West Sacramento, California Population 2024

57,226

West Sacramento is a city located in Yolo County California. West Sacramento has a 2024 population of 57,226. West Sacramento is currently growing at a rate of 1.93% annually and its population has increased by 6.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 53,914 in 2020.

The average household income in West Sacramento is $114,480 with a poverty rate of 14.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Sacramento is 34.5 years, 33.2 years for males, and 35.4 years for females.

West Sacramento Demographics

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

  • White: 54.95%
  • Two or more races: 15.67%
  • Asian: 12.3%
  • Other race: 10.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.7%
Land Area (mi²)
21.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,665.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.14% (3,312)
The current population of West Sacramento, California is 57,226 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 53,914.

West Sacramento, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29,76054.95%
Two or more races8,48615.67%
Asian6,66312.3%
Other race5,79810.7%
Black or African American2,6314.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander4460.82%
Native American3790.7%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

West Sacramento Population by Race

West Sacramento Population Pyramid 2024

West Sacramento Median Age

34.5

Total

33.2

Male

35.4

Female

West Sacramento Adults

There are 40,162 adults, (6,017 of whom are seniors) in West Sacramento.

West Sacramento Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

West Sacramento Sex Ratio

Female27,79351.31%
Male26,37048.69%

West Sacramento Population by Age

West Sacramento Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All18,9792.8357.942.1
Married9,4403.5171.828.2
Non Family5,7571.343.656.4
Female2,8283.4841.158.9
Male9543.3156.943.1
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3.39

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Sacramento Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Sacramento Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Sacramento Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.1%.

West Sacramento Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$58,752

Average Earnings

$61,768

Average Male

$55,824

Average Female

West Sacramento Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Sacramento Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Sacramento Language

60.91% of West Sacramento residents speak only English, while 39.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.38% of the population.

West Sacramento Language

West Sacramento Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,2113,94221.65%
White22,5702,1879.69%
Other5,7701,29922.51%
Multiple8,4751,08212.77%
Asian6,64269410.45%
Black2,61165024.89%
Native37913836.41%
Islander44640.9%
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14.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.11%

Male Poverty Rate

15.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Sacramento

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Sacramento is Native, with 36.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Sacramento is Islander, with 0.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.5%.

West Sacramento Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.81%
High School14.04%
Some College12.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.45%
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West Sacramento Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed39.06%
Male Unemployed33.65%
Female Employed7.02%
Male Employed4.29%
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West Sacramento Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Sacramento Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Sacramento Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

West Sacramento Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Sacramento 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 45-54.

West Sacramento Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Sacramento Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,936

Number of Veterans

1,720

Male Veterans

216

Female Veterans

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West Sacramento Veterans by War

count

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West Sacramento Veterans by Age

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West Sacramento Veterans by Race

West Sacramento Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Sacramento Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

West Sacramento Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Sacramento Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Sacramento Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.82%

Born in West Sacramento

76.23%

Native Born

23.77%

Foreign Born

10.12%

Non Citizen

13.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.23% of West Sacramento residents were born in the United States, with 61.82% having been born in California. 10.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Sacramento Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202962,6311,0811.76%
202861,5501,0811.79%
202760,4691,0811.82%
202659,3881,0811.85%
202558,3071,0811.89%
202457,2261,0811.93%
202356,1451,0811.96%
202255,0641,0812%
202153,983690.13%
202053,9141650.31%
201953,749-93-0.17%
201853,8423050.57%
201753,5374400.83%
201653,0977931.52%
201552,3041,2532.45%
201451,0518531.7%
201350,1984680.94%
201249,7304620.94%
201149,2683930.8%
201048,87517,26054.59%
200031,6152,7179.4%
199028,8984,41618.04%
198024,48212,480103.98%
197012,002
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West Sacramento Population by Year