Sierra County, California Population 2022

Sierra County, California's estimated population is 3,236 with a growth rate of 0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sierra County, California is the 57th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 3,240 and has seen a growth of -0.12% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
186011,3870.00%
18705,619-5,768-50.65%
18806,6231,00417.87%
18905,051-1,572-23.74%
19004,017-1,034-20.47%
19104,098812.02%
19201,783-2,315-56.49%
19302,42263935.84%
19403,02560324.90%
19502,410-615-20.33%
19602,247-163-6.76%
19702,3651185.25%
19803,07370829.94%
19903,3182457.97%
20103,240-78-2.35%
20113,2400.00%
20123,2400.00%
20133,2400.00%
20143,2400.00%
20153,2400.00%
20163,2400.00%
20173,2400.00%
20183,2400.00%
20193,2400.00%
20203,236-4-0.12%
20213,2360.00%
20223,2360.00%
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Sierra County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,72293.93%
Black or African American30.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native692.38%
Some Other Race883.04%
Two or More Races160.55%
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Sierra County, California Population by Race

Sierra County, California Population Pyramid 2022

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Sierra County, California Median Age

54


Total

49


Male

55.1


Female

Sierra County, California Adults

There are 2,454 adults, (817 of whom are seniors) in Sierra County, California.

Sierra County, California Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sierra County, California Sex Ratio

Female

1,424

49.14%

Male

1,474

50.86%

Sierra County, California Population by Age

Sierra County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sierra County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All73.4%26.6%
Female71%29%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Male23.9%76.1%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sierra County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2502.2973.4
Married6442.5893
Male1134.0423.9
Female693.971
Non Family4241.1357.1

2.73

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Sierra County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade502.17%
9th to 12th Grade1225.30%
High School Graduate61726.80%
Some College84736.79%
Associates Degree2209.56%
Bachelors Degree2028.77%
Graduate Degree24410.60%
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Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races16166
White2,0781,987422
Native American69256
Hispanic18110212
Other Race4141
Black2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 37.50%.

Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,901$38,173$32,806
Less Than 9th Grade$19,034$19,006$
High School Graduate$22,102$36,786$20,966
Some College$27,500$28,636$24,167
Bachelors Degree$$60,500$113,007
Graduate Degree$72,948$73,585$

$33,901

Average Earnings

$38,173

Average Male

$32,806

Average Female

Sierra County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sierra County, California Language by Age

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Sierra County, California Language

90.17% of Sierra County, California residents speak only English, while 9.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.82% of the population.

Sierra County, California Language

Sierra County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11100.00%
Native691724.64%
Hispanic293279.22%
White2,5352268.92%
OtherNaN%

9.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.86%

Male Poverty Rate

10.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sierra County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sierra County, California is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sierra County, California is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.00%.

Sierra County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.41%
High School13.83%
Some College6.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sierra County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.11%
Male Unemployed2.41%
Female Employed0.30%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sierra County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sierra County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,103$72,924
Families$70,238$89,189
Married Families$77,500-
Non Families$22,679$36,882
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Income by Household Type

Sierra County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sierra County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Sierra 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.

Sierra County, California Marital Status by Race

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Sierra County, California Marital Status

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208

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War5
Vietnam103
Korea9
World War II

Sierra County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3431
35 to 5414
55 to 64
65 to 74118
75+45

Sierra County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2069.02%
Native American22.90%

Sierra County, California Veterans by Race

Sierra County, California Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sierra County, California Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Sierra County, California Employment by Age

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Sierra County, California Employment by Race

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Sierra 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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54.83%

Born in Sierra County, California

98.07%

Native Born

1.93%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.07% of Sierra County, California residents were born in the United States, with 54.83% having been born in California. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sierra 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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