Carmichael, CA

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Population

65,091

2.29% growth

Median Age

42


Median Household Income

$60,466

3.72% growth

Poverty Rate

15.2%


Number of Employees

29,086

3.09% growth

Median Property Value

$334,900

8.28% growth

About

In 2017, Carmichael, CA had a population of 65.1k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $60,466. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carmichael, CA grew from 63,631 to 65,091, a 2.29% increase and its median household income grew from $58,300 to $60,466, a 3.72% increase.

The population of Carmichael, CA is 71.3% White Alone, 13.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.85% Two or More Races. 14.9% of the people in Carmichael, CA speak a non-English language, and 94.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Carmichael, CA is $334,900, and the homeownership rate is 54.2%. Most people in Carmichael, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Carmichael, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Carmichael, CA employs 29.1k people. The largest industries in Carmichael, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,500 people), Retail Trade (3,304 people), and Public Administration (2,457 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,781), Public Administration ($61,042), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,753).

Median household income in Carmichael, CA is $60,466. Males in Carmichael, 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 Carmichael, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,466

2017 value

± $2,685

3.72%

1 Year Growth

± 5.9%

Households in Carmichael, CA have a median annual income of $60,466, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,300 in 2016, which represents a 3.72% 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 Carmichael, 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 Carmichael, 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Carmichael, CA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carmichael, 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 58.04

  2. Census Tract 77.02

  3. Census Tract 79.04

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carmichael, CA was Census Tract 58.04 with a value of $101,875, followed by Census Tract 77.02 and Census Tract 79.04, with respective values of $76,205 and $75,996.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carmichael, CA (9.79k out of 64.5k 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 Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    6,568 ± 634

  2. Hispanic

    2,242 ± 402

  3. Two Or More

    1,404 ± 306

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carmichael, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

29.1k

2017 Value

± 1,199

3.09%

1 Year growth

± 5.62%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carmichael, CA grew at a rate of 3.09%, from 28.2k employees to 29.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carmichael, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,122 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,394 people), and Management Occupations (3,035 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carmichael, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Carmichael, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,122 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,394 people), and Management Occupations (3,035 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carmichael, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (1.57 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.54 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.43 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Carmichael, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($123,807), Legal Occupations ($102,434), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($94,063).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

29.1k

2017 Value

± 1,199

3.09%

1 Year growth

± 5.62%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carmichael, CA grew at a rate of 3.09%, from 28.2k employees to 29.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carmichael, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,500 people), Retail Trade (3,304 people), and Public Administration (2,457 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carmichael, CA, though some of these residents may live in Carmichael, 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 Carmichael, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,500 people), Retail Trade (3,304 people), and Public Administration (2,457 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carmichael, CA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.81 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.53 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Carmichael, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($100,781), Public Administration ($61,042), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($54,753).

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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

93% of the population of Carmichael, CA has health coverage, with 45.5% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.29% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Carmichael, 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%).

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%).

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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

6.99%

Uninsured

45.5%

Employer Coverage

20.6%

Medicaid

13.2%

Medicare

12.4%

Non-Group

1.29%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carmichael, CA declined by 20.7% from 8.82% to 6.99%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Carmichael, 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

Carmichael, CA is home to a population of 65.1k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 13.1% of Carmichael, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Carmichael, CA is composed of 46.4k White Alone residents (71.3%), 8.57k Hispanic or Latino residents (13.2%), 3.81k Two or More Races residents (5.85%), 2.96k Black or African American Alone residents (4.54%), 2.91k Asian Alone residents (4.48%), 196 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.301%), 171 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.263%), and 62 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0953%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Carmichael, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,500 speakers), Russian (1,785 speakers), and Armenian (515 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Carmichael, CA was 42. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Carmichael, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Carmichael, CA residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

11.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 13.1% of Carmichael, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carmichael, CA was 11.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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 Carmichael, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Carmichael, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

94.7%

2017 Citizenship

94.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.7% of Carmichael, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Carmichael, CA was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    46.4k ± 1.33k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    8.57k ± 1.22k

  3. Two or More Races

    3.81k ± 669

In 2017, there were 5.42 times more White Alone residents (46.4k people) in Carmichael, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.57k Hispanic or Latino and 3.81k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,500 speakers (4.15%)

  2. Russian

    1,785 speakers (2.96%)

  3. Armenian

    515 speakers (0.855%)

14.9% of Carmichael, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Carmichael, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 4.15% of the overall population of Carmichael, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 2.96% speak Russian and 0.855% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,949 ± 299

  2. Korea

    608 ± 131

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    540 ± 154

Carmichael, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carmichael, CA was $334,900 in 2017, which is 1.54 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $309,300 to $334,900, a 8.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Carmichael, CA is 54.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Carmichael, CA have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Carmichael, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$60,466

Median Household Income

± $2,685

26.2k

Number of Households

± 1,080

In 2017, the median household income of the 26.2k households in Carmichael, CA grew to $60,466 from the previous year's value of $58,300.

The following chart displays the households in Carmichael, 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

$334,900

2017 Median

± $6,846

$309,300

2016 Median

± $7,621

In 2017, the median property value in Carmichael, CA grew to to $334,900 from the previous year's value of $309,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Carmichael, 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 Carmichael, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

54.2%

2017 Homeownership

54.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.2% of the housing units in Carmichael, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Carmichael, 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 Carmichael, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carmichael, CA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carmichael, CA have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.04% of the workforce in Carmichael, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.5%

  2. Carpooled

    7.89%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.15%

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

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