Placerville, California Population 2024

10,360

Placerville is a city located in El Dorado County California. Placerville has a 2024 population of 10,360. It is also the county seat of El Dorado County.Placerville is currently declining at a rate of -1.45% annually and its population has decreased by -3.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,732 in 2020.

The average household income in Placerville is $81,856 with a poverty rate of 16.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Placerville is 43.4 years, 41.8 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Placerville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Placerville was:

  • White: 87.43%
  • Two or more races: 6.88%
  • Other race: 2.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.34%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.2%
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,773.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.47% (-372)
The current population of Placerville, California is 10,360 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,732.

Placerville, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,39387.43%
Two or more races7396.88%
Other race2292.13%
Black or African American1441.34%
Asian1241.15%
Native American930.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander220.2%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Placerville Population by Race

Placerville Population Pyramid 2024

Placerville Median Age

43.4

Total

41.8

Male

45.3

Female

Placerville Adults

There are 8,550 adults, (2,217 of whom are seniors) in Placerville.

Placerville Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Placerville Sex Ratio

Female5,86054.54%
Male4,88445.46%

Placerville Population by Age

Placerville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5292.2362.337.7
Married1,8182.9376.723.3
Non Family1,7421.2161.438.6
Female6842.633.566.5
Male2853.0545.654.4
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2.8

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Placerville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Placerville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Placerville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 38.4%.

Placerville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,376

Average Earnings

$44,538

Average Male

$34,185

Average Female

Placerville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Placerville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Placerville Language

83.84% of Placerville residents speak only English, while 16.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.99% of the population.

Placerville Language

Placerville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,4041,02313.82%
Hispanic2,23744019.67%
Multiple67011016.42%
Black786380.77%
Native933840.86%
Asian821012.2%
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16.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.6%

Male Poverty Rate

21.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Placerville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Placerville is Black, with 80.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Placerville is Asian, with 12.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.97%.

Placerville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.36%
High School18.72%
Some College11.16%
Bachelors or Greater8.62%
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Placerville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.78%
Male Unemployed33.76%
Female Employed11%
Male Employed7.51%
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Placerville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Placerville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Placerville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Placerville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Placerville 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 55-64.

Placerville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Placerville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

750

Number of Veterans

738

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Placerville Veterans by War

count

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Placerville Veterans by Age

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Placerville Veterans by Race

Placerville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Placerville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Placerville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Placerville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Placerville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.34%

Born in Placerville

93.7%

Native Born

6.3%

Foreign Born

4.11%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.7% of Placerville residents were born in the United States, with 71.34% having been born in California. 4.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Placerville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,600-152-1.56%
20289,752-152-1.53%
20279,904-152-1.51%
202610,056-152-1.49%
202510,208-152-1.47%
202410,360-152-1.45%
202310,512-152-1.43%
202210,664-152-1.41%
202110,816840.78%
202010,732-368-3.32%
201911,1001090.99%
201810,9911050.96%
201710,8861501.4%
201610,736560.52%
201510,680460.43%
201410,6341171.11%
201310,517730.7%
201210,444120.12%
201110,432-38-0.36%
201010,4708608.95%
20009,6101,25515.02%
19908,3551,61623.98%
19806,7391,32324.43%
19705,41697722.01%
19604,43969018.4%
19503,74968522.36%
19403,06474231.96%
19302,32267240.73%
19201,650-264-13.79%
19101,9141669.5%
19001,748583.43%
18901,690-261-13.38%
18801,95138924.9%
18701,562-904-36.66%
18602,466
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Placerville Population by Year