Santa Clara County, California Population 2024

1,876,849

Santa Clara County, California's estimated 2024 population is 1,876,849 with a growth rate of -0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Clara County, California is the 6th largest county in California. The 2010 population was 1,786,001 and has seen a growth of 5.09% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,873,134-743-0.04%
20281,873,877-743-0.04%
20271,874,620-743-0.04%
20261,875,363-743-0.04%
20251,876,106-743-0.04%
20241,876,849-743-0.04%
20231,877,592-743-0.04%
20221,878,335-6,838-0.36%
20211,885,173-45,995-2.38%
20201,931,1688,7570.46%
20191,922,411-9,574-0.5%
20181,931,985-266-0.01%
20171,932,2514,1070.21%
20161,928,14412,4080.65%
20151,915,73624,4501.29%
20141,891,28625,2361.35%
20131,866,05028,4451.55%
20121,837,60525,7141.42%
20111,811,89125,8901.45%
20101,786,00100%
19901,497,577202,50615.64%
19801,295,071230,35721.64%
19701,064,714422,39965.76%
1960642,315351,768121.07%
1950290,547115,59866.08%
1940174,94929,83120.56%
1930145,11844,44244.14%
1920100,67617,13720.51%
191083,53923,32338.73%
190060,21612,21125.44%
189048,00512,96637%
188035,0398,79333.5%
187026,24614,334120.33%
186011,912-1,861,222-99.36%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.04% (-743)
County Website
Santa Clara County
County Seat
2020 Population
1,931,168
Area
1291 mi²
Density
1454 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.81% (-54,319)

Santa Clara County, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian746,38138.94%
White693,45536.18%
Two or more races218,95311.42%
Other race192,57010.05%
Black or African American45,8382.39%
Native American12,6410.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander6,9930.36%

Asian

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Santa Clara County, California Population by Race

Santa Clara County, California Population Pyramid 2024

Santa Clara County, California Median Age

37.7

Total

36.7

Male

38.7

Female

Santa Clara County, California Adults

There are 1,511,015 adults, (269,943 of whom are seniors) in Santa Clara County, California.

Santa Clara County, California Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Clara County, California Sex Ratio

Female937,87948.93%
Male978,95251.07%

Santa Clara County, California Population by Age

Santa Clara County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All650,3522.8955.644.4
Married361,6393.4567.332.7
Non Family190,7281.4638.461.6
Female64,5953.6345.254.8
Male33,3903.5546.553.5

3.37

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Santa Clara County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade84,9326.33%
9th to 12th Grade58,8244.39%
High School Graduate180,68613.47%
Some College185,26613.81%
Associates Degree89,5256.67%
Bachelors Degree377,33128.13%
Graduate Degree364,84127.2%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Santa Clara County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Clara County, California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Asian545,674500,039374,178
White436,062421,846272,552
Hispanic284,950205,30358,654
Other Race119,26479,06618,123
2+ Races116,43695,22039,689
Black31,45528,92413,197
Native American8,2156,1771,828
Islander4,1043,774961

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.57%.

Santa Clara County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$82,524$102,912$64,764
Less Than 9th Grade$35,956$41,123$28,286
High School Graduate$43,470$48,297$34,647
Some College$55,513$67,688$46,712
Bachelors Degree$103,691$127,987$80,190
Graduate Degree$155,077$179,594$117,492

$82,524

Average Earnings

$102,912

Average Male

$64,764

Average Female

Santa Clara County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Clara County, California Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Santa Clara County, California Language

46.07% of Santa Clara County, California residents speak only English, while 53.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 25.69% of the population.

Santa Clara County, California Language

Santa Clara County, California Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian740,20745,3316.12%
Hispanic467,30343,7999.37%
White548,01629,7085.42%
Other188,27321,59511.47%
Multiple215,43415,5567.22%
Black43,9075,28012.03%
Native12,2611,49412.18%
Islander6,7784566.73%

6.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.17%

Male Poverty Rate

7.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Clara County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Clara County, California is Native, with 12.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Clara County, California is White, with 5.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.82%.

Santa Clara County, California Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.41%
High School10%
Some College7.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%

Santa Clara County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed19.26%
Female Unemployed16.1%
Female Employed3.53%
Male Employed2.72%

Santa Clara County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Clara County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$153,792$210,349
Families$174,855$235,112
Married Families$203,551$265,286
Non Families$96,654$139,240

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Santa Clara County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Clara County, California Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Santa Clara County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Santa Clara County, California Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Santa Clara County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43,777

Number of Veterans

39,863

Male Veterans

3,914

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15,165
Second Gulf War8,217
First Gulf War6,756
Korea3,779
World War II1,225

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+15,210
65 to 749,827
35 to 547,892
55 to 646,829
18 to 344,019

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White27,7864.85%
Hispanic7,5742.22%
Asian7,1361.19%
2+ Races3,7442.64%
Other Race2,4801.74%
Black1,9575.28%
Native American3863.88%
Islander2885.76%

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by Race

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Clara County, California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Clara County, California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Clara 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

44.66%

Born in Santa Clara County, California

59.64%

Native Born

40.36%

Foreign Born

18.88%

Non Citizen

21.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

59.64% of Santa Clara County, California residents were born in the United States, with 44.66% having been born in California. 18.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Santa Clara County, California Place of Birth

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