Santa Clara County Information

Santa Clara in California occupies 1,304 square miles and has a 2006 population of 1,731,281, a change from a 2000 population of 1,682,585 and 1,497,577 in 1990. 12.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.5% percent is 25-35, and 17.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 5,090 acts of violent crime reported in Santa Clara in 2004, a change from 7,226 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 37,258 people: 4.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.1%.

Read more about Santa Clara, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountySanta Clara 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area1,304 sq. milesRanked 520 of 3,140
Population 20061,731,281Ranked 17 of 3,140
Population 20051,705,158 
Population 20001,682,585Ranked 14 of 3,140
Population 19901,497,577Ranked 14 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion63.2% 
African American2.8% 
Asian American30.2% 
Native American.8% 
Pacific Islander.4% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.8% 
Population 5 to 1413.6% 
Population 15 to 2412.2% 
Population 25 to 3414.5% 
Population 35 to 4417.1% 
Population 45 to 5414.5% 
Population 55 to 649.9% 
Population 65 to 745.6% 
Population 75 and up4.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes5,0907,226
Murders / Manslaughters37 
Forcible Rapes454 
Robberies1,169 
Aggravated Assaults3,430 
Total Property Crimes43,95737,281
Burglaries7,103 
Larceny Thefts30,140 
Motor Vehicle Thefts6,714 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population834,317939,730
Unemployed Population37,25829,397
Unemployment Rate4.5%3.1%

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