Cathedral City, CA

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Population

53,733

0.873% growth

Median Age

37.3


Median Household Income

$43,384

4.05% growth

Poverty Rate

20.7%


Number of Employees

22,799

1.98% growth

Median Property Value

$232,400

14% growth

About

In 2017, Cathedral City, CA had a population of 53.7k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $43,384. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cathedral City, CA grew from 53,268 to 53,733, a 0.873% increase and its median household income grew from $41,696 to $43,384, a 4.05% increase.

The population of Cathedral City, CA is 59.4% Hispanic or Latino, 31.3% White Alone, and 4.51% Asian Alone. 55.4% of the people in Cathedral City, CA speak a non-English language, and 82% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cathedral City, CA are Mayfield College (348 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Cathedral City, CA is $232,400, and the homeownership rate is 60.2%. Most people in Cathedral City, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Cathedral City, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Cathedral City, CA employs 22.8k people. The largest industries in Cathedral City, CA are Accommodation & Food Services (3,433 people), Retail Trade (3,393 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,131 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($57,500), Utilities ($50,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,847).

Median household income in Cathedral City, CA is $43,384. Males in Cathedral City, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Cathedral City, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,384

2017 value

± $1,932

4.05%

1 Year Growth

± 6.28%

Households in Cathedral City, CA have a median annual income of $43,384, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,696 in 2016, which represents a 4.05% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in Cathedral City, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cathedral City, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cathedral City, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9406

  2. Census Tract 449.24

  3. Census Tract 449.32

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cathedral City, CA was Census Tract 9406 with a value of $90,278, followed by Census Tract 449.24 and Census Tract 449.32, with respective values of $62,359 and $58,107.

The following map shows all of the places in Cathedral City, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cathedral City, CA (11.1k out of 53.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    8,830 ± 700

  2. Hispanic

    7,973 ± 683

  3. Other

    1,138 ± 204

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cathedral City, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

22.8k

2017 Value

± 1,031

1.98%

1 Year growth

± 6.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cathedral City, CA grew at a rate of 1.98%, from 22.4k employees to 22.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cathedral City, CA, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3,155 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,977 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,749 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cathedral City, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cathedral City, CA, by number of employees, are Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3,155 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,977 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,749 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Cathedral City, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3.53 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2.06 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cathedral City, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($87,031), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($83,322), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($79,479).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

22.8k

2017 Value

± 1,031

1.98%

1 Year growth

± 6.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cathedral City, CA grew at a rate of 1.98%, from 22.4k employees to 22.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cathedral City, CA, are Accommodation & Food Services (3,433 people), Retail Trade (3,393 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,131 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cathedral City, CA, though some of these residents may live in Cathedral City, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Cathedral City, CA, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (3,433 people), Retail Trade (3,393 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,131 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Cathedral City, CA has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2.73 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.34 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.98 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cathedral City, CA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($57,500), Utilities ($50,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,847).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight with $157B and Gasoline and $127B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

81.2% of the population of Cathedral City, CA has health coverage, with 30.9% on employee plans, 27.9% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 1.18% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Cathedral City, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Cathedral City, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1281 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

18.8%

Uninsured

30.9%

Employer Coverage

27.9%

Medicaid

11%

Medicare

10.3%

Non-Group

1.18%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cathedral City, CA declined by 18.5% from 23.1% to 18.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cathedral City, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Cathedral City, CA is home to a population of 53.7k people, from which 82% are citizens. As of 2017, 31.2% of Cathedral City, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Cathedral City, CA is composed of 31.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (59.4%), 16.8k White Alone residents (31.3%), 2.43k Asian Alone residents (4.51%), 1.49k Black or African American Alone residents (2.78%), 801 Two or More Races residents (1.49%), 154 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.287%), 108 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.201%), and 31 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0577%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cathedral City, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (24,693 speakers), Tagalog (1,208 speakers), and German (160 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cathedral City, CA was 37.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Cathedral City, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Cathedral City, CA residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

31.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

31.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 31.2% of Cathedral City, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cathedral City, CA was 31.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cathedral City, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Cathedral City, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

82%

2017 Citizenship

80.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 82% of Cathedral City, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cathedral City, CA was 80.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    31.9k ± 1.44k

  2. White Alone

    16.8k ± 734

  3. Asian Alone

    2.43k ± 371

In 2017, there were 1.9 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (31.9k people) in Cathedral City, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.8k White Alone and 2.43k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Cathedral City, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    24,693 speakers (50.1%)

  2. Tagalog

    1,208 speakers (2.45%)

  3. German

    160 speakers (0.324%)

55.4% of Cathedral City, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Cathedral City, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 50.1% of the overall population of Cathedral City, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.45% speak Tagalog and 0.324% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    906 ± 108

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    321 ± 136

  3. Korea

    280 ± 62

Cathedral City, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Cathedral City, CA awarded 348 degrees. The student population of Cathedral City, CA is skewed towards women, with 152 male students and 249 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cathedral City, CA are Hispanic or Latino (249 and 71.6%), followed by White (63 and 18.1%), Black or African American (31 and 8.91%), and Asian (3 and 0.862%).

The largest universities in Cathedral City, CA by number of degrees awarded are Mayfield College (348 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Cathedral City, CA are Other Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services (131 and 37.6%), HVAC Maintenance (94 and 27%), and Medical Insurance Specialist (69 and 19.8%).

The median tuition costs in Cathedral City, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 69 degrees awarded

  2. 131 degrees awarded

  3. 93 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Cathedral City, CA was Medical Insurance Specialist with 69 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

348 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Cathedral City, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mayfield College with 348 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

148

Degrees Awarded to Men

200

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 148 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cathedral City, CA, which is 0.74 times less than the 200 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    249 degrees awarded

  2. White

    63 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    31 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cathedral City, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 249 degrees mean that there were 3.95 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 63 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cathedral City, CA was $232,400 in 2017, which is 1.07 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $203,900 to $232,400, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Cathedral City, CA is 60.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cathedral City, CA have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cathedral City, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$43,384

Median Household Income

± $1,932

17.9k

Number of Households

± 750

In 2017, the median household income of the 17.9k households in Cathedral City, CA grew to $43,384 from the previous year's value of $41,696.

The following chart displays the households in Cathedral City, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$232,400

2017 Median

± $7,548

$203,900

2016 Median

± $8,498

In 2017, the median property value in Cathedral City, CA grew to to $232,400 from the previous year's value of $203,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cathedral City, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cathedral City, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cathedral City, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cathedral City, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60.2%

2017 Homeownership

59.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.2% of the housing units in Cathedral City, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cathedral City, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cathedral City, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cathedral City, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cathedral City, CA have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.05% of the workforce in Cathedral City, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.4%

  2. Carpooled

    9.97%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.28%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cathedral City, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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