Del Mar, CA

Census Place

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2022 Population
3,956
1.3% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
52
2.97% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
1.67%
45.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$185,335
17.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$2M

About

In 2022, Del Mar, CA had a population of 3.96k people with a median age of 52 and a median household income of $185,335. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Del Mar, CA declined from 4,008 to 3,956, a −1.3% decrease and its median household income grew from $157,708 to $185,335, a 17.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Del Mar, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.38%), White (Hispanic) (5.61%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.65%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%).

None of the households in Del Mar, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.8% of the residents in Del Mar, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Del Mar, CA was $2M, and the homeownership rate was 55.3%.

Most people in Del Mar, CA worked at home, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Del Mar, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Del Mar, CA is home to a population of 3.96k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 18.4% of Del Mar, CA residents were born outside of the country (727 people).

In 2022, there were 10.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.18k people) in Del Mar, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 292 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 222 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.8%
2022 Citizenship
92.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.8% of Del Mar, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Del Mar, CA was 92.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Del Mar, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.18k ± 272
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    292 ± 164
  3. White (Hispanic)
    222 ± 200
9.3%
Hispanic Population
368 people

In 2022, there were 10.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.18k people) in Del Mar, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 292 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 222 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.3% of the people in Del Mar, CA are hispanic (368 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Del Mar, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

18.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
727 people
20.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
822 people

As of 2022, 18.4% of Del Mar, CA residents (727 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Del Mar, CA was 20.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    113 ± 79
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    91 ± 70
  3. Korea
    48 ± 47

Del Mar, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Del Mar, CA employs 2.08k people. The largest industries in Del Mar, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (649 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (351 people), and Information (317 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($237,679), Finance & Insurance ($236,346), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($235,096).

Occupations

2.08k
2022 Value
± 453
−2.48%
1 Year decline
± 31.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Del Mar, CA declined at a rate of −2.48%, from 2.14k employees to 2.08k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Del Mar, CA, are Management Occupations (754 people), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (286 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (277 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Del Mar, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.08k
2022 Value
± 453
−2.48%
1 Year decline
± 31.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Del Mar, CA declined at a rate of −2.48%, from 2.14k employees to 2.08k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Del Mar, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (649 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (351 people), and Information (317 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Del Mar, CA, though some of these residents may live in Del Mar, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$169,193
Median earning men ± $73,690
$91,250
Median earning women ± $45,508

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($238,839), Information ($228,137), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($215,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($250,001), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($190,375), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($110,125).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler 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.

California is currently represented by 52 members 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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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.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Del Mar, CA was $2M in 2022, which is 7.09 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $2M to $2M, a 0% change. The homeownership rate in Del Mar, CA is 55.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Del Mar, CA have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they worked at home. Car ownership in Del Mar, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$2M
Median Property Value 2022
±N/A
$1,007
Median Property Taxes
±$221

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Del Mar, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Del Mar, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

55.3%
Homeownership
2022
70.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.3% of the housing units in Del Mar, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.4%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 83.24
  2. Census Tract 83.39

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

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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.
$185,335
Median Household Income
± $39,580
1.82k
Number of Households
± 324

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.82k households in Del Mar, CA grew to $185,335 from the previous year's value of $157,708.

The following chart displays the households in Del Mar, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Del Mar, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Worked At Home (47.5%)
  2. Drove Alone (46.7%)
  3. Carpooled (2.03%)

In 2022, 47.5% of workers in Del Mar, CA worked at home, followed by those who drove alone to work (46.7%) and those who carpooled to work (2.03%).

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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Commute Time

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Del Mar, CA have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.22% of the workforce in Del Mar, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Del Mar, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Del Mar, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

1.67% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Del Mar, CA (66 out of 3.94k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 65 - 74, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Del Mar, CA is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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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Health

99.6% of the population of Del Mar, CA has health coverage, with 49.3% on employee plans, 3.75% on Medicaid, 23% on Medicare, 21.4% on non-group plans, and 2.13% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in San Diego County, CA see 1223 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.53% decrease from the previous year (1242 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1084 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 227 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,223 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in San Diego County, CA

Primary care physicians in San Diego County, CA see an average of 1,223 patients per year. This represents a 1.53% decrease from the previous year (1,242 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in San Diego County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 15.1% under 18 years, 11% between 18 and 34 years, 42.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 31.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

0.355%
Uninsured
49.3%
Employer Coverage
3.75%
Medicaid
23%
Medicare
21.4%
Non-Group
2.13%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Del Mar, CA declined by 43.4% from 0.628% to 0.355%.

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

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