San Benito County, California Population 2024

68,707

San Benito County, California's estimated 2024 population is 68,707 with a growth rate of 0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Benito County, California is the 40th largest county in California. The 2010 population was 55,544 and has seen a growth of 23.7% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202971,3675320.75%
202870,8355320.76%
202770,3035320.76%
202669,7715320.77%
202569,2395320.77%
202468,7075320.78%
202368,1755320.79%
202267,6439341.4%
202166,7092,1793.38%
202064,5301,7272.75%
201962,8031,3882.26%
201861,4151,2252.04%
201760,1909201.55%
201659,2709941.71%
201558,2763850.67%
201457,8915711%
201357,3206161.09%
201256,7046101.09%
201156,0945500.99%
201055,54400%
199036,69711,69246.76%
198025,0056,77937.19%
197018,2262,83018.38%
196015,3961,0267.14%
195014,3702,97826.14%
194011,392810.72%
193011,3112,31625.75%
19208,99595411.86%
19108,0411,40821.23%
19006,6332213.45%
18906,41282814.83%
18805,584-65,783-92.18%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.78% (532)
County Website
San Benito County
County Seat
2020 Population
64,530
Area
1389 mi²
Density
49 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
6.47% (4,177)

San Benito County, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White34,86453.84%
Two or more races17,41326.89%
Other race8,42913.02%
Asian2,0783.21%
Native American1,2271.89%
Black or African American6170.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1250.19%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

San Benito County, California Population by Race

San Benito County, California Population Pyramid 2024

San Benito County, California Median Age

35.7

Total

35.4

Male

36

Female

San Benito County, California Adults

There are 48,279 adults, (8,524 of whom are seniors) in San Benito County, California.

San Benito County, California Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

San Benito County, California Sex Ratio

Female31,90949.28%
Male32,84450.72%

San Benito County, California Population by Age

San Benito County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All19,8523.2465.934.1
Married11,7263.7273.226.8
Non Family4,1191.3560.339.7
Female2,4063.924258
Male1,6013.6362.637.4

3.6

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

San Benito County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1939.91%
9th to 12th Grade2,7066.4%
High School Graduate11,22626.54%
Some College10,33224.43%
Associates Degree4,53810.73%
Bachelors Degree6,66715.76%
Graduate Degree2,6386.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic23,44317,3313,021
White15,49214,8245,125
2+ Races9,7167,3871,584
Other Race5,4473,699532
Asian1,5561,495672
Native American820668107
Black570551116
Islander10410426

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.19%.

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,667$63,693$38,134
Less Than 9th Grade$37,746$45,448$27,235
High School Graduate$43,305$59,045$34,157
Some College$49,622$59,852$36,983
Bachelors Degree$74,693$90,637$58,380
Graduate Degree$98,205$116,563$86,176

$50,667

Average Earnings

$63,693

Average Male

$38,134

Average Female

San Benito County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Benito County, California Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

San Benito County, California Language

58.24% of San Benito County, California residents speak only English, while 41.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.7% of the population.

San Benito County, California Language

San Benito County, California Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic39,5033,5268.93%
Multiple17,2181,0526.11%
White20,0119444.72%
Other8,41190010.7%
Asian2,07721610.4%
Black6057011.57%
Native1,227231.87%

7.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.34%

Male Poverty Rate

8.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Benito County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Benito County, California is Black, with 11.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Benito County, California is Native, with 1.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.85%.

San Benito County, California Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.96%
Some College6.34%
High School4.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

San Benito County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed19.91%
Male Unemployed11.01%
Female Employed3.21%
Male Employed2.45%

San Benito County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Benito County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$104,451$129,829
Families$112,958$137,086
Married Families$135,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$60,866$82,328

mean

median

Income by Household Type

San Benito County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

San Benito County, California Married by Age and Sex

male

female

San Benito 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.

San Benito County, California Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

San Benito County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,303

Number of Veterans

2,210

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam942
Second Gulf War578
First Gulf War370
Korea237
World War II74

San Benito County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+697
65 to 74685
35 to 54557
55 to 64217
18 to 34147

San Benito County, California Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,8006.67%
Hispanic7822.8%
2+ Races2552.23%
Other Race1071.65%
Asian603.53%
Black447.5%
Native American363.88%
Islander10.96%

San Benito County, California Veterans by Race

San Benito County, California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Benito County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

San Benito County, California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

San Benito County, California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

San Benito County, California 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

69.62%

Born in San Benito County, California

80.64%

Native Born

19.36%

Foreign Born

10.29%

Non Citizen

9.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.64% of San Benito County, California residents were born in the United States, with 69.62% having been born in California. 10.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

San Benito County, California Place of Birth

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