Clearlake, CA

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Population

64,095

0.0297% growth

Median Age

45.8


Median Household Income

$40,446

11.9% growth

Poverty Rate

22.8%


Number of Employees

22,691

1.15% growth

Median Property Value

$182,000

8.79% growth

About

In 2017, Clearlake, CA had a population of 64.1k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $40,446. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Clearlake, CA grew from 64,076 to 64,095, a 0.0297% increase and its median household income grew from $36,132 to $40,446, a 11.9% increase.

The population of Clearlake, CA is 71.7% White Alone, 19.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.19% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Clearlake, CA speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Clearlake, CA is $182,000, and the homeownership rate is 65.9%. Most people in Clearlake, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Clearlake, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Clearlake, CA employs 22.7k people. The largest industries in Clearlake, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,754 people), Retail Trade (2,353 people), and Construction (2,151 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,432), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,023), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,740).

Median household income in Clearlake, CA is $40,446. Males in Clearlake, 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 Clearlake, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,446

2017 value

± $2,857

11.9%

1 Year Growth

± 9.27%

Households in Clearlake, CA have a median annual income of $40,446, 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 $36,132 in 2016, which represents a 11.9% 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 California 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 California 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 Clearlake, 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)

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clearlake, CA was Santa Clara County, CA with a value of $119,035, followed by San Mateo County, CA and Marin County, CA, with respective values of $116,653 and $113,908.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clearlake, CA (14.4k out of 63.1k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

    9,343 ± 673

  2. Hispanic

    3,701 ± 472

  3. Other

    2,781 ± 454

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clearlake, 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

22.7k

2017 Value

± 1,143

1.15%

1 Year growth

± 7.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Clearlake, CA grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 22.4k employees to 22.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clearlake, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,071 people), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1,849 people), and Management Occupations (1,840 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clearlake, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Clearlake, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,071 people), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1,849 people), and Management Occupations (1,840 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Clearlake, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.7 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.28 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.17 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Clearlake, CA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($113,750), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($85,313), and Legal Occupations ($82,632).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

22.7k

2017 Value

± 1,143

1.15%

1 Year growth

± 7.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Clearlake, CA grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 22.4k employees to 22.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clearlake, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,754 people), Retail Trade (2,353 people), and Construction (2,151 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clearlake, CA, though some of these residents may live in Clearlake, 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 Clearlake, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,754 people), Retail Trade (2,353 people), and Construction (2,151 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Clearlake, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.58 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.17 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Clearlake, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($83,432), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,023), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,740).

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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 ($157B) and Gasoline ($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

88.2% of the population of Clearlake, CA has health coverage, with 24.7% on employee plans, 31.9% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 2.32% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Clearlake, 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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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 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%).

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 

$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

11.8%

Uninsured

24.7%

Employer Coverage

31.9%

Medicaid

15.9%

Medicare

13.3%

Non-Group

2.32%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clearlake, CA declined by 19.1% from 14.6% to 11.8%.

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

Clearlake, CA is home to a population of 64.1k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.74% of Clearlake, CA residents were born outside of the country (5.61k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Clearlake, CA is composed of 46k White Alone residents (71.7%), 12.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (19.4%), 2.05k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (3.19%), 1.36k Black or African American Alone residents (2.12%), 1.24k Two or More Races residents (1.94%), 920 Asian Alone residents (1.44%), 90 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.14%), and 32 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0499%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Clearlake, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Clearlake, CA was 45.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Clearlake, CA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Clearlake, CA residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.74%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.61k people

9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.76k people

As of 2017, 8.74% of Clearlake, CA residents (5.61k people) 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 Clearlake, CA was 9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

95.3%

2017 Citizenship

94.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.3% of Clearlake, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Clearlake, CA was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    46k ± 45

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    12.4k ± 1.03k

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    2.05k ± 190

In 2017, there were 3.69 times more White Alone residents (46k people) in Clearlake, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.4k Hispanic or Latino and 2.05k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Clearlake, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Clearlake, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Clearlake, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,566 ± 351

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    487 ± 180

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    452 ± 131

Clearlake, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Clearlake, CA was $182,000 in 2017, which is 0.836 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $167,300 to $182,000, a 8.79% increase. The homeownership rate in Clearlake, CA is 65.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Clearlake, CA have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Clearlake, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$40,446

Median Household Income

± $2,857

26.3k

Number of Households

± 1,188

In 2017, the median household income of the 26.3k households in Clearlake, CA grew to $40,446 from the previous year's value of $36,132.

The following chart displays the households in Clearlake, 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

$182,000

2017 Median

± $7,135

$167,300

2016 Median

± $6,291

In 2017, the median property value in Clearlake, CA grew to to $182,000 from the previous year's value of $167,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Clearlake, 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 Clearlake, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Clearlake, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clearlake, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.9%

2017 Homeownership

63.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.9% of the housing units in Clearlake, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.2%.

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

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clearlake, CA have a longer commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.83% of the workforce in Clearlake, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.3%

  2. Worked At Home

    12.5%

  3. Carpooled

    11.5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Clearlake, CA was Drove Alone (71.3%), followed by those who Worked At Home (12.5%) and those who Carpooled (11.5%).

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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