Del Norte County, CA

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2019 Population
27,495
0.259% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39.5
2.33% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
19.5%
13.6% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$45,283
0.0552% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$218,800
7.25% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
9,015
2.18% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Del Norte County, CA had a population of 27.5k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $45,283. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Del Norte County, CA grew from 27,424 to 27,495, a 0.259% increase and its median household income grew from $45,258 to $45,283, a 0.0552% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Del Norte County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.9%), White (Hispanic) (12.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (7.07%), Other (Hispanic) (4.16%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.05%). 0% of the households in Del Norte County, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.9% of the residents in Del Norte County, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Del Norte County, CA was $218,800, and the homeownership rate was 63.1%. Most people in Del Norte County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Del Norte County, CA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Del Norte County, CA is home to a population of 27.5k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 17% of Del Norte County, CA residents were born outside of the country (4.67k people).

In 2019, there were 4.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17k people) in Del Norte County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.55k White (Hispanic) and 1.94k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Del Norte County, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    17k ± 197
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.55k ± 418
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.94k ± 248
19.7%
Hispanic Population
5.43k people

In 2019, there were 4.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (17k people) in Del Norte County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.55k White (Hispanic) and 1.94k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.7% of the people in Del Norte County, CA are hispanic (5.43k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
4.67k people
7.17%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.97k people

As of 2019, 17% of Del Norte County, CA residents (4.67k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Del Norte County, CA was 7.17%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Del Norte County, CA was 39.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Del Norte County, CA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Del Norte County, CA residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,083,367 ± 46,962 people
  2. Philippines
    839,299 ± 22,251 people
  3. China
    667,994 ± 19,895 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,083,367 California residents, followed by Philippines with 839,299 and China with 667,994.

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Citizenship

95.9%
2019 Citizenship
96.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.9% of Del Norte County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Del Norte County, CA was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    878 ± 178
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    236 ± 123
  3. Korea
    149 ± 70

Del Norte County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Del Norte County, CA is $45,283. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Del Norte County, CA was Census Tract 2.01 with a value of $69,509, followed by Census Tract 1.05 and Census Tract 2.02, with respective values of $57,140 and $56,591.

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,156. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Del Norte County, CA employs 9.02k people. The largest industries in Del Norte County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,697 people), Public Administration (1,572 people), and Educational Services (976 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($55,040), Educational Services ($46,061), and Construction ($44,208).

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,283
2019 value
± $5,017
0.0552%
1 Year Growth
± 15.7%

Households in Del Norte County, CA have a median annual income of $45,283, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,258 in 2018, which represents a 0.0552% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$78,556
Average Male Salary in California
± $756
$62,156
Average Female Salary in California
± $629

In 2019, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in California
  1. Asian
    $73,480 ± $1,183
  2. White
    $65,253 ± $608
  3. Two or More Races
    $54,888 ± $1,917

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in California.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Del Norte County, CA is from California.
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California
0.5
2018 Wage GINI in California

In 2019, the income inequality in California was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.144% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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.

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 2.01
  2. Census Tract 1.05
  3. Census Tract 2.02

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Del Norte County, CA was Census Tract 2.01 with a value of $69,509, followed by Census Tract 1.05 and Census Tract 2.02, with respective values of $57,140 and $56,591.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Del Norte County, CA (4.76k out of 24.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 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
    2,738 ± 346
  2. Hispanic
    692 ± 190
  3. Two Or More
    560 ± 193

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Del Norte County, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

9.02k
2019 Value
± 689
2.18%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Del Norte County, CA grew at a rate of 2.18%, from 8.82k employees to 9.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Del Norte County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (914 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (707 people), and Management Occupations (654 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Del Norte County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Del Norte County, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (914 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (707 people), and Management Occupations (654 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Del Norte County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (6.19 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.35 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (2.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Del Norte County, CA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($103,988), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($78,190), and Protective Service Occupations ($77,668).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.02k
2019 Value
± 689
2.18%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Del Norte County, CA grew at a rate of 2.18%, from 8.82k employees to 9.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Del Norte County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,697 people), Public Administration (1,572 people), and Educational Services (976 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Del Norte County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Del Norte County, 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 Del Norte County, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,697 people), Public Administration (1,572 people), and Educational Services (976 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Del Norte County, CA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (3.78 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.69 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Del Norte County, CA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($55,040), Educational Services ($46,061), and Construction ($44,208).

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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. $379B
  2. $199B
  3. $157B

In 2018, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $379B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($199B) and Mixed freight ($157B).

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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$2.18T
2018 Value in California
$5.17T
Projected 2045 Value in California
137% growth

In 2018, total outbound California trade was $2.18T. This is expected to increase 137% to $5.17T 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. $86.9B
  2. $47.9B
  3. $39.1B

In 2018, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $86.9B, followed by Arizona with $47.9B and Washington and $39.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Del Norte County, CA went to Donald J. Trump with 53.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (36.5%), followed by Other (9.82%). The most partisan county was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Del Norte County, CA
53.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in California
  1. 85% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 78.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in California was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in California colored by their party leaning.

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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.

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 53 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Del Norte County, CA was $218,800 in 2019, which is 0.91 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $204,000 to $218,800, a 7.25% increase. The homeownership rate in Del Norte County, CA is 63.1%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Del Norte County, CA have an average commute time of 13.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Del Norte County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$218,800
2019 Median
± $14,461
$204,000
2018 Median
± $16,075

In 2019, the median property value in Del Norte County, CA grew to to $218,800 from the previous year's value of $204,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Del Norte County, 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 Del Norte County, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$45,283
Median Household Income
± $5,017
9.95k
Number of Households
± 674

In 2019, the median household income of the 9.95k households in Del Norte County, CA grew to $45,283 from the previous year's value of $45,258.

The following chart displays the households in Del Norte County, 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

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

63.1%
2019 Homeownership
62.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 63.1% of the housing units in Del Norte County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.4%.

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

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Commute Time

13.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Del Norte County, CA have a shorter commute time (13.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.48% of the workforce in Del Norte County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (75.3%)
  2. Carpooled (13.9%)
  3. Walked (5.28%)

In 2019, 75.3% of workers in Del Norte County, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.9%) and those who walked to work (5.28%).

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 Del Norte County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Del Norte County, CA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

93.5% of the population of Del Norte County, CA has health coverage, with 31.9% on employee plans, 32.6% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 2.29% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Del Norte County, CA see 1637 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.3% increase from the previous year (1616 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1264 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 234 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17%). Additionally, Colusa County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,637 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Del Norte County, CA

Primary care physicians in Del Norte County, CA see an average of 1,637 patients per year. This represents a 1.3% increase from the previous year (1,616 patients).

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

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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 in California
$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

6.54%
Uninsured
31.9%
Employer Coverage
32.6%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
2.29%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Del Norte County, CA grew by 3.86% from 6.29% to 6.54%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Del Norte County, 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. 17% prevalence
  2. 16.9% prevalence
  3. 15.5% prevalence

Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 17%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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