Sierra County, California Population 2018

Sierra County, California's estimated population is 2,999 with a growth rate of 2.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sierra County, California is the 57th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,999682.32%
20162,931-33-1.11%
20162,964-30-1.00%
20152,994150.50%
20142,979-51-1.68%
20133,030-38-1.24%
20123,068-32-1.03%
20113,100-121-3.76%
20103,221-97-2.92%
19903,3182457.97%
19803,07370829.94%
19702,3651185.25%
19602,247-163-6.76%
19502,410-615-20.33%
19403,02560324.90%
19302,42263935.84%
19201,783-2,315-56.49%
19104,098812.02%
19004,017-1,034-20.47%
18905,051-1,572-23.74%
18806,6231,00417.87%
18705,619-5,768-50.65%
186011,3870.00%

Sierra County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,809
Two or More Races58
American Indian and Alaska Native33
Some Other Race14
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14
Black or African American2
Asian1

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

Sierra County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20% Male Population0%5%10%15%20% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Sierra County, California Median Age

55.2


Total

54.9


Male

55.7


Female

Sierra County, California Adults

There are 2,506 adults, (765 of which are seniors) in Sierra County, California.

Sierra County, California Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sierra County, California Sex Ratio

Female

1,482

50.56%

Male

1,449

49.44%

Sierra County, California Households and Families

Sierra County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sierra County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female84.8%15.2%
Married84.5%15.5%
All80.3%19.7%
Non Family73.5%26.5%

80.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sierra County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2752.2780.3
Married6982.6884.5
Non Family4941.2573.5
Female794.5984.8
Male411.25100

2.9

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sierra County, California Households

Sierra County, California Education

Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade632.65%
9th to 12th Grade1988.32%
High School Graduate63226.54%
Some College73030.66%
Associates Degree28712.05%
Bachelors Degree35214.78%
Graduate Degree1195.00%

Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1021,962458
Hispanic205971
Multiple Races332913
Native American2518
Other Race1414
Islander1414
Black21
Asian1

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 39.39%.

Sierra County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,329$44,010$24,234
Less Than High School$16,250$16,827$15,625
High School Grad$24,651$30,721$23,650
Some College$29,792$51,250$20,000
Bachelors Degree$$151,875$41,576
Graduate Degree$51,188$64,167$50,438

$30,329

Average Earnings

$44,010

Average Male

$24,234

Average Female

Sierra County, California Language

Sierra County, California Language by Age

Sierra County, California Language

89.99% of Sierra County, California residents speak only English, while 10.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.38% of the population.

Sierra County, California Poverty

Sierra County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,49126910.80%
Hispanic3055417.70%
Multiple5858.62%
Other1417.14%
Asian11100.00%
Black11100.00%

11.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.43%

Male Poverty Rate

10.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sierra County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sierra County, California is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sierra County, California is Other, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.97%.

Sierra County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater21.28%
Less Than High School18.58%
Some College7.95%
High School5.62%

Sierra County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed7.14%
Male Employed4.50%
Female Employed0.75%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sierra County, California Income

Sierra County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,984$69,544
Families$74,814$94,390
Married Families$90,909$
Non Families$23,696$29,989

Sierra County, California Marital Status

Sierra County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sierra County, California Married by Age and Sex

Sierra 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.

Sierra County, California Marital Status by Race

Sierra County, California Veterans

Sierra County, California Veterans by War

342

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam178
Second Gulf War63
World War II30
Korea13
First Gulf War9

Sierra County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74148
55 to 6469
18 to 3463
75+41
35 to 5421

Sierra County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White31513.08%
Indian2678.79%
Hispanic135.60%
Black150.00%

Sierra County, California Veterans by Education

0.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sierra County, California Employment Status

Sierra County, California Employment by Age

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Sierra County, California Employment by Race

Sierra County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sierra County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Loyalton766695-71-9.27%
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