Placer County, California Population 2022

Placer County, California's estimated population is 416,001 with a growth rate of 1.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Placer County, California is the 22nd largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 348,432 and has seen a growth of 19.39% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Placer County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

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Placer County, California Population by Race

Placer County, California Population Pyramid 2022

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Placer County, California Median Age

42.2


Total

40.7


Male

43.6


Female

Placer County, California Adults

There are 304,683 adults, (76,618 of whom are seniors) in Placer County, California.

Placer County, California Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Placer County, California Sex Ratio

Female

200,408

51.15%

Male

191,391

48.85%

Placer County, California Population by Age

Placer County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Placer County, California Household Types

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Placer County, California Households and Families

3.17

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Placer County, California Households by Type

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Placer County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Placer County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.64%.

Placer County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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$58,068

Average Earnings

$71,050

Average Male

$47,641

Average Female

Placer County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Placer County, California Language by Age

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Placer County, California Language

84.87% of Placer County, California residents speak only English, while 15.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.20% of the population.

Placer County, California Language

Placer County, California Poverty by Race

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7.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.75%

Male Poverty Rate

7.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Placer County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Placer County, California is Native, with 17.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Placer County, California is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.84%.

Placer County, California Poverty

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Placer County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Placer County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Placer County, California Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Placer County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Placer County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Placer 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 35-44.

Placer County, California Marital Status by Race

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Placer County, California Marital Status

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25,573

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Placer County, California Veterans by War

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Placer County, California Veterans by Age

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Placer County, California Veterans by Race

Placer County, California Veterans by Education

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6.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Placer County, California Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Placer County, California Employment by Age

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Placer County, California Employment by Race

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Placer 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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64.67%

Born in Placer County, California

88.70%

Native Born

11.30%

Foreign Born

3.81%

Non Citizen

7.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.70% of Placer County, California residents were born in the United States, with 64.67% having been born in California. 3.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Placer 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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