San Clemente, California Population 2024

62,687

San Clemente is a city located in Orange County California. San Clemente has a 2024 population of 62,687. San Clemente is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -2.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 64,257 in 2020.

The average household income in San Clemente is $186,231 with a poverty rate of 5.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in San Clemente is 44.2 years, 41.8 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

San Clemente Demographics

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

  • White: 77.08%
  • Two or more races: 11.75%
  • Asian: 4.8%
  • Other race: 4.3%
  • Black or African American: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
Land Area (mi²)
18.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,415.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.44% (-1,570)
The current population of San Clemente, California is 62,687 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 64,257.

San Clemente, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White49,51177.08%
Two or more races7,54511.75%
Asian3,0854.8%
Other race2,7594.3%
Black or African American1,0571.65%
Native American2070.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander680.11%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

San Clemente Population by Race

San Clemente Population Pyramid 2024

San Clemente Median Age

44.2

Total

41.8

Male

47.2

Female

San Clemente Adults

There are 50,219 adults, (12,535 of whom are seniors) in San Clemente.

San Clemente Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

San Clemente Sex Ratio

Female31,32548.77%
Male32,90751.23%

San Clemente Population by Age

San Clemente Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All23,6462.764.935.1
Married14,3693.1776.823.2
Non Family6,8031.3945.954.1
Female1,8223.684654
Male6523.2552.147.9
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

San Clemente 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

San Clemente Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Clemente Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62%.

San Clemente Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$74,832

Average Earnings

$95,056

Average Male

$57,723

Average Female

San Clemente Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Clemente Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

San Clemente Language

84.19% of San Clemente residents speak only English, while 15.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.09% of the population.

San Clemente Language

San Clemente Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White46,0572,3565.12%
Hispanic10,8046195.73%
Other2,75935512.87%
Multiple7,4803244.33%
Asian3,0762347.61%
Black1,05715915.04%
Native205104.88%
Islander6845.88%
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5.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.05%

Male Poverty Rate

6.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Clemente

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Clemente is Black, with 15.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Clemente is Multiple, with 4.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.23%.

San Clemente Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.73%
High School10.56%
Some College6.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%
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San Clemente Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.5%
Male Unemployed13.56%
Female Employed2.96%
Male Employed1.38%
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San Clemente Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Clemente Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

San Clemente Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

San Clemente Married by Age and Sex

male

female

San Clemente 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 35-44.

San Clemente Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

San Clemente Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,850

Number of Veterans

2,624

Male Veterans

226

Female Veterans

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San Clemente Veterans by War

count

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San Clemente Veterans by Age

count

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San Clemente Veterans by Race

San Clemente Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Clemente Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

San Clemente Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

San Clemente Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

San Clemente 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

57.61%

Born in San Clemente

88.73%

Native Born

11.27%

Foreign Born

3.7%

Non Citizen

7.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.73% of San Clemente residents were born in the United States, with 57.61% having been born in California. 3.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

San Clemente Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202960,762-385-0.63%
202861,147-385-0.63%
202761,532-385-0.62%
202661,917-385-0.62%
202562,302-385-0.61%
202462,687-385-0.61%
202363,072-385-0.61%
202263,457-385-0.6%
202163,842-415-0.65%
202064,257-293-0.45%
201964,550-347-0.53%
201864,897-345-0.53%
201765,242-125-0.19%
201665,367820.13%
201565,2852830.44%
201465,0021590.25%
201364,8432690.42%
201264,5744510.7%
201164,1235670.89%
201063,55613,62027.27%
200049,9368,83621.5%
199041,10013,77550.41%
198027,32510,26260.14%
197017,0638,536100.11%
19608,5276,519324.65%
19502,0081,529319.21%
1940479-188-28.19%
1930667
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San Clemente Population by Year