Fresno, CA

Census Place

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Population
530,073
0.503% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kamala Harris
Democratic Party
Median Age
31.5

Median Household Income
$49,813
2.5% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$257,200
9.68% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

In 2018, Fresno, CA had a population of 530k people with a median age of 31.5 and a median household income of $49,813. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Fresno, CA grew from 527,422 to 530,073, a 0.503% increase and its median household income grew from $48,600 to $49,813, a 2.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fresno, CA are White (Hispanic) (32.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (27.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (13.9%), Other (Hispanic) (12.9%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.25%). NaNk% of the people in Fresno, CA speak a non-English language, and 90.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fresno, CA are California State University-Fresno (5,354 degrees awarded in 2017), Fresno City College (1,872 degrees), and Fresno Pacific University (1,228 degrees).

The median property value in Fresno, CA is $257,200, and the homeownership rate is 44.2%. Most people in Fresno, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Fresno, CA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

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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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in California (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 50.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.9%), followed by Other (6%). The most partisan county was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris 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.

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

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for California
50.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in California
  1. 85% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 78.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

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

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

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US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 4, 1992
Kamala Harris
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Fresno, CA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Fresno, CA is home to a population of 530k people, from which 90.3% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Fresno, CA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 1.2 times more White (Hispanic) residents (173k people) in Fresno, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 145k White (Non-Hispanic) and 73.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fresno, CA
  1. White (Hispanic)
    173k ± 8.37k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    145k ± 6.45k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    73.9k ± 5.01k
49.5%
Hispanic Population
262k people

In 2018, there were 1.2 times more White (Hispanic) residents (173k people) in Fresno, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 145k White (Non-Hispanic) and 73.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

49.5% of the people in Fresno, CA are hispanic (262k people).

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

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Age by Nativity

27
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Fresno, CA was 31.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Fresno, CA are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Fresno, CA residents was 32.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,032,642 ± 46,722 people
  2. Philippines
    840,765 ± 22,271 people
  3. China
    696,409 ± 20,307 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,032,642 California residents, followed by Philippines with 840,765 and China with 696,409.

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Citizenship

90.3%
2018 Citizenship
90.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 90.3% of Fresno, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Fresno, CA was 90.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    6,117 ± 1,040
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,131 ± 1,269
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,247 ± 731

Fresno, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Fresno, CA is $49,813. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Fresno, CA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,298. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Fresno, CA employs N/A people. The largest industries in Fresno, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (37,725 people), Retail Trade (24,319 people), and Educational Services (21,125 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,060), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,925), and Public Administration ($45,905).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,813
2018 value
± $2,724
2.5%
1 Year Growth
± 6.96%

Households in Fresno, CA have a median annual income of $49,813, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,600 in 2017, which represents a 2.5% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Fresno, CA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$78,575
Average Male Salary in California
± $755
$62,298
Average Female Salary in California
± $633

In 2018, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in California
  1. Asian
    $73,860 ± $1,174
  2. White
    $65,115 ± $611
  3. Two or More Races
    $54,912 ± $1,843

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in California.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fresno, CA is from California.
0.499
2018 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2017 Wage GINI in California

In 2018, the income inequality in California was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.324% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. 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. N/A
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fresno, CA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fresno, CA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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N/A Value
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Most Common

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Most Specialized

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fresno, CA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($78,703), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($78,561), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($76,260).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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N/A Value
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From N/A to N/A, employment in Fresno, CA stayed at a rate of NaNk%, from N/A employees to N/A employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fresno, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (37,725 people), Retail Trade (24,319 people), and Educational Services (21,125 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fresno, CA, though some of these residents may live in Fresno, 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 Fresno, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (37,725 people), Retail Trade (24,319 people), and Educational Services (21,125 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fresno, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.78 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.35 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fresno, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($82,060), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,925), and Public Administration ($45,905).

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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 ($157B) and Gasoline ($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 in California
$2.48T
Projected 2045 Value in California
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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Education

In 2017, universities in Fresno, CA awarded 9,907 degrees. The student population of Fresno, CA is skewed towards women, with 25,237 male students and 35,944 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fresno, CA are Hispanic or Latino (4,542 and 47.5%), followed by White (2,732 and 28.5%), Asian (1,140 and 11.9%), and Black or African American (409 and 4.27%).

The largest universities in Fresno, CA by number of degrees awarded are California State University-Fresno (5,354 and 54%), Fresno City College (1,872 and 18.9%), and Fresno Pacific University (1,228 and 12.4%).

The most popular majors in Fresno, CA are General Business Administration & Management (1,145 and 11.6%), General Psychology (527 and 5.32%), and Registered Nursing (448 and 4.52%).

The median tuition costs in Fresno, CA are $19,319 for private four year colleges, and $5,742 and $17,622 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 395 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 336 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 778 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fresno, CA was Criminology with 395 degree-majorss awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,354 degrees awarded
  2. 1,872 degrees awarded
  3. 1,228 degrees awarded
$5,742
Median In-State Public
$19,319
Median Private

In 2017, the Fresno, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was California State University-Fresno with 5,354 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,550
Degrees Awarded to Men
6,357
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 3,550 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fresno, CA, which is 0.558 times less than the 6,357 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Fresno, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,542 degrees awarded
  2. White
    2,732 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,140 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Fresno, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 4,542 degrees mean that there were 1.66 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 2,732 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fresno, CA was $257,200 in 2018, which is 1.12 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $234,500 to $257,200, a 9.68% increase. The homeownership rate in Fresno, CA is 44.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fresno, CA have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fresno, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$257,200
2018 Median
± $8,290
$234,500
2017 Median
± $6,228

In 2018, the median property value in Fresno, CA grew to to $257,200 from the previous year's value of $234,500.

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

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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.
$49,813
Median Household Income
± $2,724
171k
Number of Households
± 6,711

In 2018, the median household income of the 171k households in Fresno, CA grew to $49,813 from the previous year's value of $48,600.

The following chart displays the households in Fresno, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

44.2%
2018 Homeownership
47.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 44.2% of the housing units in Fresno, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 47.1%.

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

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fresno, CA have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.29% of the workforce in Fresno, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    80%
  2. Carpooled
    10.8%
  3. Worked At Home
    4.26%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Fresno, CA was Drove Alone (80%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.8%) and those who Worked At Home (4.26%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

N/A% of the population of Fresno, CA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% 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 Fresno County, CA see 1533 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.06% increase from the previous year (1502 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1687 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 341 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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1,533 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fresno County, CA

Primary care physicians in Fresno County, CA see an average of 1,533 patients per year. This represents a 2.06% increase from the previous year (1,502 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in California
$4,735
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,368
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,833
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

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