Calaveras County, California Population 2021

Calaveras County, California's estimated population is 46,319 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calaveras County, California is the 45th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 45,468 and has seen a growth of 1.87% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202146,3192070.45%
202046,1122070.45%
201945,9052070.45%
201845,698170.04%
201745,6813590.79%
201645,3223570.79%
201544,9652940.66%
201444,671160.04%
201344,655-160-0.36%
201244,815-345-0.76%
201145,160-308-0.68%
201045,46813,47042.10%
199031,99811,28854.51%
198020,7107,12552.45%
197013,5853,29632.03%
196010,2893873.91%
19509,9021,68120.45%
19408,2212,21336.83%
19306,008-175-2.83%
19206,183-2,988-32.58%
19109,171-2,029-18.12%
190011,2002,31826.10%
18908,882-212-2.33%
18809,0941992.24%
18708,895-7,404-45.43%
186016,299-585-3.46%
185016,8840.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.45%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
45,468
Growth Since 2010
1.87%
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Calaveras County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,17390.46%
Two or More Races2,3625.19%
Asian6841.50%
Some Other Race6081.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native3530.78%
Black or African American3150.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.04%
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Calaveras County, California Population by Race

Calaveras County, California Population Pyramid $2021

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Calaveras County, California Median Age

52


Total

51


Male

53.2


Female

Calaveras County, California Adults

There are 37,703 adults, (12,519 of whom are seniors) in Calaveras County, California.

Calaveras County, California Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Calaveras County, California Sex Ratio

Female

22,851

50.21%

Male

22,663

49.79%

Calaveras County, California Population by Age

Calaveras County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Calaveras County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.9%14.1%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Male69.4%30.6%
Female48.5%51.5%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calaveras County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,9422.6677.8
Married9,1193.0385.9
Non Family5,2511.2774.5
Female1,7084.2248.5
Male864469.4

3.16

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Calaveras County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9582.75%
9th to 12th Grade2,4667.08%
High School Graduate9,75928.00%
Some College11,50533.01%
Associates Degree3,77610.84%
Bachelors Degree4,26012.22%
Graduate Degree2,1246.10%
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Calaveras County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calaveras County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29,28627,0065,813
Hispanic3,3752,614306
2+ Races1,3751,22358
Asian602442105
Other Race42431010
Native American28621589
Black26918134
Islander19195

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 31.12%.

Calaveras County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,494$46,116$33,162
Less Than 9th Grade$31,784$38,682$25,534
High School Graduate$29,484$40,995$25,743
Some College$40,736$48,306$35,760
Bachelors Degree$62,581$59,493$62,720
Graduate Degree$70,706$84,398$63,750

$38,494

Average Earnings

$46,116

Average Male

$33,162

Average Female

Calaveras County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calaveras County, California Language by Age

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Calaveras County, California Language

92.75% of Calaveras County, California residents speak only English, while 7.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Calaveras County, California Language

Calaveras County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,5893,81210.42%
Hispanic5,37980414.95%
Multiple2,35843718.53%
Other56712622.22%
Asian680334.85%
Native352143.98%
Islander14964.29%
Black22483.57%

11.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.15%

Male Poverty Rate

11.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calaveras County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calaveras County, California is Islander, with 64.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calaveras County, California is Black, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.71%.

Calaveras County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.07%
High School11.73%
Some College8.46%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%

Calaveras County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.51%
Male Unemployed24.68%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed2.86%

Calaveras County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calaveras County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,158$84,039
Families$81,002$98,835
Married Families$87,667-
Non Families$36,502$47,724
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Income by Household Type

Calaveras County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Calaveras County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Calaveras County, California 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 55-64.

Calaveras County, California Marital Status by Race

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Calaveras County, California Marital Status

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4,491

Number of Veterans

4,246

Male Veterans

245

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,896
First Gulf War496
Korea447
Second Gulf War328
World War II264

Calaveras County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,564
75+1,352
55 to 64804
35 to 54608
18 to 34163

Calaveras County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,99911.64%
Hispanic3238.03%
2+ Races25815.71%
Black9334.07%
Native American8328.92%
Other Race336.78%
Asian203.32%
Islander526.32%

Calaveras County, California Veterans by Race

Calaveras County, California Veterans by Education

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6.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calaveras County, California Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Calaveras County, California Employment by Age

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Calaveras County, California Employment by Race

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Calaveras County, California 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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73.91%

Born in Calaveras County, California

95.16%

Native Born

4.84%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

2.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.16% of Calaveras County, California residents were born in the United States, with 73.91% having been born in California. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Calaveras County, California Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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