Laguna Woods, CA

Census Place

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Population
16,228
0.527% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kamala Harris
Democratic Party
Median Age
75.4

Median Household Income
$41,928
2.67% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$278,300
12.9% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
3,109
8.29% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Laguna Woods, CA had a population of 16.2k people with a median age of 75.4 and a median household income of $41,928. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Laguna Woods, CA declined from 16,314 to 16,228, a -0.527% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,837 to $41,928, a 2.67% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Laguna Woods, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19.4%), White (Hispanic) (4.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.887%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.647%). NaNk% of the people in Laguna Woods, CA speak a non-English language, and 94.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Laguna Woods, CA is $278,300, and the homeownership rate is 74.4%. Most people in Laguna Woods, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Laguna Woods, CA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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.

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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 50.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (42.3%), followed by Other (6.71%). 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.

Laguna Woods, 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
50.9% 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.

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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 Laguna Woods, CA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Laguna Woods, CA is home to a population of 16.2k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 35.2% of Laguna Woods, CA residents were born outside of the country (5.71k people).

In 2018, there were 3.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12k people) in Laguna Woods, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.14k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 697 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Laguna Woods, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12k ± 317
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.14k ± 303
  3. White (Hispanic)
    697 ± 183
5.06%
Hispanic Population
821 people

In 2018, there were 3.81 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12k people) in Laguna Woods, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.14k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 697 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.06% of the people in Laguna Woods, CA are hispanic (821 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

35.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
5.71k people
32.9%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
5.37k people

As of 2018, 35.2% of Laguna Woods, CA residents (5.71k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Laguna Woods, CA was 32.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

76
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
75
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in Laguna Woods, CA was 75.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 76, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 75. But people in Laguna Woods, CA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Laguna Woods, CA residents was 75.

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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

94.9%
2018 Citizenship
95.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.9% of Laguna Woods, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Laguna Woods, CA was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    712 ± 144
  2. Korea
    502 ± 147
  3. World War II
    432 ± 131

Laguna Woods, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Laguna Woods, CA is $41,928. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Laguna Woods, CA was Census Tract 626.49 with a value of $55,918, followed by Census Tract 626.46 and N/A, with respective values of $37,988 and N/A.

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Laguna Woods, CA employs 3.11k people. The largest industries in Laguna Woods, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (521 people), Retail Trade (347 people), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (340 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($73,594), Wholesale Trade ($57,019), and Finance & Insurance ($44,107).

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,928
2018 value
± $2,791
2.67%
1 Year Growth
± 8.92%

Households in Laguna Woods, CA have a median annual income of $41,928, 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 $40,837 in 2017, which represents a 2.67% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235
Average Male Salary in California
± $699
$57,252
Average Female Salary in California
± $582

In 2017, 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
    $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 in California.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Laguna Woods, CA is from California.
0.5
2017 Wage GINI in California
0.5
2016 Wage GINI in California

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 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 626.49
  2. Census Tract 626.46
  3. N/A

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Laguna Woods, CA was Census Tract 626.49 with a value of $55,918, followed by Census Tract 626.46 and N/A, with respective values of $37,988 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Laguna Woods, 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

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Laguna Woods, CA is N/A, followed by N/A and 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.11k
2018 Value
± 354
-8.29%
1 Year decline
± 17.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Laguna Woods, CA declined at a rate of -8.29%, from 3.39k employees to 3.11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Laguna Woods, CA, are Sales & Related Occupations (602 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (413 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (260 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Laguna Woods, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Laguna Woods, CA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (602 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (413 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (260 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Laguna Woods, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.81 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.57 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Laguna Woods, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($136,250), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($111,020), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($75,333).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.11k
2018 Value
± 354
-8.29%
1 Year decline
± 17.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Laguna Woods, CA declined at a rate of -8.29%, from 3.39k employees to 3.11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Laguna Woods, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (521 people), Retail Trade (347 people), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (340 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Laguna Woods, CA, though some of these residents may live in Laguna Woods, 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 Laguna Woods, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (521 people), Retail Trade (347 people), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (340 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Laguna Woods, CA has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (5.59 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.54 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Laguna Woods, CA, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($73,594), Wholesale Trade ($57,019), and Finance & Insurance ($44,107).

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Laguna Woods, CA was $278,300 in 2018, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $246,600 to $278,300, a 12.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Laguna Woods, CA is 74.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Laguna Woods, CA have an average commute time of 19.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Laguna Woods, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$278,300
2018 Median
± $11,219
$246,600
2017 Median
± $8,965

In 2018, the median property value in Laguna Woods, CA grew to to $278,300 from the previous year's value of $246,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Laguna Woods, 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 Laguna Woods, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A 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.
$41,928
Median Household Income
± $2,791
11.2k
Number of Households
± 658

In 2018, the median household income of the 11.2k households in Laguna Woods, CA grew to $41,928 from the previous year's value of $40,837.

The following chart displays the households in Laguna Woods, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

74.4%
2018 Homeownership
76.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 74.4% of the housing units in Laguna Woods, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.1%.

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

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Commute Time

19.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Laguna Woods, CA have a shorter commute time (19.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.21% of the workforce in Laguna Woods, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    71%
  2. Worked At Home
    17.6%
  3. Other
    4.74%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Laguna Woods, CA was Drove Alone (71%), followed by those who Worked At Home (17.6%) and those who Other (4.74%).

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

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Health

99.3% of the population of Laguna Woods, CA has health coverage, with 7.98% on employee plans, 8.47% on Medicaid, 64% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 1.93% 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 Orange County, CA see 1053 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.284% decrease from the previous year (1056 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 923 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 441 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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1,053 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Orange County, CA

Primary care physicians in Orange County, CA see an average of 1,053 patients per year. This represents a 0.284% decrease from the previous year (1,056 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Orange 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

0.692%
Uninsured
7.98%
Employer Coverage
8.47%
Medicaid
64%
Medicare
16.9%
Non-Group
1.93%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Laguna Woods, CA declined by 28.6% from 0.968% to 0.692%.

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