San Joaquin County’s population has increased recently and continues to swell. Racial and ethnic diversity will increase. Hispanic and Latino populations have been the largest racial or ethinic group since 2010, and will grow more in the future. By age, young (0–19) and old (60+) age groups will dominate San Joaquin County.
Demographics by Race
San Joaquin County's ethnic breakdown reveals that “Hispanic or Latino” (41.8%) represents the largest racial or ethnic group. The "White Alone" population is also large (27.7%).
Languages Spoken at Home
A wide variety of languages are spoken at home in San Joaquin County. After English, Spanish and Tagalog are the most common languages spoken at home.
| Language Spoken at Home 5
Years and Over
|Est. Number of Speakers|
|Speak English Only||416,233|
|German or other West Germanic||1,072|
|Russian, Polish, or other Slavic||935|
|French, Haitian, or Cajun||822|
|Asian and Pacific Island Languages|
|Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)||7,906|
|Other Asian and Pacific Island||24,525|
|Other and Unspecified||1,716|
|Age||Total Estimate||Percent of Population|
|65 and over||95,949||12.8%|
What is Forecasting? 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
This UOP Center for Business and Policy Research (CBPR) projection shows our region’s racial and ethnic make-up based on 2010 and 2015 trends. It shows our growing populations will be primarily Hispanic, while our White populations will grow at a much slower rate than in the past.
Forecast by Age
This CBPR forecast shows the 0–19 age group rapidly growing. The 40–50 group will grow more slowly while the 20–39 category will make up most of our population.