Santa Clara County, California Population 2023

1,982,645

Santa Clara County, California's estimated 2023 population is 1,982,645 with a growth rate of 0.79% 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 1,781,642 and has seen a growth of 11.28% since that time.

Note: data after 2021 is projected based on recent change

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2023 Growth Rate
0.79% (15,462)
County Website
Santa Clara County
County Seat
San Jose
2010 Population
1,781,642
Growth Since 2010
11.28% (201,003)

Santa Clara County, California Population 2023

Population by Race

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White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Santa Clara County, California Population by Race

Santa Clara County, California Population Pyramid 2023

Santa Clara County, California Median Age

37.5

Total

36.5

Male

38.5

Female

Santa Clara County, California Adults

There are 1,509,959 adults, (261,889 of whom are seniors) in Santa Clara County, California.

Santa Clara County, California Age Dependency

54.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Clara County, California Sex Ratio

Female948,19849.08%
Male983,82450.92%

Santa Clara County, California Population by Age

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

3.41

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Santa Clara County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

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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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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.96%.

Santa Clara County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$74,016

Average Earnings

$92,395

Average Male

$57,299

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

46.33% of Santa Clara County, California residents speak only English, while 53.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 33.23% of the population.

Santa Clara County, California Language

Santa Clara County, California Poverty by Race

rate

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6.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.89%

Male Poverty Rate

7.44%

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 19.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Clara County, California is White, with 5.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.04%.

Santa Clara County, California Poverty

rate

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Santa Clara County, California Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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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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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Santa Clara County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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

46,591

Number of Veterans

42,616

Male Veterans

3,975

Female Veterans

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Santa Clara County, California Veterans by War

count

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Santa Clara County, California Veterans by Age

count

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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

5.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Clara County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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

44.42%

Born in Santa Clara County, California

59.45%

Native Born

39.54%

Foreign Born

18.43%

Non Citizen

21.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

59.45% of Santa Clara County, California residents were born in the United States, with 44.42% having been born in California. 18.43% 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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