Sierra County, California Population 2023

Sierra County, California's estimated 2023 population is 3,236 with a growth rate of 0% 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 that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Sierra County, California Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sierra County, California Population by Race

Sierra County, California Population Pyramid 2023

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

77

Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sierra County, California Sex Ratio

Female1,42449.14%
Male1,47450.86%

Sierra County, California Population by Age

Sierra County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.73

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sierra County, California Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 37.5%.

Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$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

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

10.69%

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 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sierra County, California is White, with 10.03% 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%.

Sierra County, California Poverty

Sierra County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Sierra County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sierra County, California Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sierra County, California Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

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

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sierra County, California Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

208

Number of Veterans

189

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

Sierra County, California Veterans by War

Sierra County, California Veterans by Age

count

Sierra County, California Veterans by Race

Sierra County, California Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sierra County, California Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Sierra County, California Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sierra County, California Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sierra 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

49.1%

Born in Sierra County, California

87.82%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.82% of Sierra County, California residents were born in the United States, with 49.1% having been born in California. 0.62% 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

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