Santa Clara County, California Population 2019

Santa Clara County, California's estimated population is 1,938,153 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Clara County, California is the 6th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20171,938,1536,5780.34%
20161,931,57512,3550.64%
20151,919,22022,9741.21%
20141,896,24625,3111.35%
20131,870,93529,0671.58%
20121,841,86828,0561.55%
20111,813,81227,2701.53%
20101,786,542288,96519.30%
19901,497,577202,50615.64%
19801,295,071230,35721.64%
19701,064,714422,39965.76%
1960642,315351,768121.07%
1950290,547115,59866.08%
1940174,94929,83120.56%
1930145,11844,44244.14%
1920100,67617,13720.51%
191083,53923,32338.73%
190060,21612,21125.44%
189048,00512,96637.00%
188035,0398,79333.50%
187026,24614,334120.33%
186011,9120.00%

Santa Clara County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White869,630
Asian671,511
Some Other Race210,878
Two or More Races94,182
Black or African American48,314
American Indian and Alaska Native9,273
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7,438

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Santa Clara County, California Population Pyramid 2019

20,00040,00060,00080,000 Male Population20,00040,00060,00080,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Santa Clara County, California Median Age

37


Total

35.9


Male

38.1


Female

Santa Clara County, California Adults

There are 1,476,210 adults, (239,965 of whom are seniors) in Santa Clara County, California.

Santa Clara County, California Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Clara County, California Sex Ratio

Female

947,909

49.60%

Male

963,317

50.40%

Santa Clara County, California Households and Families

Santa Clara County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Santa Clara County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.1%32.9%
All56.9%43.1%
Male45%55%
Female44%56%
Non Family43.3%56.7%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Clara County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All630,4512.9856.9
Married357,3393.5367.1
Non Family177,3431.4643.3
Female64,2773.7244
Male31,4923.745

3.45

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Santa Clara County, California Households

Santa Clara County, California Education

Santa Clara County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91,7967.00%
9th to 12th Grade71,3645.45%
High School Graduate193,77114.78%
Some College208,42915.90%
Associates Degree89,6626.84%
Bachelors Degree351,77826.84%
Graduate Degree303,82323.18%

Santa Clara County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian482,523435,011306,549
White478,364460,803275,820
Hispanic285,695192,19446,033
Other Race123,04075,12313,005
Multiple Races37,51833,93216,981
Black32,17729,46111,642
Native American5,9784,686819
Islander4,9764,277880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 63.53%.

Santa Clara County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,673$72,107$45,842
Less Than High School$24,632$29,338$19,240
High School Grad$32,306$36,604$26,841
Some College$43,945$51,193$37,122
Bachelors Degree$80,268$100,015$61,327
Graduate Degree$113,379$133,127$84,650

$57,673

Average Earnings

$72,107

Average Male

$45,842

Average Female

Santa Clara County, California Language

Santa Clara County, California Language by Age

Santa Clara County, California Language

47.56% of Santa Clara County, California residents speak only English, while 52.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 24.08% of the population.

Santa Clara County, California Poverty

Santa Clara County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic489,49366,04413.49%
Asian665,37547,9807.21%
White610,96735,7335.85%
Other207,92633,31516.02%
Multiple91,4147,2447.92%
Black46,3517,18915.51%
Native9,0761,12012.34%
Islander7,3356278.55%

8.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.81%

Male Poverty Rate

9.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Clara County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Clara County, California is Other, with 16.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Clara County, California is White, with 5.85% 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 11.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.56%.

Santa Clara County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.81%
High School11.16%
Some College7.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%

Santa Clara County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.48%
Female Unemployed21.87%
Female Employed4.84%
Male Employed3.46%

Santa Clara County, California Income

Santa Clara County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$106,761$143,191
Families$122,700$158,926
Married Families$142,281$179,118
Non Families$67,524$94,643

Santa Clara County, California Marital Status

Santa Clara County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Clara County, California Married by Age and Sex

Santa Clara 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 35To44.

Santa Clara County, California Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Santa Clara County, California Veterans

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by War

55,763

Number of Veterans

52,198

Male Veterans

3,565

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam20,680
First Gulf War7,471
Korea7,448
Second Gulf War6,239
World War II3,578

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+17,148
65 to 7414,546
35 to 5411,001
55 to 649,233
18 to 343,835

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White41,0465.91%
Hispanic8,3952.45%
Asian7,1641.35%
Black2,6567.06%
Other2,5021.68%
2 or More1,6023.22%
Indian5067.32%
Hawaiian2874.94%

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by Education

5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Clara County, California Employment Status

Santa Clara County, California Employment by Age

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Clara County, California Employment by Race

Santa Clara County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Santa Clara County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
San Jose9525551025350727957.64%
Sunnyvale140058152771127139.08%
Santa Clara11649712594894518.11%
Mountain View740208044764278.68%
Milpitas66815775281071316.03%
Palo Alto644096702426154.06%
Cupertino585726064320713.54%
Gilroy4881055069625912.82%
Morgan Hill3787844155627716.57%
Campbell393484093915914.04%
Saratoga29971307677962.66%
Los Altos289993056115625.39%
Los Gatos294343054511113.77%
Los Altos Hills802885014735.89%
Monte Sereno337335541815.37%
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