San Clemente, California Population 2023

64,524

San Clemente is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2023 population of 64,524, it is the 144th largest city in California and the 655th largest city in the United States.San Clemente is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually but its population has decreased by -0.62% 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 3,516 people per square mile.

The average household income in San Clemente is $153,362 with a poverty rate of 6.27%. 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, 42.2 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

San Clemente Demographics

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

  • White: 80.98%
  • Two or more races: 6.59%
  • Other race: 5.66%
  • Asian: 5.11%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of San Clemente, California is 64,524 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 64,929.

San Clemente, California Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

San Clemente Population by Race

San Clemente Population Pyramid 2023

San Clemente Median Age

44.2

Total

42.2

Male

46.1

Female

San Clemente Adults

There are 50,286 adults, (12,212 of whom are seniors) in San Clemente.

San Clemente Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

San Clemente Sex Ratio

Female32,63250.26%
Male32,29749.74%

San Clemente Population by Age

San Clemente Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.11

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

San Clemente Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 59.54%.

San Clemente Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$64,977

Average Earnings

$83,112

Average Male

$48,088

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

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.

San Clemente Language

San Clemente Poverty by Race

rate

6.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.02%

Male Poverty Rate

5.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Clemente

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Clemente is Black, with 26.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Clemente is Multiple, with 2.74% 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%.

San Clemente Poverty

San Clemente Poverty Rate by Education

San Clemente Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Clemente Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

San Clemente Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

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

3,040

Number of Veterans

2,772

Male Veterans

268

Female Veterans

San Clemente Veterans by War

San Clemente Veterans by Age

count

San Clemente Veterans by Race

San Clemente Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Clemente Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

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

58.24%

Born in San Clemente

89.21%

Native Born

11.78%

Foreign Born

4.09%

Non Citizen

7.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.21% of San Clemente residents were born in the United States, with 58.24% having been born in California. 4.09% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

San Clemente Population by Year