San Clemente, California Population 2022

64,447
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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.

San Clemente Demographics

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

  • 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 64,447 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 2022

Population by Race

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San Clemente Population by Race

San Clemente Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

San Clemente Sex Ratio

Female

32,632

50.26%

Male

32,297

49.74%

San Clemente Population by Age

San Clemente Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Clemente Household Types

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Clemente Households and Families

3.11

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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San Clemente Households by Type

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San Clemente Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Clemente Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

San Clemente Educational Attainment by Race

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$64,977

Average Earnings

$83,112

Average Male

$48,088

Average Female

San Clemente Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Clemente Language by Age

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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

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5.16%

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 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%.

San Clemente Poverty

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San Clemente Poverty Rate by Education

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San Clemente Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Clemente Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

San Clemente Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

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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3,040

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

San Clemente Veterans by War

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San Clemente Veterans by Age

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San Clemente Veterans by Race

San Clemente Veterans by Education

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3.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Clemente Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

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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57.67%

Born in San Clemente

88.33%

Native Born

11.67%

Foreign Born

4.05%

Non Citizen

7.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

San Clemente Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

San Clemente Population by Year