San Carlos, CA Demographics

The total population of San Carlos is estimated to be 30,490 with 14,914 males (48.91%) and 15,576 females (51.09%). There are 662 more females than males in San Carlos.
The median household income in San Carlos was $221,122 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 6,121(2.85%) from $215,001 in 2020. This income is 296.39% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, San Carlos sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $270,229. Overall, the median household income for the city of San Carlos stands at $221,122.
In San Carlos, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $119,828 for males and $82,394 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $194,446 for males and $148,308 for females.
In San Carlos, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $270,229, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $87,824.
In 2022, the population of San Carlos was 29,586, a 1.64% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, San Carlos's population was 30,079, a decline of 2.32% compared to a population of 30,793 in 2020.
The median age in San Carlos, CA is 41.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.59% were under the age of 15, 13.84% aged 15 to 29, 51.32% aged 30 to 64, 13.15% aged 65 to 84, and 2.10% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of San Carlos population: 67.27% are White, 0.73% are Black or African American, 0.20% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 18.38% are Asian, 0.45% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.63% are some other race and 10.33% are multiracial.