Fair Oaks, CA

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Population

30,704

3.46% decline

Median Age

46.7


Median Household Income

$75,696

2.68% growth

Poverty Rate

10.8%


Number of Employees

14,345

1.71% decline

Median Property Value

$417,500

8.22% growth

About

In 2017, Fair Oaks, CA had a population of 30.7k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $75,696. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fair Oaks, CA declined from 31,804 to 30,704, a -3.46% decrease and its median household income grew from $73,718 to $75,696, a 2.68% increase.

The population of Fair Oaks, CA is 78.1% White Alone, 11.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.13% Asian Alone. 13.9% of the people in Fair Oaks, CA speak a non-English language, and 96.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fair Oaks, CA are Rudolf Steiner College (100 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Fair Oaks, CA is $417,500, and the homeownership rate is 65.9%. Most people in Fair Oaks, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Fair Oaks, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Fair Oaks, CA employs 14.3k people. The largest industries in Fair Oaks, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,568 people), Retail Trade (1,481 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,469 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($114,018), Public Administration ($77,969), and Manufacturing ($74,211).

Median household income in Fair Oaks, CA is $75,696. Males in Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,696

2017 value

± $4,007

2.68%

1 Year Growth

± 7.01%

Households in Fair Oaks, CA have a median annual income of $75,696, 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 $73,718 in 2016, which represents a 2.68% 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 Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks, 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 80.05

  2. Census Tract 80.08

  3. Census Tract 80.06

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fair Oaks, CA was Census Tract 80.05 with a value of $100,952, followed by Census Tract 80.08 and Census Tract 80.06, with respective values of $76,865 and $71,817.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fair Oaks, CA (3.3k out of 30.5k 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 Males 25 - 34 and then Females 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

    2,351 ± 398

  2. Black

    387 ± 181

  3. Hispanic

    381 ± 177

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

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

14.3k

2017 Value

± 810

-1.71%

1 Year decline

± 8.07%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fair Oaks, CA declined at a rate of -1.71%, from 14.6k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fair Oaks, CA, are Management Occupations (2,241 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,750 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,551 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fair Oaks, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fair Oaks, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,241 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,750 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,551 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fair Oaks, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (2.2 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.15 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.72 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fair Oaks, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($107,344), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($103,643), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($102,863).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

14.3k

2017 Value

± 810

-1.71%

1 Year decline

± 8.07%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fair Oaks, CA declined at a rate of -1.71%, from 14.6k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fair Oaks, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,568 people), Retail Trade (1,481 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,469 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fair Oaks, CA, though some of these residents may live in Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,568 people), Retail Trade (1,481 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,469 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fair Oaks, CA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.06 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.7 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.63 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fair Oaks, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($114,018), Public Administration ($77,969), and Manufacturing ($74,211).

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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

93.5% of the population of Fair Oaks, CA has health coverage, with 50.3% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 0.782% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Fair Oaks, 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

6.51%

Uninsured

50.3%

Employer Coverage

11.7%

Medicaid

14.6%

Medicare

16.1%

Non-Group

0.782%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fair Oaks, CA declined by 20.8% from 8.22% to 6.51%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fair Oaks, 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%.

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Diversity

Fair Oaks, CA is home to a population of 30.7k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.2% of Fair Oaks, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Fair Oaks, CA is composed of 24k White Alone residents (78.1%), 3.47k Hispanic or Latino residents (11.3%), 1.27k Asian Alone residents (4.13%), 1.19k Two or More Races residents (3.89%), 694 Black or African American Alone residents (2.26%), 47 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.153%), 30 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0977%), and 9 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0293%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Fair Oaks, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,210 speakers), Russian (491 speakers), and Persian (433 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fair Oaks, CA was 46.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Fair Oaks, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Fair Oaks, CA residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

11.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 11.2% of Fair Oaks, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fair Oaks, CA was 11.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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

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Citizenship

96.2%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.2% of Fair Oaks, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fair Oaks, CA was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    24k ± 952

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.47k ± 662

  3. Asian Alone

    1.27k ± 275

In 2017, there were 6.92 times more White Alone residents (24k people) in Fair Oaks, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.47k Hispanic or Latino and 1.27k 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 Fair Oaks, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,210 speakers (4.07%)

  2. Russian

    491 speakers (1.65%)

  3. Persian

    433 speakers (1.46%)

13.9% of Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 4.07% of the overall population of Fair Oaks, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.65% speak Russian and 1.46% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    841 ± 152

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    277 ± 108

  3. Korea

    264 ± 98

Fair Oaks, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Fair Oaks, CA awarded 100 degrees. The student population of Fair Oaks, CA is skewed towards N/A, with N/A male students and N/A female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fair Oaks, CA are White (57 and 63.3%), followed by Unknown (28 and 31.1%), Asian (4 and 4.44%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 1.11%).

The largest universities in Fair Oaks, CA by number of degrees awarded are Rudolf Steiner College (100 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Fair Oaks, CA are Waldorf/Steiner Teacher Education (100 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Fair Oaks, 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. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. 79 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Postbaccalaureate Certificate recipients in Fair Oaks, CA was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Postbaccalaureate Certificate from schools in Fair Oaks, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

100 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Fair Oaks, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rudolf Steiner College with 100 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

12

Degrees Awarded to Men

88

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 12 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fair Oaks, CA, which is 0.136 times less than the 88 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

    57 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    28 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    4 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Fair Oaks, CA were to White students. These 57 degrees mean that there were 2.04 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 28 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fair Oaks, CA was $417,500 in 2017, which is 1.92 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $385,800 to $417,500, a 8.22% increase. The homeownership rate in Fair Oaks, CA is 65.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fair Oaks, CA have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fair Oaks, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$75,696

Median Household Income

± $4,007

12.5k

Number of Households

± 672

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.5k households in Fair Oaks, CA grew to $75,696 from the previous year's value of $73,718.

The following chart displays the households in Fair Oaks, 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

$417,500

2017 Median

± $12,685

$385,800

2016 Median

± $10,088

In 2017, the median property value in Fair Oaks, CA grew to to $417,500 from the previous year's value of $385,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fair Oaks, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.9%

2017 Homeownership

65.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.9% of the housing units in Fair Oaks, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fair Oaks, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fair Oaks, CA have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.38% of the workforce in Fair Oaks, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78%

  2. Worked At Home

    8.88%

  3. Carpooled

    6.27%

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

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