San Clemente is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 64,447, it is the 143rd largest city in California and the 641st largest city in the United States. San Clemente is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually but its population has decreased by -0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 64,929 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, San Clemente has a population density of 3,511 people per square mile.
The average household income in San Clemente is $153,362 with a poverty rate of 5.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,915 per month, and the median house value is $931,400. The median age in San Clemente is 44.3 years, 42.4 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of San Clementewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.25%.
83.27% of San Clemente residents speak only English, while 16.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.12% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in San Clemente is Black, with 24.10% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in San Clemente is Multiple, with 1.89% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in San Clemente
88.33% of San Clemente residents were born in the United States, with 57.67% having been born in California. 4.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.