Back

Solano County

Information about Solano County

Wiki source

At the 2000 census there were 394,542 people, 130,403 households, and 97,411 families in the county. The population density was 476 people per square mile (184/km²). There were 134,513 housing units at an average density of 162 per square mile (63/km²). The racial makup of the county was 56. 4% White, 14. 9% Black or African American, 0. 8% Native American, 12. 8% Asian, 0. 8% Pacific Islander, 8. 0% from other races, and 6. 4% from two or more races. 17. 64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 8. 5% were of German, 6. 4% Irish and 6. 0% English ancestry according to Census 2000. 75. 7% spoke English, 12. 1% Spanish and 6. 6% Tagalog as their first language. Of the 130,403 households 39. 9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55. 7% were married couples living together, 13. 8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25. 3% were non-families. 19. 6% of households were one person and 6. 5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2. 90 and the average family size was 3. 33.