Santa Clara demographics profile

StatisticSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,66723291
Median age34.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%46%43%
Speak English48%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%
Santa Clara, CA has a population of 122,725 and is the 226th largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,667 per sq mi which is 2769% higher than the California average and 7258% higher than the national average. The median age in Santa Clara is 34 which is approximately 5% lower than the California average of 36. In Santa Clara, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 48% speak English and 12% speak Spanish. 41% of Santa Clara residents were born in California, 15% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 42% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Santa Clara is 2769% higher than California.
  • The median age in Santa Clara is 5% lower than California.
  • In Santa Clara 44.09% of the population is White.
  • In Santa Clara 3.70% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Santa Clara 40.40% of the population is Asian.

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Santa Clara population breakdown by race

RaceSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Black or African American3.70%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.40%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.77%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.95%4.62%3.06%
Other race5.70%13.28%4.75%
In Santa Clara, 17.5% 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.

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