Santa Clara, CA

126,216 Population
18.4 square miles 6,638 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 48th Highest in CA
Population Density
6,638
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
38.6%
was 38.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
41.4%
was 43.3%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
18.9%
was 20.7%
Ranked 121st Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.1%
was 9.6%
Ranked 89th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 3.7
Ranked 12th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
7.0%
was 8.8%
Ranked 24th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$108,886
was $95,415
Ranked 10th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.7
43.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
126.3
was 143.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,896.5
was 2,516.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
45,653
was 45,318
Ranked 48th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$2,093
was $1,721
Ranked 7th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
496
was 126
 
Occupied Housing Units
43,971
was 43,279
 
Homeownership Rate
43.3%
was 43.8%
Ranked 114th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
74
was 49
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,479.9
was 2,461.7
Ranked 39th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
6.3%
was 7.7%
Ranked 115th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
422
was 77
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.7
Ranked 99th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.9
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.1
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.9%
was 96.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.8%
was 97.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.4%
was 93.5%
Ranked 34th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
55.3%
was 56.2%
Ranked 12th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
95.7%
was 96.0%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.7%
was 4.1%
 
Revenue
 
$639,006,083
$572,714,606
 
Expenditure
 
$602,113,895
$552,184,769
 
Revenue per Capita
$5,229
was $4,763
 
Expenditure per Capita
$4,927
was $4,592
 

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