Congressional District 49, CA

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2019 Population
731,366
0.0201% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Representative
Mike Levin
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39
1.27% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
7.89%
9.19% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$100,037
5.35% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$748,200
0.727% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 49, CA had a population of 731k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $100,037. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 49, CA declined from 731,513 to 731,366, a −0.0201% decrease and its median household income grew from $94,960 to $100,037, a 5.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 49, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.2%), White (Hispanic) (22.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.71%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.03%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.01%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 49, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93% of the residents in Congressional District 49, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 49, CA was $748,200, and the homeownership rate was 63.5%. Most people in Congressional District 49, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 49, CA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 49, CA is home to a population of 731k people, from which 93% are citizens. As of 2019, 44.9% of Congressional District 49, CA residents were born outside of the country (329k people).

In 2019, there were 2.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (426k people) in Congressional District 49, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 164k White (Hispanic) and 49.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 49, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    426k ± 12.9k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    164k ± 11.8k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    49.1k ± 6.66k
27.8%
Hispanic Population
203k people

In 2019, there were 2.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (426k people) in Congressional District 49, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 164k White (Hispanic) and 49.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

27.8% of the people in Congressional District 49, CA are hispanic (203k people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

44.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
329k people
17.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
129k people

As of 2019, 44.9% of Congressional District 49, CA residents (329k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 49, CA was 17.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
49
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 49, CA was 39. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Congressional District 49, CA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 49, CA residents was 40.

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Citizenship

93%
2019 Citizenship
92.6%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 93% of Congressional District 49, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 49, CA was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    14,372 ± 1,793
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,011 ± 1,647
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    7,100 ± 1,891

Congressional District 49, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 49, CA is $100,037. In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 49, CA was Congressional District 18, CA with a value of $149,375, followed by Congressional District 17, CA and Congressional District 12, CA, with respective values of $147,671 and $127,290.

The economy of Congressional District 49, CA employs 350k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 49, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (41,273 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (39,084 people), and Manufacturing (37,896 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($97,474), Finance & Insurance ($96,616), and Utilities ($88,952).

Wages

Median Household Income

$100,037
2019 value
± $3,077
5.35%
1 Year Growth
± 5.09%

Households in Congressional District 49, CA have a median annual income of $100,037, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $94,960 in 2018, which represents a 5.35% annual growth.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Congressional District 49, CA was Congressional District 18, CA with a value of $149,375, followed by Congressional District 17, CA and Congressional District 12, CA, with respective values of $147,671 and $127,290.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 49, CA (56.8k out of 720k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 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
    42,242 ± 1,770
  2. Hispanic
    24,589 ± 1,411
  3. Other
    4,552 ± 626

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 49, 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

350k
2019 Value
± 11,687
0.351%
1 Year growth
± 4.65%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 49, CA grew at a rate of 0.351%, from 348k employees to 350k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 49, CA, are Management Occupations (47,716 people), Sales & Related Occupations (41,761 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (30,684 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 49, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 49, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (47,716 people), Sales & Related Occupations (41,761 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (30,684 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 49, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($111,232), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($102,320), and Management Occupations ($101,470).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

350k
2019 Value
± 11,687
0.351%
1 Year growth
± 4.65%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 49, CA grew at a rate of 0.351%, from 348k employees to 350k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 49, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (41,273 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (39,084 people), and Manufacturing (37,896 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 49, CA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 49, 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 Congressional District 49, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (41,273 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (39,084 people), and Manufacturing (37,896 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 49, CA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($97,474), Finance & Insurance ($96,616), and Utilities ($88,952).

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Civics

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.

Congressional District 49, CA is currently represented by Mike Levin in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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

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

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

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US Representatives from Congressional District 49, CA

Mike Levin
District 49 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 49, CA is currently represented by Mike Levin (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 49, CA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 49, CA was $748,200 in 2019, which is 3.11 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $742,800 to $748,200, a 0.727% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 49, CA is 63.5%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 49, CA have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 49, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$748,200
2019 Median
± $18,310
$742,800
2018 Median
± $15,424

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 49, CA grew to to $748,200 from the previous year's value of $742,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 49, 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 Congressional District 49, 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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$100,037
Median Household Income
± $3,077
254k
Number of Households
± 8,680

In 2019, the median household income of the 254k households in Congressional District 49, CA grew to $100,037 from the previous year's value of $94,960.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 49, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 49, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 49, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

63.5%
2019 Homeownership
61.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 63.5% of the housing units in Congressional District 49, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 49, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 49, CA have a shorter commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.61% of the workforce in Congressional District 49, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (74.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.3%)
  3. Carpooled (6.76%)

In 2019, 74.4% of workers in Congressional District 49, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.3%) and those who carpooled to work (6.76%).

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 Congressional District 49, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 49, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

7.49%
Uninsured
49%
Employer Coverage
10.2%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
16.4%
Non-Group
2.56%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 49, CA grew by 9.54% from 6.83% to 7.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 49, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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