Sacramento County CA Information


Sacramento County Subdivisions

Sacramento County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,456,449
Population in Households 1,434,203
Population in Familes 1,155,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 22,246
Population Density1 1,510
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 526,102
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 347,617
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 567,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 291,098 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 235,004 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 41,477 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $264,710
Average Home Value $312,931


Median Household Income $54,583
Average Household Income $73,998
Per Capita Income $27,036
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.73%
Households 0.45% 0.66%
Families 0.48% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Sacramento County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sacramento County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 88th
Population Density1 # 7 90th
Diversity Index2 # 22 64th
Median Household Income # 26 57th
Per Capita Income # 26 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.