Arroyo Grande, CA

Census Place

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Population
18,039
0.378% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
Median Age
45.7

Poverty Rate
6.32%

Median Household Income
$80,615
7.98% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$552,300
8.21% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
8,536
0.589% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Arroyo Grande, CA had a population of 18k people with a median age of 45.7 and a median household income of $80,615. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Arroyo Grande, CA grew from 17,971 to 18,039, a 0.378% increase and its median household income grew from $74,654 to $80,615, a 7.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Arroyo Grande, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.1%), White (Hispanic) (11.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.4%), Other (Hispanic) (3.31%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.15%). 0% of the households in Arroyo Grande, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.6% of the residents in Arroyo Grande, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Arroyo Grande, CA was $552,300, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%. Most people in Arroyo Grande, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Arroyo Grande, CA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in San Luis Obispo County, CA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 49.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.6%), followed by Other (8.69%). The most partisan county was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for San Luis Obispo County, CA
49.7% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in California
  1. 85% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 78.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in California was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in California colored by their party leaning.

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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 elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed 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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Diversity

Arroyo Grande, CA is home to a population of 18k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 9.42% of Arroyo Grande, CA residents were born outside of the country (1.7k people).

In 2018, there were 6.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.4k people) in Arroyo Grande, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k White (Hispanic) and 794 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Arroyo Grande, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    13.4k ± 633
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.04k ± 621
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    794 ± 252
17%
Hispanic Population
3.06k people

In 2018, there were 6.57 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (13.4k people) in Arroyo Grande, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k White (Hispanic) and 794 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17% of the people in Arroyo Grande, CA are hispanic (3.06k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Arroyo Grande, CA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.42%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.7k people
9.62%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.73k people

As of 2018, 9.42% of Arroyo Grande, CA residents (1.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Arroyo Grande, CA was 9.62%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

45
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.9
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Arroyo Grande, CA was 45.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Arroyo Grande, CA are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Arroyo Grande, CA residents was 48.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,083,367 ± 46,962 people
  2. Philippines
    839,299 ± 22,251 people
  3. China
    667,994 ± 19,895 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,083,367 California residents, followed by Philippines with 839,299 and China with 667,994.

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Citizenship

95.6%
2018 Citizenship
95.4%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 95.6% of Arroyo Grande, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Arroyo Grande, CA was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    479 ± 164
  2. Korea
    203 ± 84
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    108 ± 86

Arroyo Grande, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Arroyo Grande, CA is $80,615. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Arroyo Grande, CA was Census Tract 123.02 with a value of $109,194, followed by Census Tract 118 and Census Tract 123.04, with respective values of $99,010 and $84,438.

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,156. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Arroyo Grande, CA employs 8.54k people. The largest industries in Arroyo Grande, CA are Accommodation & Food Services (1,066 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,036 people), and Educational Services (872 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($101,094), Public Administration ($76,369), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,755).

Wages

Median Household Income

$80,615
2018 value
± $6,685
7.98%
1 Year Growth
± 13.9%

Households in Arroyo Grande, CA have a median annual income of $80,615, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $74,654 in 2017, which represents a 7.98% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$78,556
Average Male Salary in California
± $756
$62,156
Average Female Salary in California
± $629

In 2019, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in California
  1. Asian
    $73,480 ± $1,183
  2. White
    $65,253 ± $608
  3. Two or More Races
    $54,888 ± $1,917

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in California.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Arroyo Grande, CA is from California.
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California
0.5
2018 Wage GINI in California

In 2019, the income inequality in California was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.144% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 123.02
  2. Census Tract 118
  3. Census Tract 123.04

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Arroyo Grande, CA was Census Tract 123.02 with a value of $109,194, followed by Census Tract 118 and Census Tract 123.04, with respective values of $99,010 and $84,438.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.32% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Arroyo Grande, CA (1.13k out of 17.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

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
    953 ± 236
  2. Hispanic
    235 ± 150
  3. Other
    102 ± 108

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

8.54k
2018 Value
± 711
0.589%
1 Year growth
± 12%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Arroyo Grande, CA grew at a rate of 0.589%, from 8.49k employees to 8.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Arroyo Grande, CA, are Management Occupations (1,207 people), Sales & Related Occupations (975 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (898 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Arroyo Grande, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Arroyo Grande, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,207 people), Sales & Related Occupations (975 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (898 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Arroyo Grande, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.59 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (1.42 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Arroyo Grande, CA, by median earnings, are Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($106,806), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($95,795), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($95,305).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.54k
2018 Value
± 711
0.589%
1 Year growth
± 12%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Arroyo Grande, CA grew at a rate of 0.589%, from 8.49k employees to 8.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Arroyo Grande, CA, are Accommodation & Food Services (1,066 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,036 people), and Educational Services (872 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Arroyo Grande, CA, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (1,066 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,036 people), and Educational Services (872 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Arroyo Grande, CA has an unusually high number of Utilities (4.71 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.98 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Arroyo Grande, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($101,094), Public Administration ($76,369), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,755).

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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. $379B
  2. $199B
  3. $157B

In 2018, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $379B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($199B) and Mixed freight ($157B).

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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$2.18T
2018 Value in California
$5.17T
Projected 2045 Value in California
137% growth

In 2018, total outbound California trade was $2.18T. This is expected to increase 137% to $5.17T 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. $86.9B
  2. $47.9B
  3. $39.1B

In 2018, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $86.9B, followed by Arizona with $47.9B and Washington and $39.1B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Arroyo Grande, CA was $552,300 in 2018, which is 2.4 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $510,400 to $552,300, a 8.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Arroyo Grande, CA is 68.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Arroyo Grande, CA have an average commute time of 21.1 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.

Housing

Property Value

$552,300
2018 Median
± $27,931
$510,400
2017 Median
± $27,106

In 2018, the median property value in Arroyo Grande, CA grew to to $552,300 from the previous year's value of $510,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Arroyo Grande, 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 Arroyo Grande, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$80,615
Median Household Income
± $6,685
7k
Number of Households
± 573

In 2018, the median household income of the 7k households in Arroyo Grande, CA grew to $80,615 from the previous year's value of $74,654.

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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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Rent vs Own

68.4%
2018 Homeownership
69.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 68.4% of the housing units in Arroyo Grande, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

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

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Arroyo Grande, CA have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.12% of the workforce in Arroyo Grande, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (75.1%)
  2. Carpooled (13.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.87%)

In 2018, 75.1% of workers in Arroyo Grande, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.9%) and those who worked at home (6.87%).

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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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

94.1% of the population of Arroyo Grande, CA has health coverage, with 48.5% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 17.4% on non-group plans, and 0.632% 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.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17%). Additionally, Colusa County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

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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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in California
$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

5.86%
Uninsured
48.5%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
17.4%
Non-Group
0.632%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Arroyo Grande, CA grew by 8.62% from 5.39% to 5.86%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Arroyo Grande, 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. 17% prevalence
  2. 16.9% prevalence
  3. 15.5% prevalence

Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 17%.

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

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