San Francisco County, California Population 2022

San Francisco County, California's estimated population is 887,711 with a growth rate of 0.78% 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 10.24% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
186056,8020.00%
1870149,47392,671163.15%
1880233,95984,48656.52%
1890298,99765,03827.80%
1900342,78243,78514.64%
1910416,91274,13021.63%
1920506,67689,76421.53%
1930634,394127,71825.21%
1940634,5361420.02%
1950775,357140,82122.19%
1960740,316-35,041-4.52%
1970715,674-24,642-3.33%
1980678,974-36,700-5.13%
1990723,95944,9856.63%
2010805,23581,27611.23%
2011812,1086,8730.85%
2012818,9816,8730.85%
2013825,8546,8730.84%
2014832,7276,8730.83%
2015839,6006,8730.83%
2016846,4736,8730.82%
2017853,3466,8730.81%
2018860,2196,8730.81%
2019867,0926,8730.80%
2020873,9656,8730.79%
2021880,8386,8730.79%
2022887,7116,8730.78%
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San Francisco County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White392,47644.87%
Black or African American44,9305.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8000.43%
Asian300,33934.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,1790.36%
Some Other Race67,3587.70%
Two or More Races62,7027.17%
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San Francisco County, California Population by Race

San Francisco County, California Population Pyramid 2022

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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

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19

Child Dependency Ratio

San Francisco County, California Sex Ratio

Female

428,538

48.99%

Male

446,246

51.01%

San Francisco County, California Population by Age

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

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San Francisco County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.3%43.7%
Male49.7%50.3%
Female43.6%56.4%
All38%62%
Non Family24%76%

38.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Francisco County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All362,1412.3638
Married129,4353.256.3
Male12,6563.3549.7
Female28,5743.5943.6
Non Family191,4761.5424

3.12

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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San Francisco County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade47,6756.84%
9th to 12th Grade32,0674.60%
High School Graduate80,68611.58%
Some College91,22313.10%
Associates Degree35,5835.11%
Bachelors Degree244,10135.04%
Graduate Degree165,24023.72%
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San Francisco County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Francisco County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White296,552291,451229,515
2+ Races35,38532,87722,474
Asian245,600196,246117,598
Hispanic93,56373,17633,567
Islander2,0581,894640
Black33,74829,61210,196
Other Race47,48335,02712,567
Native American2,5451,827514

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 77.39%.

San Francisco County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$71,101$78,873$64,020
Less Than 9th Grade$25,799$29,463$22,215
High School Graduate$32,458$35,791$29,447
Some College$44,854$50,005$40,390
Bachelors Degree$87,111$100,769$77,488
Graduate Degree$114,867$136,124$98,835

$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

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San Francisco County, California Language

57.40% of San Francisco County, California residents speak only English, while 42.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 24.92% of the population.

San Francisco County, California Language

San Francisco County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black43,59711,38826.12%
Native3,77590423.95%
Hispanic129,30317,33213.40%
Islander3,17841313.00%
Asian296,81529,3209.88%
White343,64224,2837.07%
Other10,107NaN%
Multiple61,5775,4048.78%

10.12%

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 26.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Francisco County, California is Multiple, with 8.78% 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

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.40%
High School15.27%
Some College11.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.82%

San Francisco County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.37%
Male Unemployed27.80%
Female Employed4.46%
Female Unemployed26.74%

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

San Francisco County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$119,136$167,663
Families$138,207$196,384
Married Families$166,166$225,237
Non Families$96,421$136,839
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Income by Household Type

San Francisco County, California Marital Status

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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

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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

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San Francisco County, California Marital Status

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22,047

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,047
First Gulf War3,243
Vietnam7,419
Korea2,398
World War II983

San Francisco County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,225
35 to 544,653
55 to 642,983
65 to 745,132
75+7,054

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,4533.54%
Black3,4369.07%
Native American662.23%
Asian4,1131.54%
Islander642.52%
Other Race7511.39%
2+ Races1,1642.86%
Hispanic2,3132.19%

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Race

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Education

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12.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

San Francisco County, California Employment by Age

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San Francisco County, California Employment by Race

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San Francisco 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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39.57%

Born in San Francisco County, California

65.76%

Native Born

34.24%

Foreign Born

12.59%

Non Citizen

21.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.76% of San Francisco County, California residents were born in the United States, with 39.57% having been born in California. 12.59% 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

  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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