San Bruno, California Population 2021

42,335
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San Bruno is a city located in San Mateo County California. With a 2020 population of 42,335, it is the 201st largest city in California and the 926th largest city in the United States . San Bruno is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually but its population has increased by 2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,114 in 2010. San Bruno reached it's highest population of 43,243 in 2015. Spanning over 5 miles, San Bruno has a population density of 7,733 people per square mile.

The average household income in San Bruno is $133,479 with a poverty rate of 4.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,372 per month, and the median house value is $908,300. The median age in San Bruno is 39.3 years, 39.2 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

San Bruno Demographics

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

  • White: 44.31%
  • Asian: 31.07%
  • Other race: 12.87%
  • Two or more races: 7.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.13%
The current population of San Bruno, California is 42,335 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 43,043.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 41,114.

San Bruno, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,09244.31%
Asian13,38431.07%
Some Other Race5,54312.87%
Two or More Races3,3327.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,2522.91%
Black or African American4260.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.13%
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San Bruno Population by Race

San Bruno Population Pyramid $2021

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San Bruno Median Age

39.3


Total

39.2


Male

39.5


Female

San Bruno Adults

There are 35,086 adults, (6,411 of whom are seniors) in San Bruno.

San Bruno Age Dependency

50.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

San Bruno Sex Ratio

Female

21,941

50.93%

Male

21,142

49.07%

San Bruno Population by Age

San Bruno Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Bruno Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All58.9%41.1%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Female41.7%58.3%
Male40.6%59.4%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Bruno Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,0632.8358.9
Married7,9733.5372.5
Non Family4,8741.3544.5
Female1,5343.4741.7
Male6823.7240.6

3.41

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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San Bruno Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0796.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,4784.66%
High School Graduate4,79715.11%
Some College6,23719.65%
Associates Degree3,22310.16%
Bachelors Degree9,23729.10%
Graduate Degree4,68714.77%
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San Bruno Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Bruno Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,18510,4454,878
Asian10,5769,8886,336
Hispanic7,5635,7831,872
Other Race3,9683,0541,107
2+ Races1,3721,266628
Islander911673211
Black370344133
Native American5437

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.91%.

San Bruno Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,593$67,857$53,767
Less Than 9th Grade$30,819$44,953$21,355
High School Graduate$43,213$51,089$37,431
Some College$52,974$60,349$45,673
Bachelors Degree$72,295$77,269$64,470
Graduate Degree$102,930$109,214$90,741

$60,593

Average Earnings

$67,857

Average Male

$53,767

Average Female

San Bruno Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Bruno Language by Age

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San Bruno Language

50.12% of San Bruno residents speak only English, while 49.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 19.31% of the population.

San Bruno Language

San Bruno Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,5197346.37%
White14,0766734.78%
Asian13,3294423.32%
Other5,5381252.26%
Multiple3,3271103.31%
Black414358.45%
Islander1,250201.60%
Native541425.93%

4.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.22%

Male Poverty Rate

5.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Bruno

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Bruno is Native, with 25.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Bruno is Islander, with 1.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.95%.

San Bruno Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.76%
High School6.37%
Some College3.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%

San Bruno Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed15.18%
Female Unemployed11.97%
Female Employed2.13%
Male Employed1.29%

San Bruno Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Bruno Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$109,387$133,479
Families$126,774$149,897
Married Families$143,057-
Non Families$73,125$89,902
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Income by Household Type

San Bruno Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

San Bruno Married by Age and Sex

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San Bruno 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 35-44.

San Bruno Marital Status by Race

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San Bruno Marital Status

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1,461

Number of Veterans

1,389

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam503
Second Gulf War237
First Gulf War236
Korea228
World War II54

San Bruno Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+462
35 to 54400
65 to 74397
55 to 64137
18 to 3465

San Bruno Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0966.92%
Hispanic3203.69%
Asian1401.24%
Other Race912.03%
2+ Races724.08%
Black4510.71%
Native American1731.48%

San Bruno Veterans by Race

San Bruno Veterans by Education

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4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Bruno Veterans by Education

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71.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

San Bruno Employment by Age

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San Bruno Employment by Race

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San Bruno 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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52.12%

Born in San Bruno

62.54%

Native Born

37.46%

Foreign Born

12.40%

Non Citizen

25.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.54% of San Bruno residents were born in the United States, with 52.12% having been born in California. 12.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

San Bruno Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202142,335-236-0.55%
202042,571-236-0.55%
201942,807-236-0.55%
201843,043-164-0.38%
201743,207110.03%
201643,196-47-0.11%
201543,2432510.58%
201442,9923990.94%
201342,5934671.11%
201242,1265681.37%
201141,5584131.00%
201041,1459800.24%
200040,1651,2040.30%
199038,9613,5440.96%
198035,417-837-0.23%
197036,2547,1912.24%
196029,06316,5858.82%
195012,4785,9596.71%
19406,5192,9096.09%
19303,6102,0488.74%
19201,5620.00%

San Bruno Population by Year