Placerville, California Population 2021

11,397
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Placerville is a city located in El Dorado County California. It is also the county seat of El Dorado County. With a 2020 population of 11,397, it is the 359th largest city in California and the 2835th largest city in the United States . Placerville is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 9.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,389 in 2010. Placerville reached it's highest population of 11,397 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Placerville has a population density of 1,951 people per square mile.

The average household income in Placerville is $71,368 with a poverty rate of 16.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,099 per month, and the median house value is $355,500. The median age in Placerville is 42.5 years, 43.1 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Placerville Demographics

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

  • White: 92.24%
  • Other race: 3.02%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Placerville, California is 11,397 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,064.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,389.

Placerville, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,11992.24%
Some Other Race3313.02%
Two or More Races1851.69%
Asian1711.56%
Black or African American990.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native650.59%
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Placerville Population by Race

Placerville Population Pyramid $2021

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Placerville Median Age

42.5


Total

43.1


Male

40.8


Female

Placerville Adults

There are 8,660 adults, (2,215 of whom are seniors) in Placerville.

Placerville Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Placerville Sex Ratio

Female

6,024

54.91%

Male

4,946

45.09%

Placerville Population by Age

Placerville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Placerville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All56.7%43.3%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female25.8%74.2%
Male19.2%80.8%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Placerville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1802.4756.7
Married1,8353.177.1
Non Family1,6961.3847.4
Female4153.3725.8
Male2343.7819.2

3.12

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Placerville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3164.00%
9th to 12th Grade5526.99%
High School Graduate2,25328.54%
Some College1,86123.58%
Associates Degree91611.61%
Bachelors Degree1,29816.44%
Graduate Degree6978.83%
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Placerville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Placerville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,4875,8771,783
Hispanic977755127
Asian17115946
2+ Races11911423
Other Race10569
Black99807
Native American50509

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.49%.

Placerville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,339$42,679$25,917
Less Than 9th Grade$31,763$53,173$
High School Graduate$25,151$34,741$16,444
Some College$42,941$46,889$31,584
Bachelors Degree$43,304$$
Graduate Degree$59,412$$74,167

$33,339

Average Earnings

$42,679

Average Male

$25,917

Average Female

Placerville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Placerville Language by Age

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Placerville Language

87.63% of Placerville residents speak only English, while 12.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.55% of the population.

Placerville Language

Placerville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1791,29915.88%
Hispanic1,79325914.45%
Asian1419265.25%
Multiple994141.41%
Native654163.08%
Other30582.62%
Black23521.74%

16.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.98%

Male Poverty Rate

18.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Placerville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Placerville is Asian, with 65.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Placerville is Other, with 2.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.99%.

Placerville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.83%
High School27.80%
Bachelors or Greater11.97%
Some College9.89%

Placerville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed51.61%
Female Unemployed40.15%
Female Employed10.81%
Male Employed5.86%

Placerville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Placerville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,247$71,368
Families$71,875$87,792
Married Families$91,406-
Non Families$37,346$46,239
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Income by Household Type

Placerville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Placerville Married by Age and Sex

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Placerville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Placerville Marital Status by Race

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Placerville Marital Status

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796

Number of Veterans

763

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam304
Second Gulf War161
First Gulf War114
Korea73
World War II55

Placerville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74240
75+173
55 to 64142
35 to 54126
18 to 34115

Placerville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7329.18%
Hispanic1199.50%
Other Race3416.04%
Black2525.25%
2+ Races53.33%

Placerville Veterans by Race

Placerville Veterans by Education

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5.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Placerville Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Placerville Employment by Age

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Placerville Employment by Race

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Placerville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.70%

Born in Placerville

93.24%

Native Born

6.76%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

4.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.24% of Placerville residents were born in the United States, with 69.70% having been born in California. 2.22% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,3971110.98%
202011,2861110.99%
201911,1751111.00%
201811,064440.40%
201711,0202101.94%
201610,810480.45%
201510,762880.82%
201410,6741121.06%
201310,5621171.12%
201210,44590.09%
201110,436-43-0.41%
201010,4798690.87%
20009,6101,2551.41%
19908,3551,6162.17%
19806,7391,3232.21%
19705,4169772.01%
19604,4396901.70%
19503,7496852.04%
19403,0647422.81%
19302,3226723.48%
19201,650-264-1.47%
19101,9141660.91%
19001,748580.34%
18901,690-261-1.43%
18801,9513892.25%
18701,562-904-4.46%
18602,4660.00%

Placerville Population by Year