StatisticSacramentoCaliforniaNational
Population484,53039,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,96325691
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%46%43%
Speak English63%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Sacramento is 1839% higher than California
  • The median age in Sacramento is 5% lower than California
  • In Sacramento 49.66% of the population is White
  • In Sacramento 13.69% of the population is Black
  • In Sacramento 18.43% of the population is Asian

Compare Sacramento, CA Demographics

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      Sacramento population breakdown by race

      RaceSacramentoCaliforniaNational
      White49.66%61.26%73.35%
      Black13.69%5.85%12.63%
      Asian18.43%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.68%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian1.51%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race6.64%4.62%3.06%
      Other race9.39%13.28%4.75%
      In Sacramento, 28.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Sacramento age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Sacramento, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).