Santa Clara, California Population 2022

129,883
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Santa Clara is a city located in Santa Clara County California. With a 2020 population of 129,883, it is the 46th largest city in California and the 226th largest city in the United States. Santa Clara is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 1.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 127,647 in 2020. Spanning over 18 miles, Santa Clara has a population density of 7,126 people per square mile.

The average household income in Santa Clara is $150,572 with a poverty rate of 7.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,523 per month, and the median house value is $1.12 Mn. The median age in Santa Clara is 33.9 years, 33.8 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Santa Clara Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Clarawas:

  • Asian: 45.06%
  • White: 37.94%
  • Other race: 7.17%
  • Two or more races: 6.02%
  • Black or African American: 2.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.28%
The current population of Santa Clara, California is 129,883 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 127,647.

Santa Clara, California Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Santa Clara Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Santa Clara Population by Race

Santa Clara Population Pyramid 2022

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Santa Clara Median Age

34


Total

33.6


Male

34.6


Female

Santa Clara Adults

There are 102,181 adults, (14,128 of whom are seniors) in Santa Clara.

Santa Clara Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Clara Sex Ratio

Female

60,597

47.82%

Male

66,126

52.18%

Santa Clara Population by Age

Santa Clara Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Clara Household Types

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Clara Households and Families

3.2

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Santa Clara Households by Type

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Santa Clara Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Clara Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.85%.

Santa Clara Educational Attainment by Race

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$81,181

Average Earnings

$101,022

Average Male

$59,094

Average Female

Santa Clara Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Clara Language by Age

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Santa Clara Language

46.18% of Santa Clara residents speak only English, while 53.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 26.45% of the population.

Santa Clara Language

Santa Clara Poverty by Race

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7.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.89%

Male Poverty Rate

7.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Clara

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Clara is Native, with 13.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Clara is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.48%.

Santa Clara Poverty

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Santa Clara Poverty Rate by Education

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Santa Clara Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Clara Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Santa Clara Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Clara Married by Age and Sex

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Santa Clara Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Santa Clara Marital Status by Race

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Santa Clara Marital Status

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2,695

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Santa Clara Veterans by War

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Santa Clara Veterans by Age

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Santa Clara Veterans by Race

Santa Clara Veterans by Education

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10.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Clara Veterans by Education

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Clara Employment by Age

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Santa Clara Employment by Race

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Santa Clara 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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39.65%

Born in Santa Clara

55.62%

Native Born

44.38%

Foreign Born

25.82%

Non Citizen

18.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

55.62% of Santa Clara residents were born in the United States, with 39.65% having been born in California. 25.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Santa Clara Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Santa Clara Population by Year