Escondido, CA

Census Place

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2020 Population
150,396
0.597% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
35.1
2.03% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
13.6%
4.26% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$65,326
2.01% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$473,700
5.22% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
72,702
2.08% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Escondido, CA had a population of 150k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $65,326. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Escondido, CA declined from 151,300 to 150,396, a −0.597% decrease and its median household income grew from $64,038 to $65,326, a 2.01% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Escondido, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (35.8%), White (Hispanic) (30.1%), Other (Hispanic) (13.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.96%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.92%).

None of the households in Escondido, 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.

85.4% of the residents in Escondido, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Escondido, CA are Escondido Adult School (175 degrees awarded in 2020), Healing Hands School of Holistic Health (112 degrees), and John Paul the Great Catholic University (96 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Escondido, CA was $473,700, and the homeownership rate was 51.3%.

Most people in Escondido, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Escondido, CA was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Escondido, CA is home to a population of 150k people, from which 85.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 27.1% of Escondido, CA residents were born outside of the country (40.8k people).

In 2020, there were 1.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.8k people) in Escondido, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.2k White (Hispanic) and 20.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

85.4%
2020 Citizenship
83.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 85.4% of Escondido, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Escondido, CA was 83.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Escondido, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    53.8k ± 2.36k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    45.2k ± 2.52k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    20.8k ± 2.49k
51.9%
Hispanic Population
78k people

In 2020, there were 1.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (53.8k people) in Escondido, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.2k White (Hispanic) and 20.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

51.9% of the people in Escondido, CA are hispanic (78k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,008,868 ± 46,586 people
  2. Philippines
    829,356 ± 22,122 people
  3. China
    683,718 ± 20,124 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,008,868 California residents, followed by Philippines with 829,356 and China with 683,718.

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Foreign-Born Population

27.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
40.8k people
27.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
42k people

As of 2020, 27.1% of Escondido, CA residents (40.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Escondido, CA was 27.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,097 ± 318
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,956 ± 293
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    878 ± 217

Escondido, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Escondido, CA employs 72.7k people. The largest industries in Escondido, CA are Retail Trade (9,105 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,731 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (6,869 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($105,382), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,413), and Public Administration ($72,000).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,427. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

72.7k
2020 Value
± 2,196
−2.08%
1 Year decline
± 4.12%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Escondido, CA declined at a rate of −2.08%, from 74.2k employees to 72.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Escondido, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,071 people), Sales & Related Occupations (7,929 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (5,944 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Escondido, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

72.7k
2020 Value
± 2,196
−2.08%
1 Year decline
± 4.12%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Escondido, CA declined at a rate of −2.08%, from 74.2k employees to 72.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Escondido, CA, are Retail Trade (9,105 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,731 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (6,869 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Escondido, CA, though some of these residents may live in Escondido, 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

$38,444
Median earning men ± $1,816
$30,196
Median earning women ± $1,313

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($91,314), Manufacturing ($58,021), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,269).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($52,128), Construction ($46,544), and Information ($40,441).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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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. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

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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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

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. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

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

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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.

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 was 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 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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In 2020, universities in Escondido, CA awarded 416 degrees. The student population of Escondido, CA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 348 male students and 514 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Escondido, CA are White (181 and 43.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (129 and 31.2%), Unknown (37 and 8.96%), and Asian (28 and 6.78%).

The largest universities in Escondido, CA by number of degrees awarded are Escondido Adult School (175 and 42.1%), Healing Hands School of Holistic Health (112 and 26.9%), and John Paul the Great Catholic University (96 and 23.1%).

The most popular majors in Escondido, CA are Massage Therapy (112 and 26.9%), Cinematography & Film Production (68 and 16.3%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (47 and 11.3%).

The median tuition cost in Escondido, CA for private four year colleges is $26,100.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Escondido, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 76.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 862 (40.4% men and 59.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 862 students enrolled in Escondido, CA, 40.4% men and 59.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 369 records, of which 55.8% were women and 44.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 60 degree-majors awarded
  2. 13 degree-majors awarded
  3. 10 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Escondido, CA was Cinematography & Film Production with 60 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Escondido, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 175 degrees awarded
  2. 112 degrees awarded
  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Escondido Adult School with 175 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 141 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Escondido, CA, which is 0.513 times less than the 275 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 181 degrees mean that there were 1.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 129 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,100) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,905) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.74% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.99% 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 2020 were Some college (7.14M), High School or Equivalent (6.69M), and Bachelors Degree (6.15M).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Escondido, CA was $473,700 in 2020, which is 2.06 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $450,200 to $473,700, a 5.22% increase. The homeownership rate in Escondido, CA is 51.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Escondido, CA have an average commute time of 27.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Escondido, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Escondido, CA is $65,326. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Escondido, CA was Census Tract 204.05 with a value of $135,379, followed by Census Tract 207.06 and Census Tract 204.01, with respective values of $130,268 and $130,109.

Property

$473,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,807
$24,999
Median Property Taxes
±$1,181

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 Escondido, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

51.3%
Homeownership
2020
72%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 51.3% of the housing units in Escondido, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 204.05
  2. Census Tract 207.06
  3. Census Tract 204.01

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Escondido, CA was Census Tract 204.05 with a value of $135,379, followed by Census Tract 207.06 and Census Tract 204.01, with respective values of $130,268 and $130,109.

The following map shows all of the places in Escondido, 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.
$65,326
Median Household Income
± $2,670
48.7k
Number of Households
± 1,808

In 2020, the median household income of the 48.7k households in Escondido, CA grew to $65,326 from the previous year's value of $64,038.

The following chart displays the households in Escondido, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Escondido, CA is from California.
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California

In 2020, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.321% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.39%)

In 2020, 77.7% of workers in Escondido, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (5.39%).

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Commute Time

27.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Escondido, CA have a longer commute time (27.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.06% of the workforce in Escondido, 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 Escondido, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Escondido, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Escondido, CA (20.2k out of 149k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Escondido, 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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87.7% of the population of Escondido, CA has health coverage, with 41.3% on employee plans, 24.2% on Medicaid, 8.7% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.86% 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 San Diego County, CA see 1242 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.878% decrease from the previous year (1253 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1100 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 250 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,242 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 1,242 patients per year. This represents a 0.878% decrease from the previous year (1,253 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.5% under 18 years, 24.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.3%
Uninsured
41.3%
Employer Coverage
24.2%
Medicaid
8.7%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
1.86%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Escondido, CA grew by 0.124% from 12.3% to 12.3%.

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

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