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Santa Clara Population

Santa Clara is a city in California, State of United States, Santa Clara population in 2023 is estimated to be 128,547, covers city area of 1,304 sq mi (3,380 sq km), ranks forty-sixth largest city in California State, two-hundred-seventeenth city in the United States. Located on the southern coast of San Francisco Bay, the urbanized Santa Clara Valley within Santa Clara County contains most of the county's population. Santa Clara population as per 2020 census is 127,647 compared to 2010 population of 116,468 with the increase number of 11,179 people and growth of 9.6 percent. Santa Clara County was one of the original counties of California.

Below is the Santa Clara population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010116,808
2011117,8880.92
2012119,4201.30
2013120,5900.98
2014122,0971.25
2015126,1543.32
2016126,5610.32
2017126,8030.19
2018129,4882.12
2019128,322-0.90
2020127,647-0.53
2021 *127,156-0.385
2022 *128,1890.81
2023 *128,5470.28
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Santa Clara Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Santa Clara population is 130,371, out of these 69,136 are male, 61,235 are female, The sex ratio of Santa Clara is 113. The median age of the Santa Clara population is 33.7, Santa Clara population by age are, under 18 years is 22,503, 16 years and over is 109,932, 18 years and over is 107,868, 21 years and over is 100,211, 65 years and over is 17,115. 53.0% are male, 47.0% are female, Population of Santa Clara by age percent-wise is, 17.3% are under 18 years old, 84.3% are 16 years and over, 82.7% are 18 years and over, 76.9% are 21 years and over, 10.2% are 65 years and over. There are total 50,936 housing units, The voting population of Santa Clara are 74,953, out of these 40,002 are male voters, 34,951 are female voters, 53.4% are male, 46.6% are female. Santa Clara population in 2022 is estimated to be 128,189, and in 2021 is estimated to be 127,156.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -57,5065.8%
5 - 96,4384.9%
10 - 145,0223.9%
15 - 199,6517.4%
20 - 249,3367.2%
25 - 3430,57723.5%
35 - 4418,03413.8%
45 - 5416,16212.4%
55 - 597,5275.8%
60 - 646,8665.3%
65 - 746,8065.2%
75 - 845,0113.8%
85 and over1,4351.1%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Santa Clara Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Santa Clara by race are:

White Population

White population in Santa Clara, California are 45,282, percentage wise 34.7 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Santa Clara, California are 3,720, percentage wise 2.9 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Santa Clara, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Santa Clara are 60,674, percentage wise 46.5 percent are asians, out of these 20,938 are Asian Indians, 17,974 are Chinese, 8,918 are Filipinos, 1,938 are Japanese, 2,225 are Korean, 4,917 are Vietnamese and 3,764 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Santa Clara, California are 21,190. Percentage wise 16.3 percent are hispanics, out of these 15,128 are Mexican people, 547 are Puerto Ricans, 215 are Cubans, and 5,300 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race130,371Percent
White45,28234.7%
Black or African American3,7202.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native7480.6%
Asian Population60,67446.5%
Asian Indian20,93816.1%
Chinese17,97413.8%
Filipino8,9186.8%
Japanese1,9381.5%
Other Asian Population3,764
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,4261.9%
Hispanic or Latino21,19016.3%
Mexican15,12811.6%
Puerto Rican5470.4%
Cuban2150.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino5,300
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Santa Clara native population is 68,076, out of these 50,099 born in the California state and 16,934 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 62,295, out of these 27,862 are Naturalized US citizen, 2,661 are in Europe, 20,508 in Asia, 1,887 in Africa, 2,182 in Latin America and 0 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Santa Clara are 34,433, out of these 2,231 are from Europe, 25,752 are from Asia, 0 from Africa, 4,628 are from Latin America and 366 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native68,076
Born in state of residence50,099
Born in other state in the United States16,934
Northeast3,824
Midwest3,976
South3,295
West5,839
Born outside the United States1,043
Puerto Rico78
U.S. Island Areas128
Born abroad of American parent(s)837
Foreign born
Born outside of United States62,295
Naturalized U.S. citizen27,862
Europe2,661
Asia20,508
Africa1,887
Oceania624
Latin America2,182
Northern America0
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen34,433
Europe2,231
Asia25,752
Africa0
Oceania1,456
Latin America4,628
Northern America366
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Santa Clara Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Santa Clara, California are 50,936, Occupied housing units are 46,608, Rental vacancy rate is 7. Percentage of occupancy is 92, 37.80% of houses are owner occupied and 53.70% of houses are renter occupied in Santa Clara. There are 39.69 percent of one-unit detached, 7.92 percent of one-units attached, 2.25 percent of two-unit houses, 6.81 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.17 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 31.02 percent are available with one vehicle, 38.28 percent are available with two vehicles, 16.90 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 5.30 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Santa Clara rental homes or apartments are 27,354, occupied by Renter, The median value of Santa Clara average rental rate is $2,535.

HousingUnits
Total housing units50,936
Occupied housing units46,608
Occupied housing units percent92
Rental vacancy rate7
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached20,218
1-unit attached4,032
2 units1,148
3 or 4 units3,467
Mobile home86
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied19,254
Renter-occupied27,354
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Santa Clara Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Santa Clara, California is $1,249,100.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000
$50,000 to $99,999
$100,000 to $149,999
$150,000 to $199,999
$200,000 to $299,999
$300,000 to $499,999
$500,000 to $999,999
$1,000,000 or more
Median (dollars)1,249,100
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Santa Clara Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $3,530, 0.42 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.36 percent pay between $500 to $999, 0.49 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 1.73 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 2.51 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 4.18 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 17.99 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $712, 0.55 percent of homes pay less than $250, 1.92 percent pays between $250 to $399, 2.11 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.43 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.07 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 2.45 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500216
$500 to $999184
$1,000 to $1,499248
$1,500 to $1,999880
$2,000 to $2,4991,278
$2,500 to $2,9992,131
$3,000 or more9,163
Median (dollars)3,530
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250281
$250 to $399979
$400 to $5991,076
$600 to $799729
$800 to $9991,055
$1,000 or more1,250
Median (dollars)712
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

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