San Benito County, California Population 2018

San Benito County, California's estimated population is 60,310 with a growth rate of 3.89% 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
201760,3102,2593.89%
201658,051-1,284-2.16%
201659,3359711.66%
201558,3643900.67%
201457,9746041.05%
201357,3706691.18%
201256,7016671.19%
201156,0345020.90%
201055,53218,83551.33%
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%

San Benito County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White48,662
Some Other Race4,090
Two or More Races2,787
Asian1,517
American Indian and Alaska Native445
Black or African American440
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110

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

San Benito 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

San Benito County, California Median Age

35.1


Total

34.3


Male

35.9


Female

San Benito County, California Adults

There are 42,319 adults, (6,502 of which are seniors) in San Benito County, California.

San Benito County, California Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

San Benito County, California Sex Ratio

Female

28,989

49.94%

Male

29,062

50.06%

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
Married71.5%28.5%
All62.2%37.8%
Male50.8%49.2%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Female44%56%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Benito County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,3903.3262.2
Married10,5053.7671.5
Non Family3,4111.3750.2
Female2,3823.9944
Male1,0923.7450.8

3.65

Average Family Size

3.32

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

San Benito County, California Households

San Benito County, California Education

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,04413.76%
9th to 12th Grade2,9137.95%
High School Graduate9,03224.64%
Some College9,71826.51%
Associates Degree3,0058.20%
Bachelors Degree4,77713.03%
Graduate Degree2,1725.92%

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic18,92312,1361,990
White15,71314,8044,327
Other Race2,5181,838309
Multiple Races1,228876172
Asian1,108923500
Black35932377
Native American32125620
Islander7676

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 islander people with a rate of 45.13%.

San Benito County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,054$44,824$28,120
Less Than High School$20,939$27,056$15,866
High School Grad$32,108$38,336$25,641
Some College$41,382$54,671$30,220
Bachelors Degree$58,929$70,457$52,472
Graduate Degree$75,558$75,571$75,536

$37,054

Average Earnings

$44,824

Average Male

$28,120

Average Female

San Benito County, California Language

San Benito County, California Language by Age

San Benito County, California Language

60.64% of San Benito County, California residents speak only English, while 39.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.12% of the population.

San Benito County, California Poverty

San Benito County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic33,7034,65213.80%
White20,8201,4206.82%
Other4,0213608.95%
Multiple2,7812478.88%
Asian1,514603.96%
Native445214.72%
Islander932122.58%
Black433163.70%

10.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.24%

Male Poverty Rate

12.33%

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 22.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Benito County, California is Black, with 3.70% 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 12.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.03%.

San Benito County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.48%
High School9.35%
Some College7.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

San Benito County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.48%
Male Unemployed21.14%
Female Employed6.68%
Male Employed4.34%

San Benito County, California Income

San Benito County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,814$89,710
Families$79,497$93,327
Married Families$94,351$
Non Families$41,943$61,984

San Benito County, California Marital Status

San Benito County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

San Benito County, California Marital Status by Race

San Benito County, California Veterans

San Benito County, California Veterans by War

2,480

Number of Veterans

2,326

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,004
First Gulf War432
Second Gulf War316
Korea176
World War II117

San Benito County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74703
35 to 54624
75+531
55 to 64479
18 to 34143

San Benito County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1436.01%
Hispanic7493.30%
Other872.88%
2 or More694.38%
Black6917.60%
Asian635.17%
Indian4912.83%

San Benito County, California Veterans by Education

4.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Benito County, California Employment Status

San Benito County, California Employment by Age

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

San Benito County, California Employment by Race

San Benito County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in San Benito County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hollister348933783329408.43%
San Juan Bautista186219751136.07%
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