San Leandro, California Population 2021

87,019
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San Leandro is a city located in Alameda County California. With a 2020 population of 87,019, it is the 93rd largest city in California and the 394th largest city in the United States . San Leandro is currently declining at a rate of -1.02% annually but its population has increased by 2.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 84,950 in 2010. San Leandro reached it's highest population of 90,706 in 2016. Spanning over 16 miles, San Leandro has a population density of 6,523 people per square mile.

The average household income in San Leandro is $99,905 with a poverty rate of 9.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,652 per month, and the median house value is $590,800. The median age in San Leandro is 40.7 years, 40.1 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

San Leandro Demographics

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

  • White: 37.22%
  • Asian: 34.73%
  • Black or African American: 10.26%
  • Other race: 9.40%
  • Two or more races: 6.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.74%
The current population of San Leandro, California is 87,019 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 89,713.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 84,950.

San Leandro, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,50537.22%
Asian31,26934.73%
Black or African American9,23810.26%
Some Other Race8,4669.40%
Two or More Races5,9216.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9591.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native6670.74%
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San Leandro Population by Race

San Leandro Population Pyramid $2021

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San Leandro Median Age

40.7


Total

40.1


Male

41.7


Female

San Leandro Adults

There are 72,900 adults, (13,558 of whom are seniors) in San Leandro.

San Leandro Age Dependency

51.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

San Leandro Sex Ratio

Female

46,431

51.58%

Male

43,594

48.42%

San Leandro Population by Age

San Leandro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Leandro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.6%30.4%
All55.9%44.1%
Male55.1%44.9%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female36.4%63.6%

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Leandro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,4342.8555.9
Married14,6873.669.6
Non Family10,4931.3444.7
Female4,2763.5736.4
Male1,9783.7455.1

3.46

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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San Leandro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,5488.40%
9th to 12th Grade5,6168.50%
High School Graduate15,83023.96%
Some College13,30420.13%
Associates Degree4,8257.30%
Bachelors Degree14,13821.39%
Graduate Degree6,82110.32%
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San Leandro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Leandro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian23,98519,4588,734
White17,80216,5626,727
Hispanic15,14810,5502,365
Black6,6566,1612,291
Other Race5,4563,766659
2+ Races2,9032,398873
Islander654570119
Native American49234094

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.79%.

San Leandro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,528$48,839$41,741
Less Than 9th Grade$30,427$35,798$22,957
High School Graduate$36,813$40,928$31,769
Some College$45,559$54,451$40,130
Bachelors Degree$63,690$71,753$60,236
Graduate Degree$76,550$84,888$70,465

$45,528

Average Earnings

$48,839

Average Male

$41,741

Average Female

San Leandro Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Leandro Language by Age

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San Leandro Language

47.12% of San Leandro residents speak only English, while 52.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 28.28% of the population.

San Leandro Language

San Leandro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian31,1742,9329.41%
Hispanic24,1392,57110.65%
White20,7641,8849.07%
Other8,2951,20714.55%
Black9,14699010.82%
Multiple5,9092824.77%
Native66712719.04%
Islander959373.86%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.88%

Male Poverty Rate

11.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Leandro

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Leandro is Native, with 19.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Leandro is Islander, with 3.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.59%.

San Leandro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.63%
High School11.68%
Some College7.65%
Bachelors or Greater5.50%

San Leandro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.19%
Male Unemployed16.16%
Female Employed4.35%
Male Employed3.01%

San Leandro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Leandro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,003$99,905
Families$92,101$110,719
Married Families$105,457$123,704
Non Families$48,788$71,304
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Income by Household Type

San Leandro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

San Leandro Married by Age and Sex

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San Leandro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

San Leandro Marital Status by Race

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San Leandro Marital Status

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3,466

Number of Veterans

3,138

Male Veterans

328

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,140
First Gulf War623
Second Gulf War413
World War II283
Korea272

San Leandro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,069
65 to 74770
35 to 54716
55 to 64675
18 to 34236

San Leandro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0207.22%
Asian4951.91%
Hispanic4932.79%
Black4646.04%
2+ Races2597.70%
Other Race1392.14%
Islander819.72%
Native American81.38%

San Leandro Veterans by Race

San Leandro Veterans by Education

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6.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Leandro Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

San Leandro Employment by Age

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San Leandro Employment by Race

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San Leandro 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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50.41%

Born in San Leandro

63.29%

Native Born

36.71%

Foreign Born

14.14%

Non Citizen

22.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.29% of San Leandro residents were born in the United States, with 50.41% having been born in California. 14.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

San Leandro Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202187,019-898-1.02%
202087,917-898-1.01%
201988,815-898-1.00%
201889,713-705-0.78%
201790,418-288-0.32%
201690,7061680.19%
201590,5381,3431.51%
201489,1951,1211.27%
201388,0741,0981.26%
201286,9761,0551.23%
201185,9218020.94%
201085,1195,6670.69%
200079,45211,2291.54%
199068,2234,2710.65%
198063,952-4,746-0.71%
197068,6982,7360.41%
196065,96238,4209.13%
195027,54212,9416.55%
194014,6013,1462.46%
193011,4555,7527.22%
19205,7032,2325.09%
19103,4711,2184.42%
19002,2538842.52%
18801,36994312.38%
18704260.00%

San Leandro Population by Year