Emeryville, CA

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Population

11,524

3.72% growth

Median Age

35.3


Median Household Income

$88,661

19.3% growth

Poverty Rate

11.7%


Number of Employees

7,455

7.22% growth

Median Property Value

$441,900

11.3% growth

About

In 2017, Emeryville, CA had a population of 11.5k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $88,661. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Emeryville, CA grew from 11,111 to 11,524, a 3.72% increase and its median household income grew from $74,295 to $88,661, a 19.3% increase.

The population of Emeryville, CA is 43.5% White Alone, 27.6% Asian Alone, and 14.7% Black or African American Alone. 33.4% of the people in Emeryville, CA speak a non-English language, and 85.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Emeryville, CA are National Holistic Institute (697 degrees awarded in 2016) and SAE Expression College (121 degrees).

The median property value in Emeryville, CA is $441,900, and the homeownership rate is 35.8%. Most people in Emeryville, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Emeryville, CA is 1 car per household.

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Economy

The economy of Emeryville, CA employs 7.46k people. The largest industries in Emeryville, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,796 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,009 people), and Educational Services (865 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($122,159), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($122,045), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($114,875).

Median household income in Emeryville, CA is $88,661. Males in Emeryville, 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 Emeryville, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$88,661

2017 value

± $9,765

19.3%

1 Year Growth

± 11.8%

Households in Emeryville, CA have a median annual income of $88,661, 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 $74,295 in 2016, which represents a 19.3% 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 Emeryville, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Emeryville, CA 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

  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 Emeryville, 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 Emeryville, 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 4251.03

  2. Census Tract 4251.02

  3. Census Tract 4251.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Emeryville, CA was Census Tract 4251.03 with a value of $95,146, followed by Census Tract 4251.02 and Census Tract 4251.01, with respective values of $81,577 and $73,646.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Emeryville, CA (1.35k out of 11.5k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

    525 ± 174

  2. Black

    338 ± 148

  3. Asian

    316 ± 172

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Emeryville, CA is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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

7.46k

2017 Value

± 505

7.22%

1 Year growth

± 9.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Emeryville, CA grew at a rate of 7.22%, from 6.95k employees to 7.46k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Emeryville, CA, are Management Occupations (1,137 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (777 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (739 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Emeryville, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Emeryville, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,137 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (777 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (739 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Emeryville, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (4.53 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (3.7 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Emeryville, CA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($107,679), Legal Occupations ($107,546), and Protective Service Occupations ($106,591).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.46k

2017 Value

± 505

7.22%

1 Year growth

± 9.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Emeryville, CA grew at a rate of 7.22%, from 6.95k employees to 7.46k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Emeryville, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,796 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,009 people), and Educational Services (865 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Emeryville, CA, though some of these residents may live in Emeryville, 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 Emeryville, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,796 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,009 people), and Educational Services (865 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Emeryville, CA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3.44 times higher than expected), Information (3.11 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Emeryville, CA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($122,159), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($122,045), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($114,875).

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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

93.8% of the population of Emeryville, CA has health coverage, with 64.8% on employee plans, 7.94% on Medicaid, 8.89% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 0.896% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Emeryville, 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

6.2%

Uninsured

64.8%

Employer Coverage

7.94%

Medicaid

8.89%

Medicare

11.3%

Non-Group

0.896%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Emeryville, CA declined by 14.6% from 7.25% to 6.2%.

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

Emeryville, CA is home to a population of 11.5k people, from which 85.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 30.8% of Emeryville, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Emeryville, CA is composed of 5.02k White Alone residents (43.5%), 3.18k Asian Alone residents (27.6%), 1.7k Black or African American Alone residents (14.7%), 1.04k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.06%), 501 Two or More Races residents (4.35%), 49 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.425%), 22 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.191%), and 13 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.113%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Emeryville, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (661 speakers), Chinese (575 speakers), and Tagalog (297 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Emeryville, CA was 35.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Emeryville, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Emeryville, CA residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

30.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

27.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 30.8% of Emeryville, 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 Emeryville, CA was 27.6%, 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 Emeryville, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Emeryville, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

85.3%

2017 Citizenship

87.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 85.3% of Emeryville, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Emeryville, CA was 87.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.02k ± 366

  2. Asian Alone

    3.18k ± 344

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.7k ± 336

In 2017, there were 1.58 times more White Alone residents (5.02k people) in Emeryville, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.18k Asian Alone and 1.7k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    661 speakers (6.38%)

  2. Chinese

    575 speakers (5.55%)

  3. Tagalog

    297 speakers (2.87%)

33.4% of Emeryville, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Emeryville, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 6.38% of the overall population of Emeryville, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 5.55% speak Chinese and 2.87% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    108 ± 75

  2. Vietnam

    66 ± 52

  3. Korea

    47 ± 33

Emeryville, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Emeryville, CA awarded 818 degrees. The student population of Emeryville, CA is skewed towards women, with 619 male students and 696 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Emeryville, CA are White (338 and 41.6%), followed by Unknown (133 and 16.4%), Two or More Races (92 and 11.3%), and Hispanic or Latino (85 and 10.5%).

The largest universities in Emeryville, CA by number of degrees awarded are National Holistic Institute (697 and 85.2%) and SAE Expression College (121 and 14.8%).

The most popular majors in Emeryville, CA are Massage Therapy (697 and 85.2%), Recording Arts Technology (42 and 5.13%), and Cinematography & Film Production (26 and 3.18%).

The median tuition costs in Emeryville, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 655 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Emeryville, CA was Massage Therapy with 655 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Emeryville, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 697 degrees awarded

  2. 121 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Emeryville, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was National Holistic Institute with 697 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

340

Degrees Awarded to Men

478

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 340 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Emeryville, CA, which is 0.711 times less than the 478 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    338 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    133 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    92 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Emeryville, CA were to White students. These 338 degrees mean that there were 2.54 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 133 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Emeryville, CA was $441,900 in 2017, which is 2.03 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $396,900 to $441,900, a 11.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Emeryville, CA is 35.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Emeryville, CA have an average commute time of 30.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Emeryville, CA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$88,661

Median Household Income

± $9,765

6.54k

Number of Households

± 467

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.54k households in Emeryville, CA grew to $88,661 from the previous year's value of $74,295.

The following chart displays the households in Emeryville, 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

$441,900

2017 Median

± $21,502

$396,900

2016 Median

± $24,050

In 2017, the median property value in Emeryville, CA grew to to $441,900 from the previous year's value of $396,900.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

35.8%

2017 Homeownership

36.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 35.8% of the housing units in Emeryville, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 36.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Emeryville, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

30.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Emeryville, CA have a longer commute time (30.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.14% of the workforce in Emeryville, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    46.7%

  2. Public Transit

    26.1%

  3. Carpooled

    10.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Emeryville, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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