Sierra County, California Population 2020

Sierra County, California's estimated population is 3,009 with a growth rate of 1.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sierra County, California is the 57th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20182,987-22-0.73%
20173,009521.76%
20162,957-39-1.30%
20152,996160.54%
20142,980-49-1.62%
20133,029-38-1.24%
20123,067-32-1.03%
20113,099-122-3.79%
20103,221-97-2.92%
19903,3182457.97%
19803,07370829.94%
19702,3651185.25%
19602,247-163-6.76%
19502,410-615-20.33%
19403,02560324.90%
19302,42263935.84%
19201,783-2,315-56.49%
19104,098812.02%
19004,017-1,034-20.47%
18905,051-1,572-23.74%
18806,6231,00417.87%
18705,619-5,768-50.65%
186011,3870.00%

Sierra County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,89098.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.85%
Two or More Races90.31%
Black or African American60.20%

Sierra County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Sierra County, California Median Age

55.5


Total

54.4


Male

57.3


Female

Sierra County, California Adults

There are 2,489 adults, (853 of whom are seniors) in Sierra County, California.

Sierra County, California Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Sierra County, California Sex Ratio

Female

1,388

47.37%

Male

1,542

52.63%

Sierra County, California Households and Families

Sierra County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sierra County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.8%6.2%
All81.4%18.6%
Female80.7%19.3%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Male43.5%56.5%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2412.3481.4
Married5632.6693.8
Non Family5211.2973.1
Female884.4580.7
Male694.9143.5

2.9

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sierra County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade100.43%
9th to 12th Grade1466.27%
High School Graduate62026.61%
Some College80634.59%
Associates Degree31213.39%
Bachelors Degree2078.88%
Graduate Degree2299.83%

Sierra County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1012,025423
Hispanic1911151
Native American25256
Multiple Races997
Black51

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 77.78%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,190$40,515$30,390
Less Than High School$30,536$32,143$
High School Grad$19,722$$23,125
Some College$31,002$56,350$29,000
Bachelors Degree$41,579$$41,434
Graduate Degree$72,750$$

$31,190

Average Earnings

$40,515

Average Male

$30,390

Average Female

Sierra County, California Language

Sierra County, California Language by Age

Sierra County, California Language

92.33% of Sierra County, California residents speak only English, while 7.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.31% of the population.

Sierra County, California Poverty

Sierra County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,5442027.94%
Hispanic324247.41%
Native251352.00%
Black22100.00%
Multiple9111.11%

8.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.07%

Male Poverty Rate

7.44%

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 Hispanic, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.92%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.72%
High School12.03%
Some College5.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.23%

Sierra County, California Income

Sierra County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,125$67,464
Families$76,875$87,912
Married Families$96,518-
Non Families$22,679$36,691

Sierra County, California Marital Status

Sierra County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sierra County, California Married by Age and Sex

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

Sierra County, California Veterans

235

Number of Veterans

208

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War40
Korea25
First Gulf War7
World War II6

$Sierra County, California Veterans by Education

0.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sierra County, California Employment Status

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sierra County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

51.64%

Born in California

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.78% of Sierra County, California residents were born in the United States, with 51.64% having been born in California. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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