Sacramento County, California Population 2022

Sacramento County, California's estimated population is 1,591,990 with a growth rate of 0.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sacramento County, California is the 9th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 1,421,380 and has seen a growth of 12.00% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18509,0870.00%
186024,14215,055165.68%
187026,8302,68811.13%
188034,3907,56028.18%
189040,3395,94917.30%
190045,9155,57613.82%
191067,80621,89147.68%
192091,02923,22334.25%
1930141,99950,97055.99%
1940170,33328,33419.95%
1950277,140106,80762.70%
1960502,778225,63881.42%
1970631,498128,72025.60%
1980783,381151,88324.05%
19901,041,220257,83932.91%
20101,421,380380,16036.51%
20111,433,73012,3500.87%
20121,444,85011,1200.78%
20131,457,34012,4900.86%
20141,474,92017,5801.21%
20151,493,67018,7501.27%
20161,510,99017,3201.16%
20171,527,30016,3101.08%
20181,538,75011,4500.75%
20191,552,06013,3100.86%
20201,565,37013,3100.86%
20211,578,68013,3100.85%
20221,591,99013,3100.84%
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Sacramento County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White839,34954.58%
Black or African American148,8849.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native9,5050.62%
Asian256,46416.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17,0281.11%
Some Other Race125,9508.19%
Two or More Races140,7689.15%
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Sacramento County, California Population by Race

Sacramento County, California Population Pyramid 2022

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Sacramento County, California Median Age

36.4


Total

35.2


Male

37.7


Female

Sacramento County, California Adults

There are 1,174,096 adults, (216,519 of whom are seniors) in Sacramento County, California.

Sacramento County, California Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Sacramento County, California Sex Ratio

Female

785,850

51.10%

Male

752,098

48.90%

Sacramento County, California Population by Age

Sacramento County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sacramento County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.5%28.5%
All57.4%42.6%
Male47.2%52.8%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female43.3%56.7%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sacramento County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All547,5192.7757.4
Married252,0423.4871.5
Male33,8773.5147.2
Female77,1883.5143.3
Non Family184,4121.3445.9

3.36

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Sacramento County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade65,8216.31%
9th to 12th Grade59,9905.75%
High School Graduate230,73322.12%
Some College256,73824.61%
Associates Degree101,8019.76%
Bachelors Degree214,26520.54%
Graduate Degree113,78610.91%
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Sacramento County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sacramento County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian175,727143,71769,732
White513,441484,844183,504
2+ Races67,20259,25318,740
Black97,68488,80723,826
Hispanic201,810151,46636,537
Native American7,0615,8271,156
Islander11,9579,5631,803
Other Race74,20950,6559,057

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.68%.

Sacramento County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,511$48,075$40,085
Less Than 9th Grade$25,843$30,961$18,867
High School Graduate$32,210$36,956$27,193
Some College$40,381$45,139$36,255
Bachelors Degree$60,558$69,047$53,462
Graduate Degree$79,907$91,034$72,424

$43,511

Average Earnings

$48,075

Average Male

$40,085

Average Female

Sacramento County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sacramento County, California Language by Age

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Sacramento County, California Language

67.60% of Sacramento County, California residents speak only English, while 32.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.31% of the population.

Sacramento County, California Language

Sacramento County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native9,2892,01021.64%
Black144,01329,72520.64%
Hispanic354,53461,11217.24%
Asian254,65837,76514.83%
Multiple138,77720,44714.73%
Islander16,8782,25513.36%
White665,17166,82310.05%
Other25,934NaN%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.31%

Male Poverty Rate

14.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sacramento County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sacramento County, California is Native, with 21.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sacramento 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 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.81%.

Sacramento County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.04%
High School15.94%
Some College10.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%

Sacramento County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.97%
Male Unemployed29.29%
Female Employed6.81%
Female Unemployed30.50%

Sacramento County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sacramento County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,684$93,028
Families$82,041$104,603
Married Families$100,845$122,034
Non Families$48,861$64,575
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Income by Household Type

Sacramento County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sacramento County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Sacramento County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sacramento County, California Marital Status by Race

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Sacramento County, California Marital Status

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75,320

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War14,373
First Gulf War14,422
Vietnam28,107
Korea6,386
World War II2,109

Sacramento County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347,131
35 to 5416,514
55 to 6414,346
65 to 7419,400
75+17,929

Sacramento County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White53,3337.96%
Black9,7078.59%
Native American5917.53%
Asian5,0012.55%
Islander3352.49%
Other Race2,0272.25%
2+ Races4,3265.27%
Hispanic8,7663.62%

Sacramento County, California Veterans by Race

Sacramento County, California Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sacramento County, California Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sacramento County, California Employment by Age

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Sacramento County, California Employment by Race

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Sacramento 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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60.96%

Born in Sacramento County, California

79.09%

Native Born

20.91%

Foreign Born

8.85%

Non Citizen

12.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.09% of Sacramento County, California residents were born in the United States, with 60.96% having been born in California. 8.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sacramento 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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