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Sacramento Population

Sacramento is the city of the U.S. state of California. Located at the junction of the Sacramento and American Rivers in Sacramento Valley. According to dof, Sacramento population in 2021 is estimated to be 532,114, covering area of 99.77 sq miles(258.41 sq km). Sacramento is California's capital city is northeast of San Francisco, Oakland and the rest of the high-cost Bay Area. The word Sacramento signifies Sacrament or Lord's Supper. Sacramento is a expensive city in terms of cost of living, is less affordable than many other metros nationwide. Sacramento residents need to make more than $90,000 a year to live comfortably in 2021. The average cost of housing in Sacramento is between 350,000 to 650,000, and the rents are between $1200 to $2400 depending on the apartment size. Sacramento has one of the highest crime rates that is 44% higher than the national average. The Greater Sacramento area, CSA, is a combined statistical area consisting of several metropolitan statistical areas and seven counties in Northern California.

Below is the Sacramento, California population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010467,302
2011470,9140.77
2012474,3090.72
2013478,3600.85
2014483,0060.97
2015488,3531.11
2016494,3241.22
2017500,9441.34
2018508,5291.51
2019513,6241.00
2020524,9432.20
2021 *532,1141.40
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Sacramento city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearSacramento Population
1950215,816
1955292,234
1960426,862
1965521,751
1970617,846
1975698,281
1980782,701
1985912,410
19901,070,929
19951,214,364
20001,368,633
20051,525,267
20101,696,336
20111,732,797
20151,886,647
2020*2,089,002
2025*2,242,894
2035*2,467,171
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Sacramento city Population(UA)

Greater Sacramento

Sacramento City(2020)Sacramento Metropolitan(2019)
Population 513,6262.6 million
Area258.41 sq km sq km
Rank (US)23 (CSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA
According to 2019 CSA census estimates, The Greater Sacramento population in estimated to be 2.6 million. Greater Sacramento area is composed of seven counties, two metropolitan areas and one micropolitan area. El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties comprise the Sacramento–Roseville-Folsom, California Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nevada County comprises the Truckee-Grass Valley, Sutter and Yuba counties comprise the Yuba City Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Sacramento Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Sacramento by age is 513,620, out of these 254,555 are male, 259,065 are female, The sex ratio of Sacramento is 98. The median age of the Sacramento population is 34.8, Sacramento population by age are, under 18 years is 115,616, 16 years and over is 411,100, 18 years and over is 398,004, 21 years and over is 377,894, 65 years and over is 86,952. 49.6% are male, 50.4% are female, 22.5% are under 18 years old, 80.0% are 16 years and over, 77.5% are 18 years and over, 73.6% are 21 years and over, 14.2% are 65 years and over. There are total 200,079 housing units, The voting population of Sacramento are 356,660, out of these 169,215 are male voters, 187,445 are female voters, 47.4% are male, 52.6% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -532,6056.3%
5 - 934,5586.7%
10 - 1430,2955.9%
15 - 1931,5906.2%
20 - 2435,3026.9%
25 - 3493,67318.2%
35 - 4472,33814.1%
45 - 5458,28711.3%
55 - 5927,0335.3%
60 - 6425,0964.9%
65 - 7442,6988.3%
75 - 8420,1053.9%
85 and over10,0402.0%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Sacramento Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Sacramento by race are:

White Population

White population in Sacramento, California are 226,820, percentage wise 44.2 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Sacramento, California are 60,056, percentage wise 11.7 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Sacramento, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Sacramento are 94,364, percentage wise 18.4 percent are asians, out of these 10,659 are Asian Indians, 23,387 are Chinese, 12,041 are Filipinos, 4,900 are Japanese, 2,532 are Korean, 9,754 are Vietnamese and 31,091 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Sacramento, California are 158,728. Percentage wise 30.9 percent are hispanics, out of these 132,271 are Mexican people, 5,084 are Puerto Ricans, 260 are Cubans, and 21,113 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race513,620Percent
White226,82044.2%
Black or African American60,05611.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,5390.9%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population94,36418.4%
Asian Indian10,6592.1%
Chinese23,3874.6%
Filipino12,0412.3%
Japanese4,9001.0%
Korean2,5320.5%
Vietnamese9,7541.9%
Other Asian Population31,091
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9,6451.9%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino158,72830.9%
Mexican132,27125.8%
Puerto Rican5,0841.0%
Cuban2600.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino21,113
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

Total Sacramento native population is 406,656, out of these 322,845 born in the California state and 76,734 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 106,964, out of these 61,943 are Naturalised US citizen, 4,695 are in Europe, 36,963 in Asia, 2,080 in Africa, 12,980 in Latin America and 240 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in Sacramento are 45,021, out of these 2,009 are from Europe, 15,230 are from Asia, 1,056 from Africa, 24,665 are from Latin America and 538 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native406,656
Born in state of residence322,845
Born in other state in the United States76,734
Northeast15,458
Midwest0
South24,618
West18,940
Born outside the United States7,077
Puerto Rico418
U.S. Island Areas987
Born abroad of American parent(s)5,672
Foreign born
Born outside of United States106,964
Naturalized U.S. citizen61,943
Europe4,695
Asia36,963
Africa2,080
Oceania4,985
Latin America12,980
Northern America240
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen45,021
Europe2,009
Asia15,230
Africa1,056
Oceania1,523
Latin America24,665
Northern America538
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Sacramento Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Sacramento, California are 200,079, Occupied housing units are 191,911, Rental vacancy rate is 2. Percentage of occupancy is 96, 46.74% of houses are owner occupied and 49.18% of houses are renter occupied in Sacramento. There are 60.83 percent of one-unit detached, 6.58 percent of one-units attached, 2.29 percent of two-unit houses, 5.09 percent of three or four unit homes. 1.63 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 34.13 percent are available with one vehicle, 34.36 percent are available with two vehicles, 18.79 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 8.65 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units200,079
Occupied housing units191,911
Occupied housing units percent96
Rental vacancy rate2
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached121,714
1-unit attached13,170
2 units4,580
3 or 4 units10,177
Mobile home3,262
Boat, RV, van, etc.387
Owner-occupied93,509
Renter-occupied98,402
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Sacramento Housing Market

The median value of housing in Sacramento, California is $380,600, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.05 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.50 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.54 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 1.38 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 9.76 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 21.27 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 10.67 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.56 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,091
$50,000 to $99,9991,004
$100,000 to $149,9991,083
$150,000 to $199,9992,769
$200,000 to $299,99919,533
$300,000 to $499,99942,559
$500,000 to $999,99921,353
$1,000,000 or more3,117
Median (dollars)380,600
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Sacramento Housing Mortgage

The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,973, 0.08 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 1.91 percent pay between $500 to $999, 6.54 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 7.99 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 6.71 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 4.23 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 4.60 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $545, 1.17 percent of homes pay less than $250, 2.64 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.74 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.09 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.78 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 1.25 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500158
$500 to $9993,812
$1,000 to $1,49913,084
$1,500 to $1,99915,992
$2,000 to $2,49913,424
$2,500 to $2,9998,463
$3,000 or more9,197
Median (dollars)1,973
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2502,339
$250 to $3995,286
$400 to $5999,485
$600 to $7996,184
$800 to $9993,554
$1,000 or more2,505
Median (dollars)545
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Sacramento Rental

Total number of Sacramento rental homes or apartments are 98,402, occupied by Renter, The median value of Sacramento average rental rate is $1,370. 5.38 percent of homes are under $500, 18.33 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 62.28 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 9.71 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 1.63 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5005,293
$500 to $99918,041
$1,000 to $1,49935,207
$1,500 to $1,99926,076
$2,000 to $2,4998,386
$2,500 to $2,9991,167
$3,000 or more1,600
Median (dollars)1,370
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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