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Santa Clara is 20th in California out of 521 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Santa Clara Rank California US
Current population (2012) 119,311 49th 38,041,430 313,914,040
Size in square miles 18.4 152nd 155,779.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 6,327.4 137th 239.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Santa Clara Rank California US
Residents younger than 5 7.8% 194th 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.3% 504th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.0% 399th 12.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Santa Clara Rank California US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.3% 194th 80.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 49.2% 104th 30.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Santa Clara Rank California US
Race - White 45.0% 538th 73.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.7% 264th 6.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 508th 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 37.7% 30th 13.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6% 94th 0.5% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 5.3% 184th 3.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 19.4% 426th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 36.1% 403rd 39.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Santa Clara Rank California US
Female residents 49.5% 526th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 39.7% 78th 27.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Santa Clara Rank California US
Housing units 45,147 45th 13,720,462 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 48.0% 37th 30.8% 25.9%
Households 42,316 45th 12,433,172 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 45.8% 560th 56.7% 66.1%
Home median value $629,800 122nd $421,600 $186,200
People per household 2.6 459th 2.9 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Santa Clara Rank California US
Income per capita $39,523 142nd $29,634 $27,915
Income per household $89,004 107th $61,632 $52,762
Income below poverty line 8.9% 398th 14.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Santa Clara Rank California US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 11,411 47th 3,425,510 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,806,682 56th $455,032,270 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,719 121st $12,561 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $455,286 20th $80,852,787 $613,795,732

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