San Benito County CA Information


San Benito County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 59,354
Daytime Population: Workers 19,214
Daytime Population: Residents 31,422
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 50,636
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 58,954
Population in Familes 51,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 400
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $73,880
Average Household Income $93,350
Per Capita Income $28,509


Total Housing Units 18,855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,363 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,579 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 913 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $496,192
Average Home Value $558,561


Total Households 17,942
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 14,340
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.99% 0.98%
Households 0.91% 0.95%
Families 0.9% 0.95%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.66%


San Benito County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Benito 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 # 42 29th
Population Density # 41 31st
Diversity Index # 15 76th
Median Household Income # 12 81st
Per Capita Income # 28 53rd

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