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Sac City Demographics & Diversity

Sacramento, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Sac City are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 72% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Sacramento City College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Sacramento City College students
Race Percent of Students
White 28%
Black 11%
Hispanic 30%
Asian 20%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 6%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Sacramento City College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Sac City has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Sacramento City College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Sacramento City College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,058
Women 10,661

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Sac City serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Sacramento City College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,083 per year

51% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 37%
Part time Undergrads 73%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=122180 IPEDS survey data for Sacramento City College.