Sacramento County CA Information


Sacramento County Subdivisions

Sacramento County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,513,201
Daytime Population: Workers 672,581
Daytime Population: Residents 848,196
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,520,777
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,490,069
Population in Familes 1,197,655
Population in Group Qrtrs 23,132
Population Density2 1,569
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $59,199
Average Household Income $81,362
Per Capita Income $29,623


Total Housing Units 577,320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 302,387 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 239,324 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 35,609 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $324,561
Average Home Value $367,208


Total Households 541,711
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 357,169
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.89% 0.93%
Households 0.73% 0.82%
Families 0.72% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.24%


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, 2017 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 Density # 7 90th
Diversity Index # 22 64th
Median Household Income # 24 60th
Per Capita Income # 27 55th

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