San Bernardino County, California Population 2021

San Bernardino County, California's estimated population is 2,206,750 with a growth rate of 0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Bernardino County, California is the 6th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 2,040,850 and has seen a growth of 8.13% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,206,75013,3300.61%
20202,193,42013,3400.61%
20192,180,08013,3300.62%
20182,166,75015,8100.74%
20172,150,94018,9800.89%
20162,131,96016,5500.78%
20152,115,41016,2300.77%
20142,099,18016,4400.79%
20132,082,7409,2300.45%
20122,073,51012,6800.62%
20112,060,83019,9800.98%
20102,040,850622,47043.89%
19901,418,380523,36458.48%
1980895,016210,94430.84%
1970684,072180,48135.84%
1960503,591221,94978.81%
1950281,642120,53474.82%
1940161,10827,20820.32%
1930133,90060,49982.42%
192073,40116,69529.44%
191056,70628,777103.04%
190027,9292,4329.54%
189025,49717,711227.47%
18807,7863,79895.24%
18703,988-1,563-28.16%
18605,5510.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.61%
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County Seat
2010 Population
2,040,850
Growth Since 2010
8.13%
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San Bernardino County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,315,23861.20%
Some Other Race368,60017.15%
Black or African American179,2928.34%
Asian154,3327.18%
Two or More Races106,9494.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native17,7820.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6,8380.32%
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San Bernardino County, California Population by Race

San Bernardino County, California Population Pyramid $2021

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San Bernardino County, California Median Age

33.3


Total

32.3


Male

34.5


Female

San Bernardino County, California Adults

There are 1,577,460 adults, (241,961 of whom are seniors) in San Bernardino County, California.

San Bernardino County, California Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

San Bernardino County, California Sex Ratio

Female

1,079,260

50.22%

Male

1,069,770

49.78%

San Bernardino County, California Population by Age

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

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San Bernardino County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
All59.8%40.2%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Male47.6%52.4%
Female42.7%57.3%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Bernardino County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All636,0413.2959.8
Married331,2353.971.2
Non Family149,7561.3250.7
Female107,7793.9242.7
Male47,2713.8847.6

3.76

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

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San Bernardino County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade119,5898.85%
9th to 12th Grade150,65211.15%
High School Graduate355,25026.30%
Some College329,04524.36%
Associates Degree112,6008.34%
Bachelors Degree183,59313.59%
Graduate Degree99,8917.40%
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San Bernardino County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Bernardino County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic639,664433,28071,086
White456,784419,034121,443
Other Race214,199135,96319,939
Black112,63498,80125,082
Asian110,680100,77558,069
2+ Races46,20140,16110,470
Native American11,0858,8591,213
Islander4,2243,875840

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 91.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.47%.

San Bernardino County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,560$43,247$30,976
Less Than 9th Grade$24,816$30,001$17,876
High School Graduate$31,587$38,889$25,186
Some College$37,961$47,750$30,762
Bachelors Degree$54,341$62,686$47,862
Graduate Degree$75,361$84,941$69,187

$37,560

Average Earnings

$43,247

Average Male

$30,976

Average Female

San Bernardino County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Bernardino County, California Language by Age

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San Bernardino County, California Language

57.88% of San Bernardino County, California residents speak only English, while 42.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.77% of the population.

San Bernardino County, California Language

San Bernardino County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,121,350202,79518.08%
White595,50968,72011.54%
Other358,68564,45717.97%
Black168,97436,92321.85%
Multiple102,53616,75016.34%
Asian151,93616,27710.71%
Native17,0643,26319.12%
Islander6,6041,22118.49%

15.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.69%

Male Poverty Rate

17.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Bernardino County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Bernardino County, California is Black, with 21.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Bernardino County, California is Asian, with 10.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.00%.

San Bernardino County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.78%
High School14.32%
Some College10.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%

San Bernardino County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.12%
Male Unemployed27.75%
Female Employed8.06%
Male Employed6.41%

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

San Bernardino County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,362$81,382
Families$70,188$87,513
Married Families$84,144$102,107
Non Families$37,444$52,641
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Income by Household Type

San Bernardino County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

San Bernardino County, California Married by Age and Sex

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San Bernardino 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 45-54.

San Bernardino County, California Marital Status by Race

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San Bernardino County, California Marital Status

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90,686

Number of Veterans

82,829

Male Veterans

7,857

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32,826
Second Gulf War18,624
First Gulf War16,432
Korea6,325
World War II2,409

San Bernardino County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7422,830
35 to 5421,843
55 to 6417,715
75+17,711
18 to 3410,587

San Bernardino County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White67,0046.88%
Hispanic23,0002.95%
Black10,8008.22%
Other Race5,7162.17%
2+ Races3,1075.33%
Asian2,8252.32%
Native American9066.91%
Islander3286.63%

San Bernardino County, California Veterans by Race

San Bernardino County, California Veterans by Education

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7.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Bernardino County, California Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

San Bernardino County, California Employment by Age

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San Bernardino County, California Employment by Race

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San Bernardino 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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64.26%

Born in San Bernardino County, California

79.01%

Native Born

20.99%

Foreign Born

10.54%

Non Citizen

10.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.01% of San Bernardino County, California residents were born in the United States, with 64.26% having been born in California. 10.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

San Bernardino 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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