LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA

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Population

161,224

2.06% growth

Median Household Income

$32,791

4.5% growth

Number of Employees

52,715

4.94% growth

Median Property Value

$291,700

9.17% growth

About

In 2017, LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA had a population of 161k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $32,791. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA grew from 157,963 to 161,224, a 2.06% increase and its median household income grew from $31,380 to $32,791, a 4.5% increase.

The population of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA is 73.8% Hispanic or Latino, 24.3% Black or African American Alone, and 0.731% White Alone. 71.2% of the people in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA speak a non-English language, and 74.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA is $291,700, and the homeownership rate is 33.1%. Most people in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA employs 52.7k people. The largest industries in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA are Restaurants & Food Services (4,193 people), Construction (3,216 people), and Cut & sew apparel manufacturing (2,472 people), and the highest paying industries are Justice, public order, & safety activities ($60,319), Postal Service ($49,786), and National security & international affairs ($46,790).

Median household income in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA is $32,791. Males in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.01 times higher than the average income of females, which is $28,397. The income inequality in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.339, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$32,791

2017 value

± $1,302

4.5%

1 Year Growth

± 4.61%

Households in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $32,791, 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 $31,380 in 2016, which represents a 4.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$28,539

Average Male Salary

± $2,868

$28,397

Average Female Salary

± $3,412

In 2017, full-time male employees in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA made 1.01 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $39,860 ± $42,205

  2. Two or More Races

    $29,098 ± $26,524

  3. Black

    $29,081 ± $5,982

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.37 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.339

2017 Wage GINI

0.346

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was 0.339 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.91% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA in comparison 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 2016, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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 LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, 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 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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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

52.7k

2017 Value

4.94%

1 Year growth

± 4.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 4.94%, from 50.2k employees to 52.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA, are Janitors & building cleaners (2,805 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,232 people), and Cashiers (2,007 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Janitors & building cleaners (2,805 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,232 people), and Cashiers (2,007 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Sewing machine operators (28.3 times higher than expected), Upholsterers (13.1 times), and Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials (12.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Education administrators ($62,550), Human resources workers ($58,191), and Upholsterers ($55,044).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

52.7k

2017 Value

4.94%

1 Year growth

± 4.94%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 4.94%, from 50.2k employees to 52.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,193 people), Construction (3,216 people), and Cut & sew apparel manufacturing (2,472 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, 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 LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,193 people), Construction (3,216 people), and Cut & sew apparel manufacturing (2,472 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Cut & sew apparel manufacturing (31.6 times higher than expected), Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers (10.6 times), and Fabric mills, except knitting mills (6.66 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Justice, public order, & safety activities ($60,319), Postal Service ($49,786), and National security & international affairs ($46,790).

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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.

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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

N/A% of the population of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, 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 the puma of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, 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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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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

LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA is home to a population of 161k people, from which 74.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA is composed of 117k Hispanic or Latino residents (73.8%), 38.3k Black or African American Alone residents (24.3%), 1.16k White Alone residents (0.731%), 630 Asian Alone residents (0.399%), 557 Two or More Races residents (0.353%), 370 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.234%), 302 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.191%), and 37 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0234%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (99,247 speakers), Chinese (137 speakers), and African Languages (118 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In N/A, the median age of all people in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

35.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was 35.1%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    36,778 ± 4,137 people

  2. El Salvador

    10,051 ± 2,383 people

  3. Guatemala

    5,345 ± 1,765 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 36,778 LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA residents, followed by El Salvador with 10,051 and Guatemala with 5,345.

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Citizenship

74.8%

2017 Citizenship

74.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 74.8% of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was 74.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    117k ± 4.14k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    38.3k ± 1.48k

  3. White Alone

    1.16k ± 348

In 2016, there were 3.04 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (117k people) in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38.3k Black or African American Alone and 1.16k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    99,247 speakers (70.6%)

  2. Chinese

    137 speakers (0.0974%)

  3. African Languages

    118 speakers (0.0839%)

71.2% of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, 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 LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 70.6% of the overall population of LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.0974% speak Chinese and 0.0839% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

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    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

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Housing & Living

The median property value in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was $291,700 in 2017, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $267,200 to $291,700, a 9.17% increase. The homeownership rate in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA is 33.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$32,791

Median Household Income

± $1,302

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA grew to $32,791 from the previous year's value of $31,380.

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Housing

Property Value

$291,700

2017 Median

± $5,006

$267,200

2016 Median

± $5,951

In 2017, the median property value in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA grew to to $291,700 from the previous year's value of $267,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, 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 LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

33.1%

2017 Homeownership

33.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 33.1% of the housing units in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 33.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA have a similar commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in LA City (South Central/Watts) PUMA, CA was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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