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All70.8%29.2%
Male62.4%37.6%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Female49%51%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All138,5642.6870.8
Married79,8843.2581.8
Non Family41,2291.2857.3
Female12,5443.3649
Male4,9073.3562.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Placer County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,6532.17%
9th to 12th Grade8,8073.38%
High School Graduate49,70519.06%
Some College69,36226.60%
Associates Degree29,50411.31%
Bachelors Degree65,21225.00%
Graduate Degree32,55912.48%

Placer County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White202,669195,23177,546
Hispanic28,68823,3926,243
Asian18,38617,15110,102
Multiple Races7,2206,8132,652
Other Race6,9265,0441,240
Black3,9693,7581,331
Native American1,4191,261251
Islander628577147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.94%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,939$61,094$41,170
Less Than High School$25,207$28,948$19,516
High School Grad$35,674$41,804$26,740
Some College$42,942$53,456$36,527
Bachelors Degree$68,022$84,058$53,105
Graduate Degree$83,337$99,090$72,886

$50,939

Average Earnings

$61,094

Average Male

$41,170

Average Female

Placer County, California Language

Placer County, California Language by Age

Placer County, California Language

85.38% of Placer County, California residents speak only English, while 14.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.54% of the population.

Placer County, California Poverty

Placer County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White274,44519,5597.13%
Hispanic50,6366,95913.74%
Other11,5541,88816.34%
Asian25,8811,7136.62%
Multiple18,1051,5878.77%
Black5,60097317.38%
Native1,97737919.17%
Islander85921525.03%

8.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.84%

Male Poverty Rate

8.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Placer County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Placer County, California is Islander, with 25.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Placer County, California is Asian, with 6.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.88%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.54%
High School10.77%
Some College7.72%
Bachelors or Greater4.14%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.09%
Female Unemployed18.59%
Female Employed4.38%
Male Employed3.96%

Placer County, California Income

Placer County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,488$104,490
Families$98,552$120,168
Married Families$108,109$130,725
Non Families$42,691$63,696

Placer County, California Marital Status

Placer County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

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

Placer County, California Marital Status by Race

Placer County, California Veterans

27,062

Number of Veterans

25,077

Male Veterans

1,985

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10,702
First Gulf War4,612
Second Gulf War3,588
Korea3,432
World War II1,696
Age Group Veterans
75+7,821
65 to 747,535
35 to 545,645
55 to 644,236
18 to 341,825

Placer County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White24,3479.97%
Hispanic1,9175.59%
2 or More7578.08%
Black64714.20%
Asian5892.93%
Indian35524.15%
Other2593.13%
Hawaiian10816.98%

Placer County, California Veterans by Education

5.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Placer County, California Employment Status

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Placer County, California 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

64.14%

Born in California

89.19%

Native Born

10.81%

Foreign Born

4.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.19% of Placer County, California residents were born in the United States, with 64.14% having been born in California. 4.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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