Lake County, CA

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Population

64,095

0.0297% growth

Median Age

45.8


Median Household Income

$40,446

11.9% growth

Poverty Rate

22.8%


Number of Employees

22,691

1.15% growth

Median Property Value

$182,000

8.79% growth

About

In 2017, Lake County, CA had a population of 64.1k people with a median age of 45.8 and a median household income of $40,446. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lake County, CA grew from 64,076 to 64,095, a 0.0297% increase and its median household income grew from $36,132 to $40,446, a 11.9% increase.

The population of Lake County, CA is 71.7% White Alone, 19.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.19% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 14.9% of the people in Lake County, CA speak a non-English language, and 95.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lake County, CA is $182,000, and the homeownership rate is 65.9%. Most people in Lake County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake County, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Lake County, CA employs 22.7k people. The largest industries in Lake County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,754 people), Retail Trade (2,353 people), and Construction (2,151 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,432), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,023), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,740).

Median household income in Lake County, CA is $40,446. Males in Lake County, 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 Lake County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,446

2017 value

± $2,857

11.9%

1 Year Growth

± 9.27%

Households in Lake County, CA have a median annual income of $40,446, 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 $36,132 in 2016, which represents a 11.9% 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 Lake County, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Lake County, CA 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

  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 Lake County, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lake County, 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 13

  2. Census Tract 11

  3. Census Tract 9

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lake County, CA was Census Tract 13 with a value of $62,587, followed by Census Tract 11 and Census Tract 9, with respective values of $53,311 and $50,035.

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 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake County, CA (14.4k out of 63.1k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 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

    9,343 ± 673

  2. Hispanic

    3,701 ± 472

  3. Other

    2,781 ± 454

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

22.7k

2017 Value

± 1,143

1.15%

1 Year growth

± 7.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lake County, CA grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 22.4k employees to 22.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,071 people), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1,849 people), and Management Occupations (1,840 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 (3,071 people), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1,849 people), and Management Occupations (1,840 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 (6.7 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.28 times), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.17 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lake County, CA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($113,750), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($85,313), and Legal Occupations ($82,632).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

22.7k

2017 Value

± 1,143

1.15%

1 Year growth

± 7.08%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lake County, CA grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 22.4k employees to 22.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,754 people), Retail Trade (2,353 people), and Construction (2,151 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 (3,754 people), Retail Trade (2,353 people), and Construction (2,151 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lake County, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.58 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.17 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lake County, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($83,432), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,023), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,740).

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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.

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

88.2% of the population of Lake County, CA has health coverage, with 24.7% on employee plans, 31.9% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 2.32% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Lake County, CA 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 1957 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.65% increase from the previous year (1888 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2211 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 301 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

1,957 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Lake County, CA see an average of 1,957 patients per year. This represents a 3.65% increase from the previous year (1,888 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 neighboring states.

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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

11.8%

Uninsured

24.7%

Employer Coverage

31.9%

Medicaid

15.9%

Medicare

13.3%

Non-Group

2.32%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake County, CA declined by 19.1% from 14.6% to 11.8%.

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. 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

Lake County, CA is home to a population of 64.1k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.74% of Lake County, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Lake County, CA is composed of 46k White Alone residents (71.7%), 12.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (19.4%), 2.05k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (3.19%), 1.36k Black or African American Alone residents (2.12%), 1.24k Two or More Races residents (1.94%), 920 Asian Alone residents (1.44%), 90 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.14%), and 32 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0499%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lake County, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (7,801 speakers), German (196 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (115 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lake County, CA was 45.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Lake County, CA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Lake County, CA residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.74%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 8.74% of Lake County, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake County, CA was 9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

95.3%

2017 Citizenship

94.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.3% of Lake County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lake County, CA was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    46k ± 45

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    12.4k ± 1.03k

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    2.05k ± 190

In 2017, there were 3.69 times more White Alone residents (46k people) in Lake County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.4k Hispanic or Latino and 2.05k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    7,801 speakers (12.9%)

  2. German

    196 speakers (0.324%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    115 speakers (0.19%)

14.9% of Lake County, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Lake County, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 12.9% of the overall population of Lake County, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.324% speak German and 0.19% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,566 ± 351

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    487 ± 180

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    452 ± 131

Lake County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake County, CA was $182,000 in 2017, which is 0.836 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $167,300 to $182,000, a 8.79% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake County, CA is 65.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lake County, CA have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lake County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$40,446

Median Household Income

± $2,857

26.3k

Number of Households

± 1,188

In 2017, the median household income of the 26.3k households in Lake County, CA grew to $40,446 from the previous year's value of $36,132.

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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Housing

Property Value

$182,000

2017 Median

± $7,135

$167,300

2016 Median

± $6,291

In 2017, the median property value in Lake County, CA grew to to $182,000 from the previous year's value of $167,300.

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 $200k - $250k 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

65.9%

2017 Homeownership

63.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.9% of the housing units in Lake County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lake County, 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 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 1 car.

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake County, CA have a longer commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.83% of the workforce in Lake County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.3%

  2. Worked At Home

    12.5%

  3. Carpooled

    11.5%

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

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