West Sacramento, California Population 2022

54,949
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West Sacramento is a city located in Yolo County California. With a 2020 population of 54,949, it is the 170th largest city in California and the 791st largest city in the United States. West Sacramento is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 53,915 in 2020. Spanning over 23 miles, West Sacramento has a population density of 2,559 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Sacramento is $89,643 with a poverty rate of 15.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,120 per month, and the median house value is $372,700. The median age in West Sacramento is 34.3 years, 32.5 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

West Sacramento Demographics

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

  • White: 63.36%
  • Two or more races: 11.79%
  • Asian: 11.65%
  • Other race: 6.91%
  • Black or African American: 4.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.74%
The current population of West Sacramento, California is 54,949 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 53,915.

West Sacramento, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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West Sacramento Population by Race

West Sacramento Population Pyramid 2022

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West Sacramento Median Age

34.4


Total

32.2


Male

35.8


Female

West Sacramento Adults

There are 39,388 adults, (5,932 of whom are seniors) in West Sacramento.

West Sacramento Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

West Sacramento Sex Ratio

Female

27,436

51.21%

Male

26,138

48.79%

West Sacramento Population by Age

West Sacramento Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Sacramento Household Types

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Sacramento Households and Families

3.45

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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West Sacramento Households by Type

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West Sacramento Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Sacramento Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 98.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.92%.

West Sacramento Educational Attainment by Race

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$52,198

Average Earnings

$56,182

Average Male

$48,552

Average Female

West Sacramento Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Sacramento Language by Age

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West Sacramento Language

59.82% of West Sacramento residents speak only English, while 40.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.09% of the population.

West Sacramento Language

West Sacramento Poverty by Race

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15.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.35%

Male Poverty Rate

17.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Sacramento

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Sacramento is Native, with 34.34% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.13%.

West Sacramento Poverty

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West Sacramento Poverty Rate by Education

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West Sacramento Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Sacramento Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

West Sacramento Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

West Sacramento Married by Age and Sex

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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

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West Sacramento Marital Status

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2,176

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

West Sacramento Veterans by War

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West Sacramento Veterans by Age

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West Sacramento Veterans by Race

West Sacramento Veterans by Education

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9.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Sacramento Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

West Sacramento Employment by Age

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West Sacramento Employment by Race

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West Sacramento 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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60.37%

Born in West Sacramento

75.23%

Native Born

24.77%

Foreign Born

11.24%

Non Citizen

13.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.23% of West Sacramento residents were born in the United States, with 60.37% having been born in California. 11.24% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

West Sacramento Population by Year