Lake County, CA

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2019 Population
64,195
0.0733% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
45.6
0% 1-year change
2019 Poverty Rate
18.6%
11.3% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$47,040
10.7% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$219,400
12.3% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
24,304
3.03% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Lake County, CA had a population of 64.2k people with a median age of 45.6 and a median household income of $47,040. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Lake County, CA grew from 64,148 to 64,195, a 0.0733% increase and its median household income grew from $42,475 to $47,040, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.5%), Other (Hispanic) (12.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.44%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%). 0% of the households in Lake County, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 95.4% of the residents in Lake County, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Lake County, CA was $219,400, and the homeownership rate was 66.4%. Most people in Lake County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County, CA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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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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Diversity

Lake County, CA is home to a population of 64.2k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 27.3% of Lake County, CA residents were born outside of the country (17.5k people).

In 2019, there were 5.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (45.3k people) in Lake County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.8k Other (Hispanic) and 4.13k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake County, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    45.3k ± 12
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    7.8k ± 919
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.13k ± 774
20.6%
Hispanic Population
13.2k people

In 2019, there were 5.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (45.3k people) in Lake County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.8k Other (Hispanic) and 4.13k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.6% of the people in Lake County, CA are hispanic (13.2k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

27.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
17.5k people
8.86%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
5.68k people

As of 2019, 27.3% of Lake County, CA residents (17.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake County, CA was 8.86%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

45
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Lake County, CA was 45.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Lake County, CA are getting staying the same age. In 2018, the average age of all Lake County, CA residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,083,367 ± 46,962 people
  2. Philippines
    839,299 ± 22,251 people
  3. China
    667,994 ± 19,895 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,083,367 California residents, followed by Philippines with 839,299 and China with 667,994.

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Citizenship

95.4%
2019 Citizenship
95.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.4% of Lake County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Lake County, CA was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,524 ± 264
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    483 ± 159
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    419 ± 204

Lake County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lake County, CA is $47,040. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lake County, CA was Census Tract 13 with a value of $68,814, followed by Census Tract 9 and Census Tract 11, with respective values of $67,335 and $57,434.

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,156. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Lake County, CA employs 24.3k people. The largest industries in Lake County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,001 people), Retail Trade (2,884 people), and Construction (2,170 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,190), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,771), and Transportation & Warehousing ($56,076).

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,040
2019 value
± $2,697
10.7%
1 Year Growth
± 7.44%

Households in Lake County, CA have a median annual income of $47,040, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,475 in 2018, which represents a 10.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$78,556
Average Male Salary in California
± $756
$62,156
Average Female Salary in California
± $629

In 2019, 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
    $73,480 ± $1,183
  2. White
    $65,253 ± $608
  3. Two or More Races
    $54,888 ± $1,917

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in California.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lake County, CA is from California.
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California
0.5
2018 Wage GINI in California

In 2019, the income inequality in California was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.144% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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.

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 13
  2. Census Tract 9
  3. Census Tract 11

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lake County, CA was Census Tract 13 with a value of $68,814, followed by Census Tract 9 and Census Tract 11, with respective values of $67,335 and $57,434.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake County, CA (11.8k out of 63.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 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
    7,747 ± 624
  2. Hispanic
    2,972 ± 445
  3. Other
    2,097 ± 408

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

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

24.3k
2019 Value
± 1,188
3.03%
1 Year growth
± 6.76%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lake County, CA grew at a rate of 3.03%, from 23.6k employees to 24.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,583 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,196 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (2,101 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lake County, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,583 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,196 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (2,101 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lake County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.03 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.64 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lake County, CA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($88,301), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($88,250), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($80,689).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

24.3k
2019 Value
± 1,188
3.03%
1 Year growth
± 6.76%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lake County, CA grew at a rate of 3.03%, from 23.6k employees to 24.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,001 people), Retail Trade (2,884 people), and Construction (2,170 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lake County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Lake County, 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 Lake County, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,001 people), Retail Trade (2,884 people), and Construction (2,170 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lake County, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.88 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.79 times), and Public Administration (1.63 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lake County, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($76,190), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,771), and Transportation & Warehousing ($56,076).

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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. $379B
  2. $199B
  3. $157B

In 2018, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $379B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($199B) and Mixed freight ($157B).

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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$2.18T
2018 Value in California
$5.17T
Projected 2045 Value in California
137% growth

In 2018, total outbound California trade was $2.18T. This is expected to increase 137% to $5.17T 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. $86.9B
  2. $47.9B
  3. $39.1B

In 2018, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $86.9B, followed by Arizona with $47.9B and Washington and $39.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Lake County, CA went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 46.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.3%), followed by Other (9.8%). 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 Alex Padilla 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 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Lake County, CA
46.9% 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 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson elected Governor of California.
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.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla 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 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 California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake County, CA was $219,400 in 2019, which is 0.912 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $195,400 to $219,400, a 12.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake County, CA is 66.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Lake County, CA have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lake County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$219,400
2019 Median
± $9,705
$195,400
2018 Median
± $9,918

In 2019, the median property value in Lake County, CA grew to to $219,400 from the previous year's value of $195,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lake County, 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 Lake County, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$47,040
Median Household Income
± $2,697
25.7k
Number of Households
± 1,208

In 2019, the median household income of the 25.7k households in Lake County, CA grew to $47,040 from the previous year's value of $42,475.

The following chart displays the households in Lake County, 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

66.4%
2019 Homeownership
66.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 66.4% of the housing units in Lake County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lake County, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake County, CA have a longer commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 6.99% of the workforce in Lake County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (68.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.2%)
  3. Carpooled (12.2%)

In 2019, 68.8% of workers in Lake County, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.2%) and those who carpooled to work (12.2%).

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 Lake County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lake County, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

92.9% of the population of Lake County, CA has health coverage, with 24.6% on employee plans, 34.5% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 2.28% 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 Lake County, CA see 2299 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.79% increase from the previous year (2215 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2300 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 273 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17%). Additionally, Colusa County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,299 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lake County, CA

Primary care physicians in Lake County, CA see an average of 2,299 patients per year. This represents a 3.79% increase from the previous year (2,215 patients).

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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for California.
$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

7.11%
Uninsured
24.6%
Employer Coverage
34.5%
Medicaid
16.5%
Medicare
15.1%
Non-Group
2.28%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake County, CA declined by 24.9% from 9.46% to 7.11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lake County, 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. 17% prevalence
  2. 16.9% prevalence
  3. 15.5% prevalence

Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 17%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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