Santa Clara, CA Demographics

The total population of Santa Clara is estimated to be 128,058 with 67,490 males (52.70%) and 60,568 females (47.30%). There are 6,922 less females than males in Santa Clara.
The median household income in Santa Clara was $162,401 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 7,308(4.71%) from $155,093 in 2020. This income is 217.68% 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, Santa Clara sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $213,908. Overall, the median household income for the city of Santa Clara stands at $158,614.
In Santa Clara, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $107,677 for males and $62,964 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $156,504 for males and $102,064 for females.
In Santa Clara, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $206,889, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $100,491.
In 2022, the population of Santa Clara was 126,930, a 0.80% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Santa Clara's population was 127,958, an increase of 0.05% compared to a population of 127,894 in 2020.
The median age in Santa Clara, CA is 34.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 16.36% were under the age of 15, 23.88% aged 15 to 29, 48.92% aged 30 to 64, 9.30% aged 65 to 84, and 1.53% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Santa Clara population: 36.40% are White, 2.74% are Black or African American, 0.32% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 45.85% are Asian, 0.76% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 7.03% are some other race and 6.91% are multiracial.