StatisticSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
Population122,72539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)6,66725691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Santa Clara is 2504% 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
  • In Santa Clara 40.40% of the population is Asian

Compare Santa Clara, CA Demographics

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      Santa Clara population breakdown by race

      RaceSanta ClaraCaliforniaNational
      White44.09%61.26%73.35%
      Black3.70%5.85%12.63%
      Asian40.40%13.85%5.22%
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Santa Clara age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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