San Benito County, California Population 2020

San Benito County, California's estimated population is 60,199 with a growth rate of 1.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Benito County, California is the 42nd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201861,5371,3382.22%
201760,1999641.63%
201659,2359921.70%
201558,2433760.65%
201457,8676001.05%
201357,2676531.15%
201256,6146321.13%
201155,9824650.84%
201055,51718,82051.28%
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%
18805,5840.00%

San Benito County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48,85182.22%
Some Other Race5,0358.47%
Two or More Races2,8124.73%
Asian1,7392.93%
Black or African American4400.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native4220.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1170.20%

San Benito County, California Population Pyramid 2020

San Benito County, California Median Age

35.5


Total

34.9


Male

36.8


Female

San Benito County, California Adults

There are 43,813 adults, (7,194 of whom are seniors) in San Benito County, California.

San Benito County, California Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

San Benito County, California Sex Ratio

Female

29,790

50.14%

Male

29,626

49.86%

San Benito County, California Households and Families

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

San Benito County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.6%27.4%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Male52.4%47.6%
Female39.8%60.2%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,7403.3363.5
Married10,7113.7772.6
Non Family3,5651.4154.6
Female2,2064.0539.8
Male1,2583.8452.4

3.68

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

San Benito County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,30313.93%
9th to 12th Grade2,3556.18%
High School Graduate9,44024.79%
Some College9,79425.72%
Associates Degree3,6989.71%
Bachelors Degree5,16413.56%
Graduate Degree2,3226.10%

San Benito County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic20,07913,4432,050
White15,80215,0784,614
Other Race3,1352,317561
Asian1,187977587
Multiple Races1,108833156
Black335313151
Native American30626015
Islander76763

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 49.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,463$50,280$29,892
Less Than High School$25,832$32,130$16,429
High School Grad$33,673$41,320$26,947
Some College$42,464$54,415$31,172
Bachelors Degree$57,905$70,820$52,202
Graduate Degree$84,657$94,836$72,333

$40,463

Average Earnings

$50,280

Average Male

$29,892

Average Female

San Benito County, California Language

San Benito County, California Language by Age

San Benito County, California Language

59.81% of San Benito County, California residents speak only English, while 40.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.55% of the population.

San Benito County, California Poverty

San Benito County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic35,1004,08611.64%
White20,6551,2365.98%
Other4,97259712.01%
Multiple2,8091836.51%
Black431409.28%
Asian1,724301.74%
Native422286.64%
Islander961616.67%

9.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.52%

Male Poverty Rate

9.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Benito County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Benito County, California is Islander, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Benito County, California is Asian, with 1.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.87%
High School7.43%
Some College6.15%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%

San Benito County, California Income

San Benito County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,977$101,057
Families$86,787$105,672
Married Families$103,081-
Non Families$49,365$68,776

San Benito County, California Marital Status

San Benito County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

San Benito County, California Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

San Benito County, California Marital Status by Race

San Benito County, California Veterans

2,494

Number of Veterans

2,346

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,017
Second Gulf War479
First Gulf War424
Korea205
World War II82
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2186.10%
Hispanic8243.43%
Other782.03%
Asian745.60%
2 or More493.38%
Black4211.11%
Indian3310.00%

$San Benito County, California Veterans by Education

6.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Benito County, California Employment Status

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

San Benito County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.42%

Born in California

79.71%

Native Born

20.29%

Foreign Born

11.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.71% of San Benito County, California residents were born in the United States, with 67.42% having been born in California. 11.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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