El Segundo, CA

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Population

16,929

0.166% growth

Median Age

38.7


Median Household Income

$92,942

1.44% growth

Poverty Rate

8.72%


Number of Employees

9,181

0.175% growth

Median Property Value

$875,600

5.71% growth

About

In 2017, El Segundo, CA had a population of 16.9k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $92,942. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of El Segundo, CA grew from 16,901 to 16,929, a 0.166% increase and its median household income grew from $91,623 to $92,942, a 1.44% increase.

The population of El Segundo, CA is 64.6% White Alone, 17.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.04% Asian Alone. 20.9% of the people in El Segundo, CA speak a non-English language, and 94.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in El Segundo, CA is $875,600, and the homeownership rate is 44.6%. Most people in El Segundo, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in El Segundo, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of El Segundo, CA employs 9.18k people. The largest industries in El Segundo, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,133 people), Manufacturing (1,119 people), and Educational Services (853 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($126,188), Manufacturing ($103,574), and Public Administration ($103,355).

Median household income in El Segundo, CA is $92,942. Males in El Segundo, 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 El Segundo, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$92,942

2017 value

± $6,794

1.44%

1 Year Growth

± 10.1%

Households in El Segundo, CA have a median annual income of $92,942, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $91,623 in 2016, which represents a 1.44% 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 El Segundo, CA 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 El Segundo, CA 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 El Segundo, 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)

  1. Census Tract 6200.01

  2. Census Tract 6201.01

  3. Census Tract 6201.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in El Segundo, CA was Census Tract 6200.01 with a value of $95,804, followed by Census Tract 6201.01 and Census Tract 6201.02, with respective values of $95,451 and $80,536.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.72% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in El Segundo, CA (1.47k out of 16.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 45 - 54 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

    1,003 ± 220

  2. Hispanic

    403 ± 165

  3. Other

    243 ± 146

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

9.18k

2017 Value

± 631

0.175%

1 Year growth

± 9.82%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in El Segundo, CA grew at a rate of 0.175%, from 9.17k employees to 9.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in El Segundo, CA, are Management Occupations (1,760 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,162 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (873 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of El Segundo, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of El Segundo, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,760 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,162 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (873 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, El Segundo, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.52 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.21 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.89 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of El Segundo, CA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($123,333), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($116,250), and Protective Service Occupations ($114,625).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.18k

2017 Value

± 631

0.175%

1 Year growth

± 9.82%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in El Segundo, CA grew at a rate of 0.175%, from 9.17k employees to 9.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in El Segundo, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,133 people), Manufacturing (1,119 people), and Educational Services (853 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of El Segundo, CA, though some of these residents may live in El Segundo, 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 El Segundo, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,133 people), Manufacturing (1,119 people), and Educational Services (853 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, El Segundo, CA has an unusually high number of Information (3.31 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.69 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.94 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in El Segundo, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($126,188), Manufacturing ($103,574), and Public Administration ($103,355).

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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 with $157B and Gasoline and $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

94.6% of the population of El Segundo, CA has health coverage, with 63.5% on employee plans, 6.99% on Medicaid, 9.1% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 0.716% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in El Segundo, 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%).

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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

5.37%

Uninsured

63.5%

Employer Coverage

6.99%

Medicaid

9.1%

Medicare

14.3%

Non-Group

0.716%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in El Segundo, CA declined by 17.6% from 6.52% to 5.37%.

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

El Segundo, CA is home to a population of 16.9k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 14.8% of El Segundo, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of El Segundo, CA is composed of 10.9k White Alone residents (64.6%), 3.02k Hispanic or Latino residents (17.9%), 1.53k Asian Alone residents (9.04%), 1.04k Two or More Races residents (6.16%), 283 Black or African American Alone residents (1.67%), 62 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.366%), 24 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.142%), and 20 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.118%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in El Segundo, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,502 speakers), Arabic (202 speakers), and Other Pacific Island Languages (159 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in El Segundo, CA was 38.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in El Segundo, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all El Segundo, CA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

12.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 14.8% of El Segundo, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in El Segundo, CA was 12.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

94.3%

2017 Citizenship

94.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.3% of El Segundo, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in El Segundo, CA was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    10.9k ± 525

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.02k ± 497

  3. Asian Alone

    1.53k ± 261

In 2017, there were 3.62 times more White Alone residents (10.9k people) in El Segundo, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.02k Hispanic or Latino and 1.53k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,502 speakers (9.51%)

  2. Arabic

    202 speakers (1.28%)

  3. Other Pacific Island Languages

    159 speakers (1.01%)

20.9% of El Segundo, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in El Segundo, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 9.51% of the overall population of El Segundo, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.28% speak Arabic and 1.01% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    198 ± 68

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    158 ± 84

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    52 ± 46

El Segundo, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in El Segundo, CA was $875,600 in 2017, which is 4.02 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $828,300 to $875,600, a 5.71% increase. The homeownership rate in El Segundo, CA is 44.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in El Segundo, CA have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in El Segundo, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$92,942

Median Household Income

± $6,794

6.64k

Number of Households

± 518

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.64k households in El Segundo, CA grew to $92,942 from the previous year's value of $91,623.

The following chart displays the households in El Segundo, 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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Housing

Property Value

$875,600

2017 Median

± $40,429

$828,300

2016 Median

± $30,823

In 2017, the median property value in El Segundo, CA grew to to $875,600 from the previous year's value of $828,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in El Segundo, 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 El Segundo, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

44.6%

2017 Homeownership

43.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 44.6% of the housing units in El Segundo, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 43.9%.

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

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in El Segundo, CA have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.89% of the workforce in El Segundo, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    5.77%

  3. Carpooled

    5.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in El Segundo, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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