San Francisco County, California Population 2023

San Francisco County, California's estimated 2023 population is 894,584 with a growth rate of 0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Francisco County, California is the 12th largest county in California. The 2010 population was 805,235 and has seen a growth of 11.1% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

San Francisco County, California Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

San Francisco County, California Population by Race

San Francisco County, California Population Pyramid 2023

San Francisco County, California Median Age

38.3

Total

37.9

Male

38.7

Female

San Francisco County, California Adults

There are 757,421 adults, (138,157 of whom are seniors) in San Francisco County, California.

San Francisco County, California Age Dependency

41.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19

Child Dependency Ratio

San Francisco County, California Sex Ratio

Female428,53848.99%
Male446,24651.01%

San Francisco County, California Population by Age

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

3.12

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

38.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

San Francisco County, California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 71.95%.

San Francisco County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$71,101

Average Earnings

$78,873

Average Male

$64,020

Average Female

San Francisco County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Francisco County, California Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

San Francisco County, California Language

57.4% of San Francisco County, California residents speak only English, while 42.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 32.74% of the population.

San Francisco County, California Language

San Francisco County, California Poverty by Race

rate

11.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.36%

Male Poverty Rate

10.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Francisco County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Francisco County, California is Black, with 29.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Francisco County, California is White, with 7.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.19%.

San Francisco County, California Poverty

San Francisco County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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

San Francisco County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

San Francisco County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

San Francisco County, California Married by Age and Sex

male

female

San Francisco County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

San Francisco County, California Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

San Francisco County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22,047

Number of Veterans

19,959

Male Veterans

2,088

Female Veterans

San Francisco County, California Veterans by War

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Age

count

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Race

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

San Francisco County, California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

San Francisco County, California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

San Francisco 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

39.61%

Born in San Francisco County, California

65.82%

Native Born

34.27%

Foreign Born

12.6%

Non Citizen

21.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.82% of San Francisco County, California residents were born in the United States, with 39.61% having been born in California. 12.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

San Francisco County, California Place of Birth

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