Santa Clara County vs. San Mateo County

Santa Clara County (CA)San Mateo County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)1,937,570769,545
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)8.8%7.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)1,781,672718,518
Population, Census, April 1, 20101,781,642718,451
Persons under 5 years, percent5.9%5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.9%20.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent13.5%16.1%
Female persons, percent49.4%50.6%
White alone, percent53.1%60.0%
Black or African American alone, percent2.8%2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.2%0.9%
Asian alone, percent38.3%30.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.5%1.5%
Two or More Races, percent4.1%4.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent25.3%24.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent31.0%38.9%
Veterans, 2014-201853,11925,226
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201838.7%34.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)678,496279,457
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201856.7%59.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$913,000$994,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$3,229$3,360
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$755$729
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$2,126$2,158
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201333.0%33.2%
Building permits, 20188,1911,116
Households, 2014-2018635,525261,969
Persons per household, 2014-20182.972.89
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.5%88.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201852.6%46.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201895.3%94.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201890.7%89.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201888.1%89.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201851.3%49.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20184.5%4.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent5.1%5.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201867.4%68.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.0%63.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,809,2012,552,854
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)17,020,9915,166,992
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)91,858,97315,969,681
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)40,336,74111,330,620
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$21,952$15,326
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201828.728.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$116,178$113,776
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$52,451$57,375
Persons in poverty, percent7.3%6.8%
Total employer establishments, 201748,71121,366
Total employment, 20171,055,739385,982
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)126,890,11948,197,075
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20173.3%3.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017146,54772,285
All firms, 2012163,13075,507
Men-owned firms, 201284,50139,910
Women-owned firms, 201258,58926,594
Minority-owned firms, 201282,93130,914
Nonminority-owned firms, 201272,81840,894
Veteran-owned firms, 20129,4005,141
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012146,38466,645
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.6%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.0%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 200728.5%18.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.4%0.5%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200710.8%11.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200729.7%29.9%
Population per square mile, 20101,381.01,602.2
Land area in square miles, 20101,290.10448.41

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Santa Clara county (CA) and San Mateo county (CA) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.