San Benito County, California Population 2023

San Benito County, California's estimated 2023 population is 66,891 with a growth rate of 1.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Benito County, California is the 41st largest county in California. The 2010 population was 55,269 and has seen a growth of 21.03% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

San Benito County, California Population 2023

Population by Race

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 2023

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

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

San Benito County, California Sex Ratio

Female30,56249.66%
Male30,98550.34%

San Benito County, California Population by Age

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

3.68

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

San Benito County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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 36.32%.

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$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

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

11.75%

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 Multiple, with 17.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Benito County, California is Native, with 1.85% 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

San Benito County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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

San Benito County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

San Benito County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

San Benito County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,458

Number of Veterans

2,302

Male Veterans

156

Female Veterans

San Benito County, California Veterans by War

San Benito County, California Veterans by Age

count

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

5.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Benito County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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

67.35%

Born in San Benito County, California

77.96%

Native Born

17.89%

Foreign Born

9.56%

Non Citizen

8.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.96% of San Benito County, California residents were born in the United States, with 67.35% having been born in California. 9.56% 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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