Congressional District 53, CA

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2019 Population
782,599
1.77% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Representative
Sara Jacobs
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
35.8
2.58% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
11.5%
7.38% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$82,083
2.73% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$583,900
4.29% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 53, CA had a population of 783k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $82,083. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 53, CA declined from 796,701 to 782,599, a −1.77% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,898 to $82,083, a 2.73% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 53, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (39.3%), White (Hispanic) (23.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.87%), and Other (Hispanic) (6.74%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 53, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 90.9% of the residents in Congressional District 53, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 53, CA was $583,900, and the homeownership rate was 50.2%. Most people in Congressional District 53, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 53, CA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 53, CA is home to a population of 783k people, from which 90.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 53% of Congressional District 53, CA residents were born outside of the country (415k people).

In 2019, there were 1.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (308k people) in Congressional District 53, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 182k White (Hispanic) and 114k 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 53, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    308k ± 12.6k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    182k ± 16k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    114k ± 9.91k
33.8%
Hispanic Population
264k people

In 2019, there were 1.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (308k people) in Congressional District 53, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 182k White (Hispanic) and 114k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

33.8% of the people in Congressional District 53, CA are hispanic (264k people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

53%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
415k people
21.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
174k people

As of 2019, 53% of Congressional District 53, CA residents (415k 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 53, CA was 21.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 53, CA was 35.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Congressional District 53, CA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 53, CA residents was 35.

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Citizenship

90.9%
2019 Citizenship
90.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90.9% of Congressional District 53, 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 53, CA was 90.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    17,790 ± 2,500
  2. Vietnam
    11,559 ± 1,612
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    8,986 ± 1,697

Congressional District 53, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 53, CA is $82,083. In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 53, 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 53, CA employs 404k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 53, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (58,433 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (44,255 people), and Retail Trade (38,381 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($180,115), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($93,147), and Public Administration ($70,787).

Wages

Median Household Income

$82,083
2019 value
± $2,672
2.73%
1 Year Growth
± 4.86%

Households in Congressional District 53, CA have a median annual income of $82,083, 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 $79,898 in 2018, which represents a 2.73% 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 53, 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 following map shows all of the congressional districts in Congressional District 53, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 53, CA (88.2k out of 764k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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
    53,918 ± 2,150
  2. Hispanic
    32,142 ± 1,651
  3. Black
    10,825 ± 990

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 53, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

404k
2019 Value
± 13,024
−0.465%
1 Year decline
± 4.42%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 53, CA declined at a rate of −0.465%, from 406k employees to 404k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 53, CA, are Management Occupations (44,610 people), Sales & Related Occupations (41,764 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (39,348 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 53, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 53, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (44,610 people), Sales & Related Occupations (41,764 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (39,348 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 53, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($97,899), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($90,922), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($85,686).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

404k
2019 Value
± 13,024
−0.465%
1 Year decline
± 4.42%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 53, CA declined at a rate of −0.465%, from 406k employees to 404k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 53, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (58,433 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (44,255 people), and Retail Trade (38,381 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 53, CA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 53, 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 53, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (58,433 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (44,255 people), and Retail Trade (38,381 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 53, CA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($180,115), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($93,147), and Public Administration ($70,787).

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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 53, CA is currently represented by Sara Jacobs 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 53, CA

Sara Jacobs
District 53 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 53, CA is currently represented by Sara Jacobs (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 53, CA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 53, CA was $583,900 in 2019, which is 2.43 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $559,900 to $583,900, a 4.29% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 53, CA is 50.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 53, CA have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 53, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$583,900
2019 Median
± $7,652
$559,900
2018 Median
± $9,654

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 53, CA grew to to $583,900 from the previous year's value of $559,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 53, 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 53, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$82,083
Median Household Income
± $2,672
276k
Number of Households
± 9,713

In 2019, the median household income of the 276k households in Congressional District 53, CA grew to $82,083 from the previous year's value of $79,898.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 53, 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

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 53, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 53, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

50.2%
2019 Homeownership
48.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 50.2% of the housing units in Congressional District 53, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 48.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 53, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 53, CA have a shorter commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 2.31% of the workforce in Congressional District 53, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (77.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.13%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.36%)

In 2019, 77.1% of workers in Congressional District 53, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.13%) and those who worked at home (7.36%).

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 53, 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 53, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

7.2%
Uninsured
48.5%
Employer Coverage
16.6%
Medicaid
8.91%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
4.5%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 53, CA declined by 10.3% from 8.02% to 7.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 53, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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