Gold River, CA

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Population

7,460

2.51% decline

Median Age

54.2


Median Household Income

$113,031

4.23% growth

Poverty Rate

4.08%


Number of Employees

3,305

1.69% growth

Median Property Value

$451,500

7.24% growth

About

In 2017, Gold River, CA had a population of 7.46k people with a median age of 54.2 and a median household income of $113,031. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Gold River, CA declined from 7,652 to 7,460, a -2.51% decrease and its median household income grew from $108,448 to $113,031, a 4.23% increase.

The population of Gold River, CA is 66.9% White Alone, 20.8% Asian Alone, and 6.33% Hispanic or Latino. 23% of the people in Gold River, CA speak a non-English language, and 91.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Gold River, CA is $451,500, and the homeownership rate is 85.3%. Most people in Gold River, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Gold River, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Gold River, CA employs 3.31k people. The largest industries in Gold River, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (604 people), Public Administration (495 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (441 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($181,667), Information ($165,521), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($118,125).

Median household income in Gold River, CA is $113,031. Males in Gold River, 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 Gold River, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$113,031

2017 value

± $9,152

4.23%

1 Year Growth

± 10.1%

Households in Gold River, CA have a median annual income of $113,031, 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 $108,448 in 2016, which represents a 4.23% 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 Gold River, 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 Gold River, 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 Gold River, 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 87.02

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Gold River, CA was Census Tract 87.02 with a value of $126,083, 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

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.08% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gold River, CA (304 out of 7.46k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 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

    274 ± 149

  2. Hispanic

    28 ± 89

  3. Black

    11 ± 87

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

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

3.31k

2017 Value

± 369

1.69%

1 Year growth

± 15.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Gold River, CA grew at a rate of 1.69%, from 3.25k employees to 3.31k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gold River, CA, are Management Occupations (634 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (362 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (287 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gold River, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Gold River, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (634 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (362 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (287 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Gold River, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.04 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.78 times), and Legal Occupations (2.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Gold River, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($142,639), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($122,563), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($121,333).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.31k

2017 Value

± 369

1.69%

1 Year growth

± 15.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Gold River, CA grew at a rate of 1.69%, from 3.25k employees to 3.31k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gold River, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (604 people), Public Administration (495 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (441 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gold River, CA, though some of these residents may live in Gold River, 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 Gold River, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (604 people), Public Administration (495 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (441 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Gold River, CA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (3.21 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.61 times), and Finance & Insurance (2.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Gold River, CA, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($181,667), Information ($165,521), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($118,125).

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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

96.7% of the population of Gold River, CA has health coverage, with 55.6% on employee plans, 4.81% on Medicaid, 21.3% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 1.02% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Gold River, 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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1281 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 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

3.28%

Uninsured

55.6%

Employer Coverage

4.81%

Medicaid

21.3%

Medicare

14%

Non-Group

1.02%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gold River, CA declined by 18.8% from 4.05% to 3.28%.

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

Gold River, CA is home to a population of 7.46k people, from which 91.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 19.7% of Gold River, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Gold River, CA is composed of 4.99k White Alone residents (66.9%), 1.55k Asian Alone residents (20.8%), 472 Hispanic or Latino residents (6.33%), 303 Two or More Races residents (4.06%), 110 Black or African American Alone residents (1.47%), 20 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.268%), 14 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.188%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Gold River, CA are Korean (261 speakers), Other Asian Languages (236 speakers), and Chinese (222 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

56

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.9

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Gold River, CA was 54.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 56, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Gold River, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Gold River, CA residents was 52.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

19.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

17.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 19.7% of Gold River, 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 Gold River, CA was 17.1%, 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 Gold River, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Gold River, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

91.9%

2017 Citizenship

92.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.9% of Gold River, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Gold River, CA was 92.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.99k ± 386

  2. Asian Alone

    1.55k ± 296

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    472 ± 217

In 2017, there were 3.21 times more White Alone residents (4.99k people) in Gold River, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.55k Asian Alone and 472 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Korean

    261 speakers (3.53%)

  2. Other Asian Languages

    236 speakers (3.19%)

  3. Chinese

    222 speakers (3%)

23% of Gold River, 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 Gold River, CA was Korean. 3.53% of the overall population of Gold River, CA are native Korean speakers. 3.19% speak Other Asian Languages and 3% speak Korean, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    263 ± 102

  2. World War II

    98 ± 58

  3. Korea

    86 ± 53

Gold River, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.68 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Gold River, CA was $451,500 in 2017, which is 2.07 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $421,000 to $451,500, a 7.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Gold River, CA is 85.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Gold River, CA have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Gold River, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$113,031

Median Household Income

± $9,152

3.28k

Number of Households

± 345

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.28k households in Gold River, CA grew to $113,031 from the previous year's value of $108,448.

The following chart displays the households in Gold River, 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

$451,500

2017 Median

± $16,404

$421,000

2016 Median

± $22,378

In 2017, the median property value in Gold River, CA grew to to $451,500 from the previous year's value of $421,000.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

85.3%

2017 Homeownership

83.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 85.3% of the housing units in Gold River, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 83.8%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gold River, CA have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.67% of the workforce in Gold River, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.7%

  2. Carpooled

    6.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.09%

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

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