Sacramento County, California Population 2019

Sacramento County, California's estimated population is 1,527,718 with a growth rate of 1.07% 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
20181,540,97513,2570.87%
20171,527,71816,2081.07%
20161,511,51017,2161.15%
20151,494,29418,6761.27%
20141,475,61817,8681.23%
20131,457,75012,6720.88%
20121,445,07811,3390.79%
20111,433,73912,3250.87%
20101,421,414380,19536.51%
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%

How Many People Live in Sacramento County, California?

1,527,718

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White877,49558.68%
Asian229,44115.34%
Black or African American147,4259.86%
Some Other Race109,2417.31%
Two or More Races105,3957.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander16,0191.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native10,3840.69%

Sacramento County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Sacramento County, California Median Age

35.9


Total

34.6


Male

37.1


Female

Sacramento County, California Adults

There are 1,133,511 adults, (194,729 of whom are seniors) in Sacramento County, California.

Sacramento County, California Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sacramento County, California Sex Ratio

Female

764,720

51.14%

Male

730,680

48.86%

Sacramento County, California Households and Families

Sacramento County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sacramento County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
All55.5%44.5%
Male45.1%54.9%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Female37.6%62.4%

55.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All532,0502.7655.5
Married241,3063.5170.9
Non Family180,3571.3344.5
Female77,4263.4937.6
Male32,9613.4545.1

3.38

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sacramento County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade65,8246.61%
9th to 12th Grade63,4716.37%
High School Graduate224,14522.50%
Some College248,17724.91%
Associates Degree96,9929.74%
Bachelors Degree196,51419.73%
Graduate Degree101,07210.15%

Sacramento County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White513,766482,425177,217
Hispanic185,181133,69029,808
Asian156,779126,79660,157
Black94,04883,68319,756
Other Race62,42041,8467,208
Multiple Races43,19838,12711,267
Islander10,6138,7581,226
Native American7,3525,9441,068

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,503$42,311$35,564
Less Than High School$21,562$25,487$16,429
High School Grad$29,438$31,817$25,456
Some College$36,419$41,392$31,987
Bachelors Degree$55,556$63,782$49,327
Graduate Degree$75,731$85,558$67,967

$39,503

Average Earnings

$42,311

Average Male

$35,564

Average Female

Sacramento County, California Language

Sacramento County, California Language by Age

Sacramento County, California Language

67.94% of Sacramento County, California residents speak only English, while 32.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.61% of the population.

Sacramento County, California Poverty

Sacramento County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White676,87482,84012.24%
Hispanic335,10169,78420.82%
Black141,98637,64126.51%
Asian228,08937,51416.45%
Other106,44924,42122.94%
Multiple103,98020,32319.55%
Islander15,8902,94818.55%
Native10,1242,07520.50%

16.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.05%

Male Poverty Rate

17.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sacramento County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sacramento County, California is Black, with 26.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sacramento County, California is White, with 12.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.00%
High School17.78%
Some College12.46%
Bachelors or Greater5.52%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.12%
Male Unemployed30.25%
Female Employed8.66%
Male Employed7.53%

Sacramento County, California Income

Sacramento County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,239$80,705
Families$70,821$91,224
Married Families$87,183$108,244
Non Families$41,078$55,861

Sacramento County, California Marital Status

Sacramento County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

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

Sacramento County, California Marital Status by Race

Sacramento County, California Veterans

81,541

Number of Veterans

74,361

Male Veterans

7,180

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31,372
First Gulf War14,213
Second Gulf War12,069
Korea8,480
World War II4,049
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7420,704
35 to 5418,891
75+18,567
55 to 6416,154
18 to 347,225

Sacramento County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White59,9448.67%
Black10,2489.23%
Hispanic9,0184.00%
Asian5,3383.02%
2 or More2,9815.34%
Other2,0932.75%
Indian5286.16%
Hawaiian4093.33%

Sacramento County, California Veterans by Education

9.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sacramento County, California Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sacramento 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

60.60%

Born in California

79.27%

Native Born

20.73%

Foreign Born

8.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.27% of Sacramento County, California residents were born in the United States, with 60.60% having been born in California. 8.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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