Sacramento Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Sacramento Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
513,624

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.6%
5 - 17:
16.5%
18 - 24:
9.2%
25 - 34:
18.5%
35 - 54:
25.1%
55 - 64:
11.1%
Over 65 Years:
13.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
7.1%
7.1%
High School Graduates
85.3%
85.3%
College Graduated
33.1%
33.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Sacramento
$31,956
$31,956
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Sacramento
$62,335
$62,335
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.6%

Employment Industries in Sacramento

 
Healthcare
14.2%
14.2%
Public Service
11.8%
11.8%
Retail
10.0%
10.0%
Education
8.7%
8.7%
Accommodation
7.7%
7.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
7.3%
7.3%
Construction
6.0%
6.0%
Other
5.0%
5.0%
Administration
5.0%
5.0%
Manufacturing
4.9%
4.9%
Transportation
4.6%
4.6%
Finance
4.2%
4.2%
Wholesale
2.5%
2.5%
Arts
2.4%
2.4%
Real estate
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
32.4%
32.4%
Black Or African American
12.7%
12.7%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%
Asian
18.6%
18.6%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
1.7%
1.7%
Other Race / Two or More Races
5.3%
5.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
28.9%
28.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
6.7%
6.7%
Irish
6.1%
6.1%
English
4.5%
4.5%
Italian
3.5%
3.5%
European
1.6%
1.6%
French
1.5%
1.5%
Portuguese
1.2%
1.2%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
Russian
1.0%
1.0%
Polish
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.9%
0.9%
Swedish
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Ukrainian
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.5%
0.5%
African
0.5%
0.5%
Greek
0.5%
0.5%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
Danish
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
62.2%
62.2%
Spanish
18.3%
18.3%
Chinese
3.7%
3.7%
Miao/Hmong
2.9%
2.9%
Langs. of India
2.4%
2.4%
Tagalog
1.7%
1.7%
Vietnamese
1.3%
1.3%
Other Asian languages
1.2%
1.2%
Slavic languages
0.8%
0.8%
Pacific Island languages
0.7%
0.7%
Arabic
0.6%
0.6%
Laotian
0.6%
0.6%
Japanese
0.6%
0.6%
Urdu
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Sacramento Residents:
22.2%