San Clemente, California Population 2021

64,276
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San Clemente is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 64,276, it is the 141st largest city in California and the 598th largest city in the United States . San Clemente is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually but its population has increased by 1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 63,522 in 2010. San Clemente reached it's highest population of 65,185 in 2016. Spanning over 19 miles, San Clemente has a population density of 3,502 people per square mile.

The average household income in San Clemente is $153,362 with a poverty rate of 5.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,880 per month, and the median house value is $906,100. The median age in San Clemente is 44.3 years, 42.4 years for males, and 45.6 years for females.

San Clemente Demographics

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

  • White: 83.12%
  • Other race: 6.34%
  • Two or more races: 5.00%
  • Asian: 4.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of San Clemente, California is 64,276 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 64,699.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 63,522.

San Clemente, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White53,92683.12%
Some Other Race4,1136.34%
Two or More Races3,2415.00%
Asian2,7564.25%
Black or African American5040.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native2520.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander860.13%
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San Clemente Population by Race

San Clemente Population Pyramid $2021

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San Clemente Median Age

44.3


Total

42.4


Male

45.6


Female

San Clemente Adults

There are 50,971 adults, (11,496 of whom are seniors) in San Clemente.

San Clemente Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

San Clemente Sex Ratio

Female

32,619

50.28%

Male

32,259

49.72%

San Clemente Population by Age

San Clemente Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Clemente Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All68%32%
Female53.7%46.3%
Male46.6%53.4%
Non Family46%54%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Clemente Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,3842.6568
Married14,6873.1581.4
Non Family7,0341.3346
Female1,9193.1153.7
Male7443.8846.6

3.09

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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San Clemente Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3943.00%
9th to 12th Grade1,0592.28%
High School Graduate5,58512.02%
Some College10,08821.71%
Associates Degree4,68710.09%
Bachelors Degree14,94832.17%
Graduate Degree8,70518.73%
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San Clemente Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Clemente Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36,14235,28819,308
Hispanic6,3074,8641,734
Other Race2,6331,574361
Asian2,2452,1411,680
2+ Races1,6771,523757
Black401398228
Native American18918919
Islander867621

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 74.83%.

San Clemente Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,452$82,325$46,382
Less Than 9th Grade$34,671$42,383$21,059
High School Graduate$36,011$47,259$28,430
Some College$44,811$63,119$31,719
Bachelors Degree$79,917$102,331$53,707
Graduate Degree$96,919$129,674$87,531

$62,452

Average Earnings

$82,325

Average Male

$46,382

Average Female

San Clemente Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Clemente Language by Age

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San Clemente Language

84.28% of San Clemente residents speak only English, while 15.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.48% of the population.

San Clemente Language

San Clemente Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,4122,4235.00%
Hispanic10,5125965.67%
Other4,1133678.92%
Asian2,7501906.91%
Multiple3,2411424.38%
Black5046212.30%
Native2522811.11%

5.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.66%

Male Poverty Rate

5.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Clemente

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Clemente is Black, with 12.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Clemente is Multiple, with 4.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.40%.

San Clemente Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.38%
High School8.73%
Some College6.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

San Clemente Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.30%
Male Unemployed12.44%
Male Employed2.89%
Female Employed2.75%

San Clemente Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Clemente Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$110,434$153,362
Families$141,333$182,486
Married Families$157,392-
Non Families$53,627$75,837
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Income by Household Type

San Clemente Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

San Clemente Married by Age and Sex

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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

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San Clemente Marital Status

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3,367

Number of Veterans

3,093

Male Veterans

274

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,104
Second Gulf War567
First Gulf War511
Korea445
World War II177

San Clemente Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,240
65 to 74780
35 to 54556
55 to 64544
18 to 34247

San Clemente Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1337.39%
Hispanic2803.69%
2+ Races944.63%
Other Race712.34%
Native American5529.10%
Black143.78%

San Clemente Veterans by Race

San Clemente Veterans by Education

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2.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Clemente Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

San Clemente Employment by Age

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San Clemente Employment by Race

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San Clemente 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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57.46%

Born in San Clemente

87.98%

Native Born

12.02%

Foreign Born

4.56%

Non Citizen

7.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.98% of San Clemente residents were born in the United States, with 57.46% having been born in California. 4.56% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202164,276-141-0.22%
202064,417-141-0.22%
201964,558-141-0.22%
201864,699-274-0.42%
201764,973-212-0.33%
201665,185430.07%
201565,1421950.30%
201464,9471020.16%
201364,8452330.36%
201264,6123570.56%
201164,2556501.02%
201063,60513,6692.45%
200049,9368,8361.97%
199041,10013,7754.17%
198027,32510,2624.82%
197017,0638,5367.18%
19608,5276,51915.56%
19502,0081,52915.41%
1940479-188-3.26%
19306670.00%

San Clemente Population by Year