San Joaquin County’s population has increased recently and continues to grow even more rapidly. As it grows, the racial and ethnic diversity of the county is expected to increase. Hispanic and Latino populations have become the largest racial or ethinic group since 2010, and that population will grow even larger in the future. By age, San Joaquin County will grow in both the youngest (0–19 years) and oldest (60+) age groups.
Demographics by Race
The county’s ethnic breakdown reveals that “Hispanic or Latino” (40.5%) represents the largest racial or ethnic group. However, San Joaquin County also has a large "White Alone" population (33.9%).
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San Joaquin County leans toward the younger side, as 30.6% of its population is under 20. The next biggest age group includes mostly millennials and Gen X-ers (20–54) at 46.6%.This lowers the San Joaquin County median age (34.3 years) below those of California and the U.S. Our forecast predicts the county’s most prominent age group will be 0–19 year-olds over the next 40 years (see forecast).
Percent of Population
65 and over
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|65 and over|| 11.9%
What is Forecasting? Forecasting is what planning organizations do to understand future trends. Forecasting uses current and historical trends interpreted into graphs and percentages. We then use these projections to model what our county may look like in 20–40 years.
Forecast by Race and Ethnicity
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See UOP CBPR's Metro Report for more data and analysis.