San Benito County, California Population 2019

San Benito County, California's estimated population is 60,199 with a growth rate of 1.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Benito County, California is the 42nd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201861,5371,3382.22%
201760,1999641.63%
201659,2359921.70%
201558,2433760.65%
201457,8676001.05%
201357,2676531.15%
201256,6146321.13%
201155,9824650.84%
201055,51718,82051.28%
199036,69711,69246.76%
198025,0056,77937.19%
197018,2262,83018.38%
196015,3961,0267.14%
195014,3702,97826.14%
194011,392810.72%
193011,3112,31625.75%
19208,99595411.86%
19108,0411,40821.23%
19006,6332213.45%
18906,41282814.83%
18805,5840.00%

How Many People Live in San Benito County, California?

60,199

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,13682.04%
Some Other Race5,1818.83%
Two or More Races2,7134.62%
Asian1,6492.81%
Black or African American4420.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native4260.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1240.21%

San Benito County, California Population Pyramid 2019

San Benito County, California Median Age

35.4


Total

34.7


Male

36.3


Female

San Benito County, California Adults

There are 43,042 adults, (6,890 of whom are seniors) in San Benito County, California.

San Benito County, California Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

San Benito County, California Sex Ratio

Female

29,463

50.22%

Male

29,208

49.78%

San Benito County, California Households and Families

San Benito County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

San Benito County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All63.7%36.3%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Male51.1%48.9%
Female44.4%55.6%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4403.3563.7
Married10,5483.7972.9
Non Family3,4321.4352.4
Female2,2613.9444.4
Male1,1993.8451.1

3.67

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

8.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

San Benito County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,13913.76%
9th to 12th Grade2,6697.14%
High School Graduate9,21224.66%
Some College9,76426.14%
Associates Degree3,4039.11%
Bachelors Degree4,98013.33%
Graduate Degree2,1905.86%

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,49212,8251,986
White15,79014,9694,417
Other Race3,2342,278477
Multiple Races1,199838155
Asian1,167954581
Black328296139
Native American31724317
Islander74744

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,030$48,344$30,000
Less Than High School$23,671$31,089$15,903
High School Grad$33,614$40,754$25,976
Some College$43,433$54,994$32,197
Bachelors Degree$54,430$62,880$51,357
Graduate Degree$79,950$87,702$77,957

$40,030

Average Earnings

$48,344

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

San Benito County, California Language

San Benito County, California Language by Age

San Benito County, California Language

59.44% of San Benito County, California residents speak only English, while 40.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.01% of the population.

San Benito County, California Poverty

San Benito County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic34,4274,24812.34%
White20,7061,3086.32%
Other5,1194939.63%
Multiple2,7101525.61%
Asian1,632372.27%
Black434337.60%
Native426245.63%
Islander991919.19%

9.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.23%

Male Poverty Rate

11.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Benito County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Benito County, California is Islander, with 19.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Benito County, California is Asian, with 2.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.05%
High School8.59%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.00%
Male Unemployed21.37%
Female Employed6.02%
Male Employed3.47%

San Benito County, California Income

San Benito County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,760$97,131
Families$84,489$100,976
Married Families$99,437-
Non Families$48,320$67,323

San Benito County, California Marital Status

San Benito County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

San Benito County, California Married by Age and Sex

San Benito County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

San Benito County, California Marital Status by Race

San Benito County, California Veterans

2,349

Number of Veterans

2,201

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam976
First Gulf War426
Second Gulf War411
Korea194
World War II87

San Benito County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9885.60%
Hispanic7193.07%
Other992.51%
Asian796.18%
2 or More734.94%
Black6918.60%
Indian4111.20%

San Benito County, California Veterans by Education

4.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Benito County, California Employment Status

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

San Benito 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

66.54%

Born in California

79.53%

Native Born

20.47%

Foreign Born

11.92%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.53% of San Benito County, California residents were born in the United States, with 66.54% having been born in California. 11.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in San Benito County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hollister348933783329408.43%
San Juan Bautista186219751136.07%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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