In 2020, Placer County, CA had a population of 392k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $93,677. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Placer County, CA grew from 385,512 to 391,799, a 1.63% increase and its median household income grew from $89,691 to $93,677, a 4.44% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Placer County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.5%), White (Hispanic) (8.85%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.01%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.99%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.52%).
None of the households in Placer County, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.2% of the residents in Placer County, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Placer County, CA are Sierra College (5,974 degrees awarded in 2020), William Jessup University (446 degrees), and Hoss Lee Academy (69 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Placer County, CA was $495,900, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%.
Most people in Placer County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Placer County, CA was 2 cars per household.
Placer County, CA borders El Dorado County, CA, Nevada County, CA, Sacramento County, CA, Sutter County, CA, Yuba County, CA, Douglas County, NV, Washoe County, NV, and Carson City, NV.