Sierra County, California Population 2019

Sierra County, California's estimated population is 3,009 with a growth rate of 1.76% 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
20182,987-22-0.73%
20173,009521.76%
20162,957-39-1.30%
20152,996160.54%
20142,980-49-1.62%
20133,029-38-1.24%
20123,067-32-1.03%
20113,099-122-3.79%
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%

How Many People Live in Sierra County, California?

3,009

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,79796.95%
Two or More Races551.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.97%
Black or African American40.14%
Some Other Race10.03%

Sierra County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Sierra County, California Median Age

55


Total

53.9


Male

58.1


Female

Sierra County, California Adults

There are 2,459 adults, (763 of whom are seniors) in Sierra County, California.

Sierra County, California Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sierra County, California Sex Ratio

Female

1,397

48.42%

Male

1,488

51.58%

Sierra County, California Households and Families

Sierra County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sierra County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All79.7%20.3%
Non Family72.9%27.1%
Female71.9%28.1%
Male16.2%83.8%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2082.3679.7
Married6022.5690.2
Non Family5051.4572.9
Female645.5371.9
Male376.1116.2

2.89

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sierra County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.39%
9th to 12th Grade1556.70%
High School Graduate58825.42%
Some College81335.15%
Associates Degree25310.94%
Bachelors Degree34414.87%
Graduate Degree1516.53%

Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0912,019483
Hispanic171931
Multiple Races292510
Native American20122
Black31
Other Race11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 34.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,775$45,903$25,817
Less Than High School$16,429$30,833$15,714
High School Grad$20,272$20,278$20,268
Some College$30,444$56,691$24,900
Bachelors Degree$$157,500$42,174
Graduate Degree$52,000$$

$30,775

Average Earnings

$45,903

Average Male

$25,817

Average Female

Sierra County, California Language

Sierra County, California Language by Age

Sierra County, California Language

91.83% of Sierra County, California residents speak only English, while 8.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.60% of the population.

Sierra County, California Poverty

Sierra County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,48432713.16%
Hispanic290186.21%
Multiple5559.09%
Black22100.00%
Other11100.00%

12.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.36%

Male Poverty Rate

12.20%

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 Hispanic, with 6.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.32%
Bachelors or Greater25.71%
High School8.28%
Some College7.28%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed5.26%
Male Employed4.61%
Female Employed0.51%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sierra County, California Income

Sierra County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,190$70,434
Families$86,205$98,529
Married Families$97,895-
Non Families$19,004$29,782

Sierra County, California Marital Status

Sierra County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sierra County, California Marital Status by Race

Sierra County, California Veterans

242

Number of Veterans

216

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War39
World War II7
Korea6
First Gulf War5

Sierra County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2239.30%
Indian1864.29%
Black125.00%

Sierra County, California Veterans by Education

0.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sierra County, California Employment Status

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Sierra County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.88%

Born in California

97.40%

Native Born

2.60%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.40% of Sierra County, California residents were born in the United States, with 56.88% having been born in California. 1.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Sierra County, California

  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