Sacramento County, CA

1,514,460 Population
964.9 square miles 1,569.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.9%
was 3.8%
Ranked 8th Highest in CA
Population Density
1,569.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.6%
was 49.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
20.8%
was 20.5%
Ranked 25th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
24.0%
was 24.1%
Ranked 15th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
13.6%
was 13.2%
Ranked 23rd Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.9
was 6
Ranked 13th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
16.4%
was 16.9%
Ranked 26th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$57,509
was $58,942
Ranked 22nd Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.5
45.6
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
1,885
Ranked 33rd Highest in CA
Patents per 100,000
11
Ranked 32nd Highest in CA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.5
was 2.1
Ranked 16th Highest in CA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
208.3
was 207.4
Ranked 17th Highest in CA
Property Crimes per 100,000
745.9
was 821.5
Ranked 16th Highest in CA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
565,813
was 563,670
Ranked 8th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,118
was $1,068
Ranked 24th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
1,901
was 1,546
 
Occupied Housing Units
535,090
was 530,497
 
Homeownership Rate
55.2%
was 54.2%
Ranked 27th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
1,762
was 1,231
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
586.4
was 584.2
Ranked 6th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.4%
was 12.0%
Ranked 31st Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
139
was 315
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
Ranked 25th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.4
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.0%
was 97.7%
Ranked 14th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.1%
Ranked 11th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 99.0%
Ranked 18th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.4%
was 87.2%
Ranked 18th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
29.8%
was 29.6%
Ranked 20th Highest in CA

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