Kettleman City, CA

Census Place

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2022 Population
956
22.7% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42
5.41% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
28.7%
46.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$46,261
9.61% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$136,900

About

In 2022, Kettleman City, CA had a population of 956 people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $46,261. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kettleman City, CA grew from 779 to 956, a 22.7% increase and its median household income grew from $42,206 to $46,261, a 9.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kettleman City, CA are Other (Hispanic) (52.8%), White (Hispanic) (29.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (18%), White (Non-Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Kettleman City, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

52.1% of the residents in Kettleman City, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Kettleman City, CA was $136,900, and the homeownership rate was 21.6%.

Most people in Kettleman City, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Kettleman City, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Kettleman City, CA is home to a population of 956 people, from which 52.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 54.3% of Kettleman City, CA residents were born outside of the country (519 people).

In 2022, there were 1.81 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (505 people) in Kettleman City, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 279 White (Hispanic) and 172 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

52.1%
2022 Citizenship
54.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 52.1% of Kettleman City, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kettleman City, CA was 54.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kettleman City, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    505 ± 279
  2. White (Hispanic)
    279 ± 236
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    172 ± 184
100%
Hispanic Population
956 people

In 2022, there were 1.81 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (505 people) in Kettleman City, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 279 White (Hispanic) and 172 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

100% of the people in Kettleman City, CA are hispanic (956 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

54.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
519 people
60.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
474 people

As of 2022, 54.3% of Kettleman City, CA residents (519 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kettleman City, CA was 60.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 23
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 18
  3. Vietnam
    0 ± 23

Kettleman City, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), NaNN times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kettleman City, CA employs 544 people. The largest industries in Kettleman City, CA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (370 people), Wholesale Trade (48 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (45 people), and the highest paying industries are Total ($30,549), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($24,694), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($24,694).

Occupations

544
2022 Value
± 269
22.2%
1 Year growth
± 58.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kettleman City, CA grew at a rate of 22.2%, from 445 employees to 544 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kettleman City, CA, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (317 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (72 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (48 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kettleman City, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

544
2022 Value
± 269
22.2%
1 Year growth
± 58.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kettleman City, CA grew at a rate of 22.2%, from 445 employees to 544 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kettleman City, CA, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (370 people), Wholesale Trade (48 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (45 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kettleman City, CA, though some of these residents may live in Kettleman City, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$24,986
Median earning men ± $43,915
$30,579
Median earning women ± $18,474

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($24,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are .

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler 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, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

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

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kettleman City, CA was $136,900 in 2022, which is 0.486 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between N/A and 2022 the median property value increased from N/A to $136,900, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Kettleman City, CA is 21.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kettleman City, CA have an average commute time of 19.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kettleman City, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$136,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$37,350
$83
Median Property Taxes
±$72

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kettleman City, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Kettleman City, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$46,261
Median Household Income
± $13,300
385
Number of Households
± 206

In 2022, the median household income of the 385 households in Kettleman City, CA grew to $46,261 from the previous year's value of $42,206.

The following chart displays the households in Kettleman City, 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 $40k - $45k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kettleman City, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (13.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.89%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Kettleman City, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.7%) and those who worked at home (5.89%).

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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Commute Time

19.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kettleman City, CA have a shorter commute time (19.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Kettleman City, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

28.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kettleman City, CA (274 out of 956 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kettleman City, CA is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

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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Health

90.6% of the population of Kettleman City, CA has health coverage, with 34.1% on employee plans, 47.4% on Medicaid, 9.1% on Medicare, 0% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Kings County, CA see 2781 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.89% increase from the previous year (2703 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1591 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 457 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,781 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kings County, CA

Primary care physicians in Kings County, CA see an average of 2,781 patients per year. This represents a 2.89% increase from the previous year (2,703 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.1% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 48.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 55.3% were men and 44.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.41%
Uninsured
34.1%
Employer Coverage
47.4%
Medicaid
9.1%
Medicare
0%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kettleman City, CA declined by 44.9% from 17.1% to 9.41%.

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