Stanford, California Population 2021

16,326
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Stanford is a city located in Santa Clara County California. Stanford has a 2020 population of 16,326. Stanford is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 18.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,809 in 2010. Stanford reached it's highest population of 16,326 in 2019.

The average household income in Stanford is $139,306 with a poverty rate of 20.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,617 per month, and the median house value is $2.00 Mn. The median age in Stanford is 22.5 years, 22.9 years for males, and 21.9 years for females.

Stanford Demographics

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

  • White: 56.43%
  • Asian: 28.25%
  • Two or more races: 8.20%
  • Black or African American: 3.79%
  • Other race: 2.84%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
The current population of Stanford, California is 16,326 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,668.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,809.

Stanford, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,21256.43%
Asian4,61228.25%
Two or More Races1,3388.20%
Black or African American6183.79%
Some Other Race4642.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native510.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.19%
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Stanford Population by Race

Stanford Population Pyramid $2021

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Stanford Median Age

22.5


Total

22.9


Male

21.9


Female

Stanford Adults

There are 15,322 adults, (686 of whom are seniors) in Stanford.

Stanford Age Dependency

11.5

Age Dependency Ratio

4.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

6.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Stanford Sex Ratio

Female

7,754

47.49%

Male

8,572

52.51%

Stanford Population by Age

Stanford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stanford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female75.3%24.7%
Married67.7%32.3%
All26.1%73.9%
Non Family7.4%92.6%

26.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stanford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5502.1226.1
Non Family2,4651.667.4
Married9833.1867.7
Female892.775.3
Male134.54100

3.08

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Stanford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade300.52%
9th to 12th Grade180.31%
High School Graduate1071.85%
Some College1202.08%
Associates Degree971.68%
Bachelors Degree2,05235.51%
Graduate Degree3,35458.05%
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Stanford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stanford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0753,0572,798
Asian1,5991,5991,599
Hispanic721691653
2+ Races358358340
Other Race989890
Black575748
Islander141414

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 100.00%.

Stanford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,135$48,990$41,026
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$21,406$$21,641
Bachelors Degree$36,790$45,292$33,474
Graduate Degree$58,952$56,719$59,355

$45,135

Average Earnings

$48,990

Average Male

$41,026

Average Female

Stanford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stanford Language by Age

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Stanford Language

57.46% of Stanford residents speak only English, while 42.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 19.16% of the population.

Stanford Language

Stanford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2,45988335.91%
White3,78941310.90%
Hispanic87814716.74%
Other1619156.52%
Multiple3708823.78%
Black1191411.76%

20.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.24%

Male Poverty Rate

20.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stanford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stanford is Other, with 56.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stanford is White, with 10.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.92%.

Stanford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.42%
High School19.78%
Bachelors or Greater13.65%
Some College9.50%

Stanford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed63.83%
Female Employed13.90%
Male Employed4.23%

Stanford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stanford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,906$139,306
Families$220,089$313,060
Married Families$216,917-
Non Families$39,665$62,534
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Income by Household Type

Stanford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

15.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

14.4%

Male Marriage Rate

16.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Stanford Married by Age and Sex

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Stanford 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.

Stanford Marital Status by Race

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Stanford Marital Status

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150

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War28
World War II
Korea

Stanford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7466
18 to 3435
75+21
35 to 5415
55 to 6413

Stanford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1241.46%
2+ Races181.40%
Hispanic110.45%
Other Race81.72%

Stanford Veterans by Race

Stanford Veterans by Education

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12.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stanford Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Stanford Employment by Age

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Stanford Employment by Race

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Stanford 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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30.51%

Born in Stanford

72.68%

Native Born

27.32%

Foreign Born

21.11%

Non Citizen

6.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.68% of Stanford residents were born in the United States, with 30.51% having been born in California. 21.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Stanford Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,3260.00%
202016,3260.00%
201916,3266584.20%
201815,6683912.56%
201715,2773512.35%
201614,9267135.02%
201514,2137075.23%
201413,506110.08%
201313,495-28-0.21%
201213,5231070.80%
201113,416-393-2.85%
201013,8090.00%

Stanford Population by Year