Carpinteria, CA

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Population

13,593

0.295% growth

Median Age

43.4


Median Household Income

$69,834

4.21% decline

Poverty Rate

7.67%


Number of Employees

7,240

0.138% growth

Median Property Value

$617,000

1.95% growth

About

In 2017, Carpinteria, CA had a population of 13.6k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $69,834. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carpinteria, CA grew from 13,553 to 13,593, a 0.295% increase and its median household income declined from $72,901 to $69,834, a -4.21% decrease.

The population of Carpinteria, CA is 48.1% White Alone, 45.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.65% Asian Alone. 39.2% of the people in Carpinteria, CA speak a non-English language, and 85.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Carpinteria, CA are International Sports Sciences Association (120 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Carpinteria, CA is $617,000, and the homeownership rate is 53%. Most people in Carpinteria, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Carpinteria, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Carpinteria, CA employs 7.24k people. The largest industries in Carpinteria, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (898 people), Construction (738 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (710 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($136,054), Finance & Insurance ($83,590), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,119).

Median household income in Carpinteria, CA is $69,834. Males in Carpinteria, 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 Carpinteria, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,834

2017 value

± $5,147

-4.21%

1 Year Growth

± 19.2%

Households in Carpinteria, CA have a median annual income of $69,834, 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 $72,901 in 2016, which represents a -4.21% 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 Carpinteria, 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. White

    $59,904 ± $6,832

  2. Asian

    $53,072 ± $23,812

  3. Two or More Races

    $45,856 ± $23,669

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Carpinteria, CA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carpinteria, 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 16.01

  2. Census Tract 17.04

  3. Census Tract 16.04

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carpinteria, CA was Census Tract 16.01 with a value of $108,828, followed by Census Tract 17.04 and Census Tract 16.04, with respective values of $66,964 and $51,891.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.67% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carpinteria, CA (1.04k out of 13.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    858 ± 206

  2. Hispanic

    562 ± 162

  3. Asian

    82 ± 120

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

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

7.24k

2017 Value

± 633

0.138%

1 Year growth

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carpinteria, CA grew at a rate of 0.138%, from 7.23k employees to 7.24k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carpinteria, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (904 people), Sales & Related Occupations (712 people), and Management Occupations (684 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carpinteria, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Carpinteria, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (904 people), Sales & Related Occupations (712 people), and Management Occupations (684 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carpinteria, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.35 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.26 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.94 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Carpinteria, CA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($135,536), Legal Occupations ($112,778), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($103,571).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.24k

2017 Value

± 633

0.138%

1 Year growth

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carpinteria, CA grew at a rate of 0.138%, from 7.23k employees to 7.24k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carpinteria, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (898 people), Construction (738 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (710 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carpinteria, CA, though some of these residents may live in Carpinteria, 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 Carpinteria, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (898 people), Construction (738 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (710 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carpinteria, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.97 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.71 times), and Construction (1.63 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Carpinteria, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($136,054), Finance & Insurance ($83,590), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,119).

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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

89.6% of the population of Carpinteria, CA has health coverage, with 44.1% on employee plans, 15.9% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 0.669% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Carpinteria, 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

10.4%

Uninsured

44.1%

Employer Coverage

15.9%

Medicaid

13.2%

Medicare

15.8%

Non-Group

0.669%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carpinteria, CA declined by 21.7% from 13.2% to 10.4%.

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

Carpinteria, CA is home to a population of 13.6k people, from which 85.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 24% of Carpinteria, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Carpinteria, CA is composed of 6.55k White Alone residents (48.1%), 6.13k Hispanic or Latino residents (45.1%), 496 Asian Alone residents (3.65%), 336 Two or More Races residents (2.47%), 50 Black or African American Alone residents (0.368%), 38 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.28%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Carpinteria, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (4,278 speakers), Japanese (103 speakers), and Arabic (93 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.1

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Carpinteria, CA was 43.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Carpinteria, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Carpinteria, CA residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

24%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

24.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 24% of Carpinteria, 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 Carpinteria, CA was 24.7%, 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 Carpinteria, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Carpinteria, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

85.5%

2017 Citizenship

84.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 85.5% of Carpinteria, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Carpinteria, CA was 84.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.55k ± 565

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6.13k ± 1.02k

  3. Asian Alone

    496 ± 237

In 2017, there were 1.07 times more White Alone residents (6.55k people) in Carpinteria, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.13k Hispanic or Latino and 496 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 Carpinteria, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4,278 speakers (33.5%)

  2. Japanese

    103 speakers (0.806%)

  3. Arabic

    93 speakers (0.728%)

39.2% of Carpinteria, 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 Carpinteria, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 33.5% of the overall population of Carpinteria, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.806% speak Japanese and 0.728% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    244 ± 90

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    108 ± 80

  3. Korea

    105 ± 66

Carpinteria, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Carpinteria, CA awarded 120 degrees. The student population of Carpinteria, CA is skewed towards men, with 223 male students and 88 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Carpinteria, CA are White (87 and 72.5%), followed by Black or African American (20 and 16.7%), Unknown (11 and 9.17%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (1 and 0.833%).

The largest universities in Carpinteria, CA by number of degrees awarded are International Sports Sciences Association (120 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Carpinteria, CA are Physical Fitness Technician (120 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Carpinteria, 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. 120 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Carpinteria, CA was Physical Fitness Technician with 120 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Carpinteria, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

120 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Carpinteria, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was International Sports Sciences Association with 120 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

83

Degrees Awarded to Men

37

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 83 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Carpinteria, CA, which is 2.24 times more than the 37 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    87 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    20 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    11 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Carpinteria, CA were to White students. These 87 degrees mean that there were 4.35 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 20 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carpinteria, CA was $617,000 in 2017, which is 2.84 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $605,200 to $617,000, a 1.95% increase. The homeownership rate in Carpinteria, CA is 53%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Carpinteria, CA have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Carpinteria, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$69,834

Median Household Income

± $5,147

5.14k

Number of Households

± 505

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.14k households in Carpinteria, CA declined from $69,834 from the previous year's value of $72,901.

The following chart displays the households in Carpinteria, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$617,000

2017 Median

± $29,636

$605,200

2016 Median

± $38,427

In 2017, the median property value in Carpinteria, CA grew to to $617,000 from the previous year's value of $605,200.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

53%

2017 Homeownership

56.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53% of the housing units in Carpinteria, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Carpinteria, 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 Carpinteria, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carpinteria, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carpinteria, CA have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.84% of the workforce in Carpinteria, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    66.4%

  2. Carpooled

    16.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.61%

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

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