Arroyo Grande, CA

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2020 Population
17,924
0.604% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
45.8
2.69% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.47%
11.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$88,068
8.95% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$610,000
3.08% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Arroyo Grande, CA had a population of 17.9k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $88,068. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Arroyo Grande, CA declined from 18,033 to 17,924, a −0.604% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,833 to $88,068, a 8.95% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Arroyo Grande, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.5%), White (Hispanic) (7.05%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.96%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.73%).

None of the households in Arroyo Grande, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98% of the residents in Arroyo Grande, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Arroyo Grande, CA was $610,000, and the homeownership rate was 66.1%.

Most people in Arroyo Grande, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Arroyo Grande, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Arroyo Grande, CA is home to a population of 17.9k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.32% of Arroyo Grande, CA residents were born outside of the country (1.31k people).

In 2020, there were 10.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.5k people) in Arroyo Grande, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.26k White (Hispanic) and 712 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2020 Citizenship
97.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98% of Arroyo Grande, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Arroyo Grande, CA was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Arroyo Grande, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.5k ± 674
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.26k ± 424
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    712 ± 228
13.8%
Hispanic Population
2.47k people

In 2020, there were 10.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.5k people) in Arroyo Grande, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.26k White (Hispanic) and 712 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.8% of the people in Arroyo Grande, CA are hispanic (2.47k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

7.32%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.31k people
8.32%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.5k people

As of 2020, 7.32% of Arroyo Grande, CA residents (1.31k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Arroyo Grande, CA was 8.32%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    412 ± 141
  2. Korea
    180 ± 95
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    89 ± 63

Arroyo Grande, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Arroyo Grande, CA employs 8.45k people. The largest industries in Arroyo Grande, CA are Accommodation & Food Services (1,435 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,063 people), and Educational Services (733 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($128,316), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($119,236), and Public Administration ($81,346).

Occupations

8.45k
2020 Value
± 808
−2.58%
1 Year decline
± 13.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Arroyo Grande, CA declined at a rate of −2.58%, from 8.67k employees to 8.45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Arroyo Grande, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,346 people), Management Occupations (1,128 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (776 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Arroyo Grande, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.45k
2020 Value
± 808
−2.58%
1 Year decline
± 13.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Arroyo Grande, CA declined at a rate of −2.58%, from 8.67k employees to 8.45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Arroyo Grande, CA, are Accommodation & Food Services (1,435 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,063 people), and Educational Services (733 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Arroyo Grande, CA, though some of these residents may live in Arroyo Grande, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,266
Median earning men ± $10,476
$40,780
Median earning women ± $2,970

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($125,680), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($80,964), and Public Administration ($79,837).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($81,635), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,417), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,846).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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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. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

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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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

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. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

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

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Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.74% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.99% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (7.14M), High School or Equivalent (6.69M), and Bachelors Degree (6.15M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Arroyo Grande, CA was $610,000 in 2020, which is 2.65 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $591,800 to $610,000, a 3.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Arroyo Grande, CA is 66.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Arroyo Grande, CA have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Arroyo Grande, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Arroyo Grande, CA is $88,068. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Arroyo Grande, CA was Census Tract 123.02 with a value of $112,904, followed by Census Tract 118 and Census Tract 119.01, with respective values of $109,534 and $76,071.

Property

$610,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$25,751
$4,643
Median Property Taxes
±$473

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Arroyo Grande, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Arroyo Grande, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.1%
Homeownership
2020
74.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 66.1% of the housing units in Arroyo Grande, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 123.02
  2. Census Tract 118
  3. Census Tract 119.01

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Arroyo Grande, CA was Census Tract 123.02 with a value of $112,904, followed by Census Tract 118 and Census Tract 119.01, with respective values of $109,534 and $76,071.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$88,068
Median Household Income
± $7,490
7.03k
Number of Households
± 670

In 2020, the median household income of the 7.03k households in Arroyo Grande, CA grew to $88,068 from the previous year's value of $80,833.

The following chart displays the households in Arroyo Grande, 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 $150k - $200k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Arroyo Grande, CA is from California.
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California

In 2020, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.321% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.28%)

In 2020, 76.1% of workers in Arroyo Grande, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.6%) and those who worked at home (7.28%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Arroyo Grande, CA have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.07% of the workforce in Arroyo Grande, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

5.47% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Arroyo Grande, CA (971 out of 17.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Arroyo Grande, 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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94.7% of the population of Arroyo Grande, CA has health coverage, with 51.4% on employee plans, 11.2% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 0.456% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in San Luis Obispo County, CA see 1219 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.08% increase from the previous year (1206 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1160 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 158 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,219 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in San Luis Obispo County, CA

Primary care physicians in San Luis Obispo County, CA see an average of 1,219 patients per year. This represents a 1.08% increase from the previous year (1,206 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in San Luis Obispo County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 16.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.2% were men and 54.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.34%
Uninsured
51.4%
Employer Coverage
11.2%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
0.456%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Arroyo Grande, CA declined by 5.2% from 5.64% to 5.34%.

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