San Francisco County, California Population 2021

San Francisco County, California's estimated population is 883,255 with a growth rate of 0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Francisco County, California is the 13th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 805,505 and has seen a growth of 9.65% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021883,2558530.10%
2020882,4028530.10%
2019881,5498530.10%
2018880,6962,6560.30%
2017878,0406,5280.75%
2016871,5128,5020.99%
2015863,01012,2601.44%
2014850,75011,1781.33%
2013839,57210,6961.29%
2012828,87613,2261.62%
2011815,65010,1451.26%
2010805,50581,54611.26%
1990723,95944,9856.63%
1980678,974-36,700-5.13%
1970715,674-24,642-3.33%
1960740,316-35,041-4.52%
1950775,357140,82122.19%
1940634,5361420.02%
1930634,394127,71825.21%
1920506,67689,76421.53%
1910416,91274,13021.63%
1900342,78243,78514.64%
1890298,99765,03827.80%
1880233,95984,48656.52%
1870149,47392,671163.15%
186056,8020.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.10%
County Website
Founded
José Joaquin Moraga Francisco Palóu
County Seat
2010 Population
805,505
Growth Since 2010
9.65%
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San Francisco County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White406,05646.41%
Asian301,01834.40%
Some Other Race67,2077.68%
Two or More Races48,7135.57%
Black or African American45,5565.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,2230.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,1880.36%
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San Francisco County, California Population by Race

San Francisco County, California Population Pyramid $2021

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San Francisco County, California Median Age

38.2


Total

37.9


Male

38.6


Female

San Francisco County, California Adults

There are 757,415 adults, (134,981 of whom are seniors) in San Francisco County, California.

San Francisco County, California Age Dependency

40.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Child Dependency Ratio

San Francisco County, California Sex Ratio

Female

428,675

48.99%

Male

446,286

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
Married55.6%44.4%
Male49.5%50.5%
Female42.2%57.8%
All37.6%62.4%
Non Family23.4%76.6%

37.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Francisco County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All362,3542.3637.6
Non Family188,6961.5423.4
Married132,2293.1955.6
Female28,6073.542.2
Male12,8223.3649.5

3.11

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 Grade48,5796.99%
9th to 12th Grade31,6254.55%
High School Graduate83,79512.05%
Some College92,78913.34%
Associates Degree34,8265.01%
Bachelors Degree241,69934.76%
Graduate Degree162,01723.30%
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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
White300,318295,422232,359
Asian244,388193,765114,133
Hispanic93,39373,65231,917
Other Race46,43834,07810,957
Black34,27630,28410,454
2+ Races26,63125,36116,781
Native American2,4221,921541
Islander1,9821,738497

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 77.37%.

San Francisco County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,040$76,050$60,934
Less Than 9th Grade$23,781$27,033$20,665
High School Graduate$31,701$34,481$29,515
Some College$44,710$49,640$39,514
Bachelors Degree$84,318$97,174$74,846
Graduate Degree$107,963$129,287$92,966

$68,040

Average Earnings

$76,050

Average Male

$60,934

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

57.15% of San Francisco County, California residents speak only English, while 42.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 25.16% 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
Asian297,58029,0499.76%
White349,58625,1527.19%
Hispanic130,02117,58613.53%
Black44,18112,66728.67%
Other65,54810,54016.08%
Multiple47,6754,7009.86%
Native3,19653016.58%
Islander3,12451516.49%

10.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.66%

Male Poverty Rate

11.05%

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 28.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Francisco County, California is White, with 7.19% 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 13.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.14%.

San Francisco County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.85%
High School14.71%
Some College11.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%

San Francisco County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.75%
Male Unemployed27.49%
Female Employed4.58%
Male Employed3.79%

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$112,449$160,396
Families$131,595$186,215
Married Families$156,504$213,081
Non Families$90,974$132,019
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Income by Household Type

San Francisco County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

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 45-54.

San Francisco County, California Marital Status by Race

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San Francisco County, California Marital Status

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23,619

Number of Veterans

21,881

Male Veterans

1,738

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,931
Second Gulf War3,740
First Gulf War3,600
Korea2,330
World War II1,501

San Francisco County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+7,182
65 to 745,784
35 to 545,133
55 to 643,533
18 to 341,987

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,6333.77%
Asian4,2531.59%
Black3,8009.86%
Hispanic2,2412.12%
Other Race9481.77%
2+ Races8112.60%
Native American893.36%
Islander853.32%

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Race

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Education

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11.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Francisco County, California Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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39.48%

Born in San Francisco County, California

65.72%

Native Born

34.28%

Foreign Born

12.55%

Non Citizen

21.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.72% of San Francisco County, California residents were born in the United States, with 39.48% having been born in California. 12.55% 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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