List of California Counties by Population
County
Population
Yuba
60,219
Yolo 168,660
Ventura 753,197
Tuolumme 54,501
Tulare 368,021
Trinity 13,022
Tehama 56,039
Sutter 78,930
Stanislaus 446,997
Sonoma 458,614
Solano 394,542
Siskiyou 44,301
Sierra 3,555
Shasta 163,256
Santa Cruz 255,602
Santa Clara 1,682,585
Santa Barbara 399,347
San Mateo 707,161
San Luis Obispo 246,681
San Joaquin 563,598
San Francisco 776,733
San Diego 2,813,833
San Bernardino 1,709,434
San Benito 53,234
Sacramento 1,223,499
Riverside 1,545,387
Plumas 20,824
Placer 248,399
Orange 2,846,289
Nevada 92,033
Napa 124,729
Monterey 401,762
Mono 12,853
Modoc 9,449
Merced 210,554
Mendocino 86,265
Mariposa 17,130
Marin 247,289
Madera 123,109
Los Angeles 9,519,338
Lassen 33,828
Lake 58,309
Kings 129,461
Kern 661,645
Inyo 17,945
Imperial 142,361
Humboldt 126,518
Glenn 26,453
Fresno 799,407
El Dorado 156,299
Del Norte 27,507
Contra Costa 948,816
Colusa 18,804
Calaveras 40,554
Butte 203,171
Amador 35,100
Alpine 1,208
Alameda 1,443,741
People QuickFacts California USA
Population, 2006 estimate 36,457,549 299,398,484
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 7.6% 6.4%
Population, 2000 33,871,648 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2006 7.3% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2006 26.1% 24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2006 10.8% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2006 50.0% 50.7%
White persons, percent, 2006 (a) 76.9% 80.1%
Black persons, percent, 2006 (a) 6.7% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2006 (a) 1.2% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2006 (a) 12.4% 4.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2006 (a) 0.4% 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2006 2.4% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2006 (b) 35.9% 14.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2006 43.1% 66.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 50.2% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 26.2% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 39.5% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 76.8% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 26.6% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 5,923,361 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 27.7 25.5
Housing units, 2006 13,174,378 126,316,181
Homeownership rate, 2000 56.9% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 31.4% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $211,500 $119,600
Households, 2000 11,502,870 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.87 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $49,894 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $22,711 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 13.2% 12.7%
Business QuickFacts California USA
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 860,8661 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 13,382,4701 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 3.9%1 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2005 2,609,258 20,392,068
Total number of firms, 2002 2,908,758 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 3.9% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 1.3% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 12.8% 4.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.2% 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 14.7% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 29.9% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 378,661,414 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 655,954,708 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 359,120,365 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,264 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 55,559,669 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 160,502 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 232,387,1681 2,143,781,7272
Geography QuickFacts California USA
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 155,959.34 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 217.2 79.6
FIPS Code 06

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