San Francisco County, California Population 2018

San Francisco County, California's estimated population is 884,363 with a growth rate of 4.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Francisco County, California is the 12th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017884,36334,0814.01%
2016850,282-25,821-2.95%
2016876,1039,7831.13%
2015866,32013,0621.53%
2014853,25811,9881.42%
2013841,27010,8641.31%
2012830,40614,1121.73%
2011816,29410,5241.31%
2010805,77081,81111.30%
1990723,95944,9856.63%
1980678,974-36,700-5.13%
1970715,674-24,642-3.33%
1960740,316-35,041-4.52%
1950775,357140,82122.19%
1940634,5361420.02%
1930634,394127,71825.21%
1920506,67689,76421.53%
1910416,91274,13021.63%
1900342,78243,78514.64%
1890298,99765,03827.80%
1880233,95984,48656.52%
1870149,47392,671163.15%
186056,8020.00%

San Francisco County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White409,355
Asian287,847
Some Other Race59,686
Black or African American45,607
Two or More Races41,697
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,168
American Indian and Alaska Native2,922

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

San Francisco County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

San Francisco County, California Median Age

38.4


Total

38.2


Male

38.5


Female

San Francisco County, California Adults

There are 735,494 adults, (122,441 of which are seniors) in San Francisco County, California.

San Francisco County, California Age Dependency

38.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Child Dependency Ratio

San Francisco County, California Sex Ratio

Female

417,056

49.05%

Male

433,226

50.95%

San Francisco County, California Households and Families

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

San Francisco County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55.1%44.9%
Male45.3%54.7%
Female42.9%57.1%
All36.8%63.2%
Non Family23.5%76.5%

36.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Francisco County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All356,7972.3336.8
Non Family191,1451.5123.5
Married123,8943.2455.1
Female28,9693.3742.9
Male12,7893.3445.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

San Francisco County, California Households

San Francisco County, California Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52,4547.84%
9th to 12th Grade31,5704.72%
High School Graduate83,38912.46%
Some College98,65514.75%
Associates Degree36,3635.44%
Bachelors Degree220,33532.94%
Graduate Degree146,22921.86%

San Francisco County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White296,506290,016219,313
Asian228,818177,81798,985
Hispanic89,65267,88128,247
Other Race40,60129,6259,812
Black33,53829,7118,372
Multiple Races21,88020,66312,805
Native American2,3551,750557
Islander2,0231,793540

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 73.97%.

San Francisco County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,149$61,763$50,770
Less Than High School$21,231$24,684$16,956
High School Grad$27,180$30,416$24,090
Some College$38,386$41,750$35,322
Bachelors Degree$70,294$78,931$62,249
Graduate Degree$92,498$106,215$78,092

$55,149

Average Earnings

$61,763

Average Male

$50,770

Average Female

San Francisco County, California Language

San Francisco County, California Language by Age

San Francisco County, California Language

56.03% of San Francisco County, California residents speak only English, while 43.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 25.63% of the population.

San Francisco County, California Poverty

San Francisco County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian284,54936,60312.86%
White345,23828,9868.40%
Hispanic126,40918,89614.95%
Black44,22614,35232.45%
Other58,0819,58616.50%
Multiple40,6355,72014.08%
Islander3,11472623.31%
Native2,85149417.33%

12.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.62%

Male Poverty Rate

13.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Francisco County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Francisco County, California is Black, with 32.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Francisco County, California is White, with 8.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.61%.

San Francisco County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.31%
High School16.13%
Some College13.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.09%
Male Unemployed28.99%
Female Employed6.20%
Male Employed4.70%

San Francisco County, California Income

San Francisco County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$87,701$127,625
Families$103,363$150,490
Married Families$126,563$174,493
Non Families$71,753$104,811

San Francisco County, California Marital Status

San Francisco County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

San Francisco County, California Married by Age and Sex

San Francisco 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 45To54.

San Francisco County, California Marital Status by Race

San Francisco County, California Veterans

San Francisco County, California Veterans by War

25,791

Number of Veterans

24,030

Male Veterans

1,761

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam8,802
First Gulf War3,604
Second Gulf War3,397
Korea2,629
World War II2,267

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+7,680
65 to 746,361
35 to 545,079
55 to 644,397
18 to 342,274

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16,1994.44%
Asian4,2901.70%
Black3,5389.33%
Hispanic2,3032.23%
2 or More9013.35%
Other4991.04%
Hawaiian1837.10%
Indian1817.10%

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Education

10.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Francisco County, California Employment Status

San Francisco County, California Employment by Age

69.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

San Francisco County, California Employment by Race

San Francisco County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in San Francisco County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
San Francisco805193870887656948.16%
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