Mayor Lee Announces U.S. Census Bureau Results for San Francisco
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the U.S. Census Bureau’s release of 2010 Census redistricting data for the City and County of San Francisco, showing a population total of 805,235 since the last official Census count in 2000. San Francisco’s population grew by 3.7 percent over the last decade. Newly released 2010 Census data for California reveals a 10 percent overall growth and population of 37,263,308 with no gain in Congressional seats.
“We are pleased at the outcome of our investment to ensure an accurate, complete and inclusive count of all San Francisco residents,” said Mayor Lee, who as City Administrator oversaw the 2010 Census effort. “The results show, that even in these challenging economic times, San Francisco continues to attract a diverse and increasing number of residents and businesses. The work we invested in the Census count will now translate into representation, roads, transportation, resources and most importantly, much needed federal and state funding for critical programs and services over the next ten years.”
The San Francisco data will be available within 24 hours and posted on the U.S. Census Bureau’s new American FactFinder site, go to: http://factfinder2.census.gov . Additional results from the 2010 Census survey will be released by the Census Bureau through June 2013.