Santa Clara County CA Information


Santa Clara County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,958,087
Daytime Population: Workers 1,049,900
Daytime Population: Residents 1,028,274
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,078,174
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 1,927,196
Population in Familes 1,591,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 30,891
Population Density2 1,518
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $99,069
Average Household Income $136,314
Per Capita Income $46,199


Total Housing Units 677,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 367,172 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 289,049 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,973 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $734,087
Average Home Value $784,270


Total Households 656,221
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 463,436
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 1.31% 1.17%
Households 1.15% 1.12%
Families 1.14% 1.12%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


Santa Clara County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Clara 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 # 6 91st
Population Density # 8 88th
Diversity Index # 14 78th
Median Household Income # 2 98th
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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