Sacramento County, California Population 2018

Sacramento County, California's estimated population is 1,530,615 with a growth rate of 3.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sacramento County, California is the 8th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,530,61551,3153.47%
20161,479,300-33,960-2.24%
20161,513,26017,1301.14%
20151,496,13018,6081.26%
20141,477,52218,0481.24%
20131,459,47412,8890.89%
20121,446,58512,0790.84%
20111,434,50612,8550.90%
20101,421,651380,43236.54%
19901,041,219257,83832.91%
1980783,381151,88324.05%
1970631,498128,72025.60%
1960502,778225,63881.42%
1950277,140106,80762.70%
1940170,33328,33419.95%
1930141,99950,97055.99%
192091,02923,22334.25%
191067,80621,89147.68%
190045,9155,57613.82%
189040,3395,94917.30%
188034,3907,56028.18%
187026,8302,68811.13%
186024,14215,055165.68%
18509,0870.00%

Sacramento County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White876,485
Asian224,235
Black or African American146,464
Some Other Race104,392
Two or More Races101,091
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15,500
American Indian and Alaska Native11,133

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

Sacramento 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

Sacramento County, California Median Age

35.7


Total

34.5


Male

37


Female

Sacramento County, California Adults

There are 1,118,351 adults, (189,350 of which are seniors) in Sacramento County, California.

Sacramento County, California Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sacramento County, California Sex Ratio

Female

756,345

51.13%

Male

722,955

48.87%

Sacramento County, California Households and Families

Sacramento County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sacramento County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.7%29.3%
All55.2%44.8%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Male43.8%56.2%
Female37.5%62.5%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sacramento County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All527,3352.7655.2
Married237,4363.570.7
Non Family180,2481.3344.5
Female78,1873.5337.5
Male31,4643.4743.8

3.38

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sacramento County, California Households

Sacramento County, California Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade65,5636.70%
9th to 12th Grade63,8236.52%
High School Graduate219,24422.40%
Some College249,03825.45%
Associates Degree94,3939.65%
Bachelors Degree189,75919.39%
Graduate Degree96,8249.89%

Sacramento County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White512,368481,484175,216
Hispanic178,889127,45927,301
Asian151,014120,98556,066
Black92,19981,40018,193
Other Race59,01039,3506,720
Multiple Races40,74135,84810,348
Islander10,1558,1151,085
Native American7,4576,0051,044

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.13%.

Sacramento County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,974$41,570$34,483
Less Than High School$20,135$23,204$15,395
High School Grad$28,294$31,156$25,407
Some College$35,984$40,574$31,769
Bachelors Degree$54,234$62,821$47,286
Graduate Degree$74,022$84,240$64,707

$37,974

Average Earnings

$41,570

Average Male

$34,483

Average Female

Sacramento County, California Language

Sacramento County, California Language by Age

Sacramento County, California Language

68.27% of Sacramento County, California residents speak only English, while 31.73% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.30% of the population.

Sacramento County, California Poverty

Sacramento County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White678,73985,96412.67%
Hispanic327,62477,16823.55%
Black140,92440,73728.91%
Asian223,00839,13517.55%
Other101,79826,20625.74%
Multiple99,87820,87220.90%
Islander15,3573,09320.14%
Native10,8732,32021.34%

17.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.22%

Male Poverty Rate

18.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sacramento County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sacramento County, California is Black, with 28.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sacramento County, California is White, with 12.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.71%.

Sacramento County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.67%
High School18.35%
Some College12.90%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%

Sacramento County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.60%
Male Unemployed33.27%
Female Employed9.33%
Male Employed8.04%

Sacramento County, California Income

Sacramento County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,509$76,827
Families$67,305$86,953
Married Families$83,924$103,671
Non Families$39,469$53,116

Sacramento County, California Marital Status

Sacramento County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sacramento County, California Married by Age and Sex

Sacramento 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.

Sacramento County, California Marital Status by Race

Sacramento County, California Veterans

Sacramento County, California Veterans by War

85,177

Number of Veterans

77,901

Male Veterans

7,276

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam32,265
First Gulf War14,206
Second Gulf War11,959
Korea9,332
World War II4,719

Sacramento County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7420,702
35 to 5419,907
75+19,417
55 to 6417,558
18 to 347,593

Sacramento County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White63,7199.23%
Black10,1359.27%
Hispanic9,2874.24%
Asian5,2253.04%
2 or More2,9645.59%
Other2,2093.05%
Indian5295.97%
Hawaiian3963.35%

Sacramento County, California Veterans by Education

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sacramento County, California Employment Status

Sacramento County, California Employment by Age

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sacramento County, California Employment by Race

Sacramento County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sacramento County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Sacramento466488495234287466.16%
Elk Grove1530151697431672810.93%
Citrus Heights832558743241775.02%
Folsom722037727150687.02%
Rancho Cordova6480572326752111.61%
Galt236472563319868.40%
Isleton804836323.98%
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