San Carlos, California Population 2022

31,186
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San Carlos is a city located in San Mateo County California. With a 2020 population of 31,186, it is the 265th largest city in California and the 1464th largest city in the United States. San Carlos is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 1.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,722 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, San Carlos has a population density of 5,656 people per square mile.

The average household income in San Carlos is $239,376 with a poverty rate of 3.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,423 per month, and the median house value is $1.76 Mn. The median age in San Carlos is 41.8 years, 40.5 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

San Carlos Demographics

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

  • White: 71.07%
  • Asian: 17.59%
  • Two or more races: 8.21%
  • Other race: 2.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of San Carlos, California is 31,186 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,722.

San Carlos, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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San Carlos Population by Race

San Carlos Population Pyramid 2022

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San Carlos Median Age

40.7


Total

39.4


Male

41.9


Female

San Carlos Adults

There are 22,556 adults, (4,434 of whom are seniors) in San Carlos.

San Carlos Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

San Carlos Sex Ratio

Female

15,433

52.06%

Male

14,214

47.94%

San Carlos Population by Age

San Carlos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Carlos Household Types

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Carlos Households and Families

3.12

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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San Carlos Households by Type

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San Carlos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Carlos Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 84.77%.

San Carlos Educational Attainment by Race

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$107,514

Average Earnings

$130,026

Average Male

$91,784

Average Female

San Carlos Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Carlos Language by Age

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San Carlos Language

77.13% of San Carlos residents speak only English, while 22.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.58% of the population.

San Carlos Language

San Carlos Poverty by Race

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3.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.36%

Male Poverty Rate

3.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Carlos

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Carlos is Islander, with 36.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Carlos is Multiple, with 0.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.74%.

San Carlos Poverty

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San Carlos Poverty Rate by Education

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San Carlos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Carlos Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

San Carlos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

San Carlos Married by Age and Sex

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San Carlos Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

San Carlos Marital Status by Race

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San Carlos Marital Status

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769

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

San Carlos Veterans by War

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San Carlos Veterans by Age

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San Carlos Veterans by Race

San Carlos Veterans by Education

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2.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Carlos Veterans by Education

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72.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

San Carlos Employment by Age

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San Carlos Employment by Race

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San Carlos 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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53.64%

Born in San Carlos

78.29%

Native Born

21.71%

Foreign Born

8.22%

Non Citizen

13.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.29% of San Carlos residents were born in the United States, with 53.64% having been born in California. 8.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

San Carlos Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

San Carlos Population by Year