San Benito County, California Population 2022

San Benito County, California's estimated population is 65,997 with a growth rate of 1.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Benito County, California is the 42nd largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 55,269 and has seen a growth of 19.41% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18805,5840.00%
18906,41282814.83%
19006,6332213.45%
19108,0411,40821.23%
19208,99595411.86%
193011,3112,31625.75%
194011,392810.72%
195014,3702,97826.14%
196015,3961,0267.14%
197018,2262,83018.38%
198025,0056,77937.19%
199036,69711,69246.76%
201055,26918,57250.61%
201156,1638941.62%
201257,0578941.59%
201357,9518941.57%
201458,8458941.54%
201559,7398941.52%
201660,6338941.50%
201761,5278941.47%
201862,4218941.45%
201963,3158941.43%
202064,2098941.41%
202165,1038941.39%
202265,9978941.37%
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San Benito County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,15773.37%
Black or African American5230.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native5270.86%
Asian1,7452.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander630.10%
Some Other Race6,21710.10%
Two or More Races7,31511.89%
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San Benito County, California Population by Race

San Benito County, California Population Pyramid 2022

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San Benito County, California Median Age

35.7


Total

35


Male

36.5


Female

San Benito County, California Adults

There are 45,703 adults, (7,812 of whom are seniors) in San Benito County, California.

San Benito County, California Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

San Benito County, California Sex Ratio

Female

30,562

49.66%

Male

30,985

50.34%

San Benito County, California Population by Age

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

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San Benito County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All65.3%34.7%
Male60.9%39.1%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Female39.1%60.9%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Benito County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,3893.3365.3
Married11,0823.7775.3
Male1,3113.8560.9
Female2,3764.1139.1
Non Family3,6201.2853.5

3.68

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

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San Benito County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,57211.44%
9th to 12th Grade2,6516.63%
High School Graduate10,31925.82%
Some College10,46426.19%
Associates Degree3,9119.79%
Bachelors Degree5,85714.66%
Graduate Degree2,1845.47%
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San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,2501,061523
Black430400175
White15,76415,0214,755
2+ Races3,5082,668654
Other Race4,0942,916518
Native American39131246
Islander63637
Hispanic21,51015,3322,302

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 asian people with a rate of 41.84%.

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,357$52,266$32,530
Less Than 9th Grade$30,966$38,412$16,404
High School Graduate$37,658$48,310$30,690
Some College$43,383$53,045$33,510
Bachelors Degree$63,030$75,368$53,714
Graduate Degree$86,503$95,605$74,477

$42,357

Average Earnings

$52,266

Average Male

$32,530

Average Female

San Benito County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Benito County, California Language by Age

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San Benito County, California Language

58.79% of San Benito County, California residents speak only English, while 41.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.68% of the population.

San Benito County, California Language

San Benito County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic36,8084,41411.99%
Multiple7,31183311.39%
Black5095711.20%
White20,3231,1325.57%
Asian1,731311.79%
Native52791.71%
Other683NaN%

9.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.19%

Male Poverty Rate

10.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Benito County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Benito County, California is Hispanic, with 11.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Benito 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 1.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.56%.

San Benito County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.92%
High School4.63%
Some College8.05%
Bachelors or Greater3.41%

San Benito County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.14%
Male Unemployed8.11%
Female Employed5.33%
Female Unemployed14.84%

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

San Benito County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,808$108,229
Families$96,564$115,226
Married Families$112,682-
Non Families$52,796$66,620
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Income by Household Type

San Benito County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

San Benito County, California Married by Age and Sex

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San Benito County, California 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 35-44.

San Benito County, California Marital Status by Race

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San Benito County, California Marital Status

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2,458

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War604
First Gulf War431
Vietnam999
Korea221
World War II86

San Benito County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34233
35 to 54583
55 to 64263
65 to 74707
75+672

San Benito County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0315.94%
Black5611.91%
Native American235.40%
Asian14410.45%
Islander711.11%
Other Race631.27%
2+ Races1343.18%
Hispanic8443.29%

San Benito County, California Veterans by Race

San Benito County, California Veterans by Education

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5.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Benito County, California Veterans by Education

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67.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

San Benito County, California Employment by Age

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San Benito County, California Employment by Race

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San Benito 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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70.27%

Born in San Benito County, California

81.33%

Native Born

18.67%

Foreign Born

9.97%

Non Citizen

8.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.33% of San Benito County, California residents were born in the United States, with 70.27% having been born in California. 9.97% 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

  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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