Alameda County, CA Population by Gender

The total population of Alameda County is estimated to be 1.66 million with 826,561 males (49.68%) and 837,262 females (50.32%). There are 10,701 more females than males in Alameda County.
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Updated Feb 20, 2024

Alameda County, CA population by gender

The table below shows Alameda County's population by gender

Gender Population % of Total Population
Male 826,561 49.68%
Female 837,262 50.32%
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Alameda County, CA population by gender, in percentage

The female percentage in the USA is 50.41% while the male percentage is 49.59%, compared to 50.32% females and 49.68% males in Alameda County, CA.

The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Alameda County county as compared to the nation.

The pie chart shows Alameda County, CA population by gender with male and female population as a percentage of total population. The female population is shown in pink color and male population is shown in blue color.
Alameda County, CA population by gender. There is a slight majority of female population, with 50.32% of total population being female. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Alameda County, CA gender ratio

Gender Ratio:
98.7
Men
100
Women

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates

In Alameda County, CA, there are less men than women. The Alameda County, CA gender ratio is 98.7:100 i.e. 98.7 men to 100 women (0.987).

This ratio is higher than the national average of 98.4:100 i.e 98.4 men to 100 women (0.984).

Alameda County, CA gender ratio by age

In Alameda County, CA, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 104.9 boys per 100 girls (104.9:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 64 males per 100 females (64:100).

On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.9:100, and 63.4:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.

Alameda County population breakdown by gender and age

The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Alameda County, CA.

Age Group Population (Male) Population (Female) Gender Ratio
Under 5 years 45,925 44,062 1.04
5 to 9 years 47,576 44,832 1.06
10 to 14 years 48,382 46,225 1.05
15 to 19 years 48,874 47,705 1.02
20 to 24 years 48,280 48,074 1.00
25 to 29 years 62,380 61,402 1.02
30 to 34 years 72,338 70,642 1.02
35 to 39 years 69,473 67,277 1.03
40 to 44 years 62,112 59,739 1.04
45 to 49 years 57,592 55,980 1.03
50 to 54 years 55,360 53,250 1.04
55 to 59 years 52,792 53,257 0.99
60 to 64 years 48,061 48,994 0.98
65 to 69 years 36,655 41,156 0.89
70 to 74 years 30,165 35,310 0.85
75 to 79 years 17,775 23,707 0.75
80 to 84 years 12,014 15,582 0.77
85 years and over 10,807 20,068 0.54
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Interesting observation from the above table:

  • The sex ratio at birth is 1.042 i.e. 104.2 boys per 100 girls.
  • For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.981 i.e. 1.9 less men per 100 women.
  • While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.539 i.e. 53.9 senior men per 100 senior women.

Alameda County, CA population by gender & age

For male population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 72,338. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 70,642.

As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are same. The above comparison also shows that there are 1,696 less females than males, in the age group 30-34 years (The largest age group for both of the genders).

The grouped bar chart shows Alameda County, CA population by age and gender across 18 age groups, defined between the age of 0 and 85 and above. The female population is shown in pink color bar and male population is shown in blue color bar. Age group is plotted on x axis and population on y axis.
Alameda County, CA population by gender and age. Largest age group (population): Male # 30-34 years (72,338) | Female # 30-34 years (70,642). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Under the age of 5, there are 45,925 boys and 44,062 girls in Alameda County, CA. Thus there are 1,863 more boys than girls under the age of 5.

Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 48,061 males and 48,994 females in Alameda County, CA. Thus there are 933 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.

For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 10,807 males and 20,068 females.

Things to know

What percent of Alameda County, CA is female?

According to the ACS survey, of the total Alameda County, CA population of 1.66 million, 50.32% percent are females.

What percentage of Alameda County, CA is male?

According to the ACS survey, of the total Alameda County, CA population of 1.66 million, 49.68% percent are males.

What is the male to female ratio in Alameda County, CA?

In Alameda County, CA, the male to female ratio is 98.7:100 i.e. 98.7 men to 100 women (0.987).

References

Notes

The analysis presented in this article is based on estimates derived from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey. While these figures offer valuable insights, they are subject to a margin of error. It is advisable to exercise caution and consider the potential margin of error when interpreting and utilizing this data.

Datasets

Explore datasets by year of publication.
2024
Alameda County, CA Population Breakdown by Gender Dataset: Male and Female Population Distribution // 2024 Edition
Last updated February 19, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0

The total population of Alameda County is estimated to be 1.66 million, comprising 826,561 males (49.68%) and 837,262 females (50.32%). Notably, there are 10,701 more females than males in Alameda County. Additionally, the dataset analysis reveals a gender ratio of 98.7:100 i.e. 98.7 men to 100 women (0.987). For further insights, data visualization, and analysis, explore this dataset.

Alameda County, CA Population Breakdown by Gender and Age Dataset: Male and Female Population Distribution Across 18 Age Groups // 2024 Edition
Last updated February 19, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0

For male population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 72,338. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 70,642. Under the age of 5, there are 45,925 boys and 44,062 girls in Alameda County, CA. Thus there are 1,863 more boys than girls under the age of 5.. For further insights, data visualization, and analysis, explore this dataset.

2023
Alameda County, CA Population Breakdown by Gender
Last updated September 14, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the population of Alameda County by gender, including both male and female populations. This dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Alameda County across both sexes and to determine which sex constitutes the majority.

Key observations

There is a slight majority of female population, with 50.54% of total population being female. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Alameda County population by gender

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Scope of gender :

Please note that American Community Survey asks a question about the respondents current sex, but not about gender, sexual orientation, or sex at birth. The question is intended to capture data for biological sex, not gender. Respondents are supposed to respond with the answer as either of Male or Female. Our research and this dataset mirrors the data reported as Male and Female for gender distribution analysis. No further analysis is done on the data reported from the Census Bureau.

Variables / Data Columns

  • Gender: This column displays the Gender (Male / Female)
  • Population: The population of the gender in the Alameda County is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each gender as a proportion of Alameda County total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

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Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Alameda County Population by Gender. You can refer the same here

Alameda County, CA Population Breakdown by Gender and Age
Last updated September 14, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the population of Alameda County by gender across 18 age groups. It lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Alameda County. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Alameda County by gender and age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group for both Men and Women in Alameda County. Additionally, it can be used to see how the gender ratio changes from birth to senior most age group and male to female ratio across each age group for Alameda County.

Key observations

Largest age group (population): Male # 30-34 years (72,187) | Female # 30-34 years (71,533). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Alameda County population by gender and age

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Scope of gender :

Please note that American Community Survey asks a question about the respondents current sex, but not about gender, sexual orientation, or sex at birth. The question is intended to capture data for biological sex, not gender. Respondents are supposed to respond with the answer as either of Male or Female. Our research and this dataset mirrors the data reported as Male and Female for gender distribution analysis.

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Alameda County population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Alameda County is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Alameda County is shown in the following column.
  • Gender Ratio: Also known as the sex ratio, this column displays the number of males per 100 females in Alameda County for each age group.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Alameda County Population by Gender. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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