San Mateo County, California Population 2019

San Mateo County, California's estimated population is 768,808 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Mateo County, California is the 14th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018769,5457370.10%
2017768,8086040.08%
2016768,2042,7570.36%
2015765,4477,7771.03%
2014757,6708,6571.16%
2013749,0139,5861.30%
2012739,42711,0231.51%
2011728,4048,6791.21%
2010719,72570,10210.79%
1990649,62362,29410.61%
1980587,32931,0955.59%
1970556,234111,84725.17%
1960444,387208,72888.57%
1950235,659123,877110.82%
1940111,78234,37744.41%
193077,40540,624110.45%
192036,78110,19638.35%
191026,58514,491119.82%
190012,0942,00719.90%
189010,0871,41816.36%
18808,6692,03430.66%
18706,6353,421106.44%
18603,2140.00%

San Mateo County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White397,718
Asian210,816
Some Other Race82,231
Two or More Races40,700
Black or African American18,577
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10,797
American Indian and Alaska Native2,611

San Mateo County, California Population Pyramid 2019

San Mateo County, California Median Age

39.6


Total

38.2


Male

40.9


Female

San Mateo County, California Adults

There are 601,216 adults, (115,064 of whom are seniors) in San Mateo County, California.

San Mateo County, California Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

San Mateo County, California Sex Ratio

Female

387,305

50.73%

Male

376,145

49.27%

San Mateo County, California Households and Families

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

San Mateo County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All59.7%40.3%
Female50.5%49.5%
Male47.1%52.9%
Non Family46.4%53.6%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All261,7962.8859.7
Married142,4493.4970.1
Non Family79,8271.4146.4
Female27,1713.6350.5
Male12,3493.6847.1

3.4

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

San Mateo County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade36,1536.64%
9th to 12th Grade24,0414.42%
High School Graduate84,39315.50%
Some College96,01317.64%
Associates Degree39,5387.26%
Bachelors Degree153,52228.20%
Graduate Degree110,67620.33%

San Mateo County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White236,123228,320138,493
Asian159,746147,10193,385
Hispanic115,11878,41921,231
Other Race50,65332,2897,522
Multiple Races17,13815,7347,716
Black13,90512,4313,218
Islander6,8746,0391,321
Native American1,8191,341341

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 58.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,720$61,737$47,850
Less Than High School$24,963$28,138$20,218
High School Grad$34,073$38,305$29,177
Some College$43,774$49,001$39,419
Bachelors Degree$68,979$83,401$58,970
Graduate Degree$106,387$131,290$86,230

$53,720

Average Earnings

$61,737

Average Male

$47,850

Average Female

San Mateo County, California Language

San Mateo County, California Language by Age

San Mateo County, California Language

53.77% of San Mateo County, California residents speak only English, while 46.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 19.38% of the population.

San Mateo County, California Poverty

San Mateo County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic187,98223,93712.73%
White302,65713,8104.56%
Other81,05911,99514.80%
Asian209,81511,7285.59%
Black17,9982,73915.22%
Multiple40,1742,4696.15%
Islander10,7021,16710.90%
Native2,55061724.20%

7.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.72%

Male Poverty Rate

7.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Mateo County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Mateo County, California is Native, with 24.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Mateo County, California is White, with 4.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.11%
High School9.51%
Some College5.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed19.92%
Male Unemployed17.47%
Female Employed3.89%
Male Employed3.37%

San Mateo County, California Income

San Mateo County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$105,667$151,463
Families$124,485$173,042
Married Families$145,210$195,012
Non Families$65,991$93,443

San Mateo County, California Marital Status

San Mateo County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

San Mateo County, California Married by Age and Sex

San Mateo County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

San Mateo County, California Marital Status by Race

San Mateo County, California Veterans

26,279

Number of Veterans

24,657

Male Veterans

1,622

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,285
Korea3,667
First Gulf War3,494
Second Gulf War3,034
World War II2,057

San Mateo County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White19,4946.09%
Asian3,1961.84%
Hispanic2,8062.07%
Black1,76411.29%
Other8581.44%
2 or More6613.11%
Indian1969.23%
Hawaiian1101.38%

San Mateo County, California Veterans by Education

4.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Mateo County, California Employment Status

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in San Mateo County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Daly City10114810647253245.26%
San Mateo9720710395967526.95%
Redwood City7680284950814810.61%
South San Francisco636646698033165.21%
San Bruno410534295719044.64%
Pacifica372953906217674.74%
Foster City3056734175360811.80%
Menlo Park320323388818565.79%
Burlingame288063030114955.19%
San Carlos284062979713914.90%
East Palo Alto281552968415295.43%
Belmont258442708112374.79%
Millbrae215302266111315.25%
Half Moon Bay1132412697137312.12%
Hillsborough10825114316065.60%
Atherton692072072874.15%
Woodside528755512644.99%
Brisbane428246934119.60%
Portola Valley435345972445.61%
Colma14471510634.35%
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