Santa Clara County , California

Santa Clara County: County in California, United States

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Location of Santa Clara County on California map.

About

Santa Clara County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,781,642 and a population density of 528 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 1,907,105 inhabitants. Its county seat is San Jose. The county was created 171 years ago in 1849.

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Geography

Santa Clara County is located at 37°13'57"N 121°41'47"W (37.2324900, -121.6962700). It has 6 neighbors: Alameda County, Merced County, San Benito County, San Joaquin County, San Mateo County and Stanislaus County.

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The largest city of Santa Clara County is San Jose with a population of 1,013,616. Other cities include, Sunnyvale population 151,746, Santa Clara population 131,055, Mountain View population 80,030 and Milpitas population 75,867. See all Santa Clara County cities & populated places.

Weather

Santa Clara County forecast: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 55. East northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Santa Clara County Quick Facts

Population : 1,907,105 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
Twitter username : SCCgov
Area : 3377 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.07%
Land as percent of area : 98.93%
Named for : Mission Santa Clara de Asís
Altitude : 226 feet / 69 meters
Capital : San Jose
Establishment : January 01, 1850
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 21:01:02 (21st October 2021)
Density : 565 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.58% (2010-2020)
Weather : 55℉ Light Rain Likely 7-days weather

Santa Clara County has 6 neighbours.

  • San Jose

Demographics

The population of Santa Clara County increased by 6.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,781,642 - census
2011 1,812,054 1.68% estimation process
2012 1,837,853 1.4% estimation process
2013 1,866,425 1.53% estimation process
2014 1,891,753 1.34% estimation process
2015 1,916,285 1.28% estimation process
2016 1,928,368 0.63% estimation process
2017 1,932,510 0.21% estimation process
2018 1,932,337 -0.01% estimation process
2019 1,927,852 -0.23% estimation process
2020 1,907,105 -1.09% estimation process

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People born in Santa Clara County (24)

People born in Santa Clara County, including baseball player Harry Hooper, film editor Stephen Mirrione, actor Wade Domínguez, you can see a list of people who born in Santa Clara County.

  • Ed Williams (American actor) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Jeffrey Foskett (American guitarist and singer) he was born in 17/02/1956
  • Jennifer Alden (American actress) she was born in 24/01/1979
  • Andrew Martinez (American activist) he was born in 15/11/1972
  • Megan Ellison (American film producer) she was born in 31/01/1986
  • Asifa Quraishi (American legal scholar) she was born in 17/07/1967
  • Joseph Fil (United States general) he was born in 22/05/1953
  • Brian Krzanich (American chemist, engineer, entrepreneur and businessperson) he was born in 09/05/1960
  • Fua Logo Tavui (American yacht racer) he was born in 23/07/1952
  • Nello Olivo (winemaker) he was born in 01/01/1940
  • David Daleiden (American anti-abortion activist) he was born in 01/01/1989
  • Julie Elias (American CCM musician) she was born in 03/01/1985
  • Bob Chambers (American middle-distance runner) he was born in 16/11/1926
  • Brenda Burman (American lawyer and government official) she was born in 02/08/1967
  • Molly Tuttle (singer, songwriter and instrumentalist) she was born in 01/01/1993
  • Rebecca Bauer-Kahan she was born in 28/10/1978
  • Katarina Comesaña (American-born Peruvian footballer) she was born in 19/06/1992
  • Shotzi Blackheart (American professional wrestler) she was born in 14/03/1992

Other places with the same name (1)

Santa Clara County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Santa Clara County.

City Name Population Title
San Jose 1,013,616 County seat of Santa Clara County, California; tenth largest city in the United States by population
Sunnyvale 151,746 City in California, United States
Santa Clara 131,055 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Mountain View 80,030 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Milpitas 75,867 City in Santa Clara County, California
Palo Alto 67,008 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Cupertino 58,598 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Gilroy 54,831 City in Northern California, U.
Morgan Hill 45,501 City in Santa Clara County, California
Campbell 42,427 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Saratoga 30,525 City in Santa Clara County, California, USA
Los Altos 30,281 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Los Gatos 30,266 Incorporated town in Santa Clara County, California
Alum Rock 15,536 Census-designated place in Santa Clara County, California
Stanford 13,809 Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States
Los Altos Hills 8,400 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States

California Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Los Angeles County 9,943,046 County in California, United States of America
Los Angeles 3,970,219 County seat of Los Angeles County, California; second largest city in the United States by population
San Diego County 3,332,427 San Diego County, founded in 1850, is one of 58 counties in the US state of California.
Orange County 3,166,857 County in California, United States
Riverside County 2,489,188 County in California, United States
San Bernardino County 2,189,183 County in California, United States
Alameda County 1,662,323 County in California, United States
Sacramento County 1,559,146 County in California, United States
San Diego 1,422,420 City in San Diego County, California, United States, eighth largest city in the country by population
Laguna 1,370,232 Former census-designated place
Contra Costa County 1,152,333 County in California, United States
San Jose 1,013,616 County seat of Santa Clara County, California; tenth largest city in the United States by population
Fresno County 1,000,918 County in California, United States
Kern County 901,362
San Francisco County 866,606 County, coextensive with the city of San Francisco, California, United States
San Francisco 866,606 Consolidated city-county in California, United States