Hesperia, CA

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Population

93,190

0.568% growth

Median Age

30.4


Median Household Income

$49,726

7.06% growth

Poverty Rate

22.5%


Number of Employees

33,172

2.06% growth

Median Property Value

$199,200

15.3% growth

About

In 2017, Hesperia, CA had a population of 93.2k people with a median age of 30.4 and a median household income of $49,726. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hesperia, CA grew from 92,664 to 93,190, a 0.568% increase and its median household income grew from $46,446 to $49,726, a 7.06% increase.

The population of Hesperia, CA is 56.6% Hispanic or Latino, 34.8% White Alone, and 4.58% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Hesperia, CA speak a non-English language, and 91.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hesperia, CA is $199,200, and the homeownership rate is 63%. Most people in Hesperia, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Hesperia, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Hesperia, CA employs 33.2k people. The largest industries in Hesperia, CA are Retail Trade (5,147 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,576 people), and Construction (3,465 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,385), Utilities ($78,929), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,089).

Median household income in Hesperia, CA is $49,726. Males in Hesperia, 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 Hesperia, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,726

2017 value

± $2,157

7.06%

1 Year Growth

± 5.84%

Households in Hesperia, CA have a median annual income of $49,726, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,446 in 2016, which represents a 7.06% 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 California 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 California 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 Hesperia, 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 100.17

  2. Census Tract 109.02

  3. Census Tract 100.09

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hesperia, CA was Census Tract 100.17 with a value of $70,016, followed by Census Tract 109.02 and Census Tract 100.09, with respective values of $67,250 and $66,016.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hesperia, CA (20.8k out of 92.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

    17,486 ± 1,083

  2. Hispanic

    13,175 ± 933

  3. Black

    1,547 ± 386

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hesperia, 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

33.2k

2017 Value

± 1,424

2.06%

1 Year growth

± 5.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hesperia, CA grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 32.5k employees to 33.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hesperia, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,247 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,096 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,878 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hesperia, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hesperia, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,247 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,096 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,878 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hesperia, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (2.14 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.09 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.74 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hesperia, CA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($79,561), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($76,221), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($74,271).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

33.2k

2017 Value

± 1,424

2.06%

1 Year growth

± 5.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hesperia, CA grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 32.5k employees to 33.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hesperia, CA, are Retail Trade (5,147 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,576 people), and Construction (3,465 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hesperia, CA, though some of these residents may live in Hesperia, 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 Hesperia, CA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (5,147 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,576 people), and Construction (3,465 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hesperia, CA has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (2.24 times higher than expected), Construction (1.67 times), and Retail Trade (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hesperia, CA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,385), Utilities ($78,929), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,089).

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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

$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

88.7% of the population of Hesperia, CA has health coverage, with 37.9% on employee plans, 34% on Medicaid, 7.4% on Medicare, 8.23% on non-group plans, and 1.21% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Hesperia, 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

11.3%

Uninsured

37.9%

Employer Coverage

34%

Medicaid

7.4%

Medicare

8.23%

Non-Group

1.21%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hesperia, CA declined by 22.1% from 14.5% to 11.3%.

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

Hesperia, CA is home to a population of 93.2k people, from which 91.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 16.3% of Hesperia, CA residents were born outside of the country (15.2k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Hesperia, CA is composed of 52.7k Hispanic or Latino residents (56.6%), 32.4k White Alone residents (34.8%), 4.27k Black or African American Alone residents (4.58%), 1.45k Asian Alone residents (1.55%), 1.34k Two or More Races residents (1.44%), 824 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.884%), 121 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.13%), and 89 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0955%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hesperia, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

26

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hesperia, CA was 30.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Hesperia, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Hesperia, CA residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

15.2k people

16.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

15.5k people

As of 2017, 16.3% of Hesperia, CA residents (15.2k people) 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 Hesperia, CA was 16.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

91.7%

2017 Citizenship

91.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.7% of Hesperia, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hesperia, CA was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    52.7k ± 2.05k

  2. White Alone

    32.4k ± 1.35k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    4.27k ± 995

In 2017, there were 1.63 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (52.7k people) in Hesperia, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.4k White Alone and 4.27k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Hesperia, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Hesperia, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Hesperia, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,508 ± 223

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    392 ± 122

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    336 ± 134

Hesperia, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hesperia, CA was $199,200 in 2017, which is 0.915 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $172,800 to $199,200, a 15.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Hesperia, CA is 63%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hesperia, CA have an average commute time of 34.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hesperia, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$49,726

Median Household Income

± $2,157

26.1k

Number of Households

± 1,138

In 2017, the median household income of the 26.1k households in Hesperia, CA grew to $49,726 from the previous year's value of $46,446.

The following chart displays the households in Hesperia, 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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Housing

Property Value

$199,200

2017 Median

± $5,908

$172,800

2016 Median

± $4,486

In 2017, the median property value in Hesperia, CA grew to to $199,200 from the previous year's value of $172,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hesperia, 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 Hesperia, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hesperia, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hesperia, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

63%

2017 Homeownership

61.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63% of the housing units in Hesperia, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.6%.

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

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Commute Time

34.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hesperia, CA have a longer commute time (34.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 9.99% of the workforce in Hesperia, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.3%

  2. Carpooled

    10.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.76%

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

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