Lake Elsinore, CA

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Population

62,229

3.32% growth

Poverty Rate

15.8%


Median Age

30.3


Median Household Income

$66,032

4.31% growth

Number of Employees

25,937

4.54% growth

Median Property Value

$306,400

18% growth

About

In 2017, Lake Elsinore, CA had a population of 62.2k people with a median age of 30.3 and a median household income of $66,032. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lake Elsinore, CA grew from 60,230 to 62,229, a 3.32% increase and its median household income grew from $63,306 to $66,032, a 4.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake Elsinore, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (33.2%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (30.4%), White (Hispanic) (18.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.36%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.54%). N/A% of the people in Lake Elsinore, CA speak a non-English language, and 88.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lake Elsinore, CA is $306,400, and the homeownership rate is 62.7%. Most people in Lake Elsinore, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 42 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake Elsinore, CA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Lake Elsinore, CA employs 25.9k people. The largest industries in Lake Elsinore, CA are Retail Trade (3,508 people), Construction (3,069 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,677 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($74,302), Wholesale Trade ($57,548), and Manufacturing ($50,342).

Median household income in Lake Elsinore, CA is $66,032. Males in Lake Elsinore, 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 Elsinore, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,032

2017 value

± $3,617

4.31%

1 Year Growth

± 6.88%

Households in Lake Elsinore, CA have a median annual income of $66,032, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,306 in 2016, which represents a 4.31% 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 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

  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.

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 Lake Elsinore, 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 430.09

  2. Census Tract 427.15

  3. Census Tract 432.74

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lake Elsinore, CA was Census Tract 430.09 with a value of $100,644, followed by Census Tract 427.15 and Census Tract 432.74, with respective values of $87,767 and $81,894.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake Elsinore, CA (9.77k out of 61.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males < 5.

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. Hispanic

    6,277 ± 776

  2. Other

    4,226 ± 686

  3. White

    3,787 ± 454

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

25.9k

2017 Value

± 1,265

4.54%

1 Year growth

± 6.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lake Elsinore, CA grew at a rate of 4.54%, from 24.8k employees to 25.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake Elsinore, CA, are Sales & Related Occupations (3,245 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,091 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,326 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake Elsinore, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lake Elsinore, CA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (3,245 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,091 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,326 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lake Elsinore, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.8 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.54 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.26 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lake Elsinore, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($100,721), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($82,849), and Protective Service Occupations ($81,875).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

25.9k

2017 Value

± 1,265

4.54%

1 Year growth

± 6.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lake Elsinore, CA grew at a rate of 4.54%, from 24.8k employees to 25.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake Elsinore, CA, are Retail Trade (3,508 people), Construction (3,069 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,677 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lake Elsinore, CA, though some of these residents may live in Lake Elsinore, 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 Elsinore, CA, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,508 people), Construction (3,069 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,677 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lake Elsinore, CA has an unusually high number of Construction (1.89 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.55 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lake Elsinore, CA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($74,302), Wholesale Trade ($57,548), and Manufacturing ($50,342).

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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. $232B

  2. $172B

  3. $136B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $232B, followed by Mixed freight ($172B) and Gasoline ($136B).

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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$1.7T

2020 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $1.7T. This is expected to increase 46.3% 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. $71.8B

  2. $46.9B

  3. $34B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $71.8B, followed by Arizona with $46.9B and Washington and $34B.

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

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Health

88.7% of the population of Lake Elsinore, CA has health coverage, with 46% on employee plans, 26.8% on Medicaid, 4.39% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.24% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Lake Elsinore, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Lake Elsinore, CA see 2380 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.41% decrease from the previous year (2414 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2003 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 576 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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2,380 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Riverside County, CA see an average of 2,380 patients per year. This represents a 1.41% decrease from the previous year (2,414 patients).

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

$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

11.3%

Uninsured

46%

Employer Coverage

26.8%

Medicaid

4.39%

Medicare

10.2%

Non-Group

1.24%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake Elsinore, CA declined by 15.2% from 13.4% to 11.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lake Elsinore, 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 Elsinore, CA is home to a population of 62.2k people, from which 88.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 21.9% of Lake Elsinore, CA residents were born outside of the country (13.6k people).

In 2017, there were 1.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.7k people) in Lake Elsinore, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.9k Some Other Race (Hispanic) and 11.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

25

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lake Elsinore, CA was 30.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Lake Elsinore, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Lake Elsinore, CA residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

21.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

13.6k people

21.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

12.9k people

As of 2017, 21.9% of Lake Elsinore, CA residents (13.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake Elsinore, CA was 21.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

88.5%

2017 Citizenship

88.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.5% of Lake Elsinore, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lake Elsinore, CA was 88.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake Elsinore, CA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    20.7k ± 1.49k

  2. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    18.9k ± 1.89k

  3. White (Hispanic)

    11.4k ± 1.51k

In 2017, there were 1.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.7k people) in Lake Elsinore, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.9k Some Other Race (Hispanic) and 11.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    760 ± 210

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    591 ± 187

  3. Vietnam

    551 ± 148

Lake Elsinore, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake Elsinore, CA was $306,400 in 2017, which is 1.33 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $259,700 to $306,400, a 18% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake Elsinore, CA is 62.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lake Elsinore, CA have an average commute time of 42 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lake Elsinore, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$306,400

2017 Median

± $8,653

$259,700

2016 Median

± $11,620

In 2017, the median property value in Lake Elsinore, CA grew to to $306,400 from the previous year's value of $259,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lake Elsinore, 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 Elsinore, 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.

$66,032

Median Household Income

± $3,617

16.5k

Number of Households

± 950

In 2017, the median household income of the 16.5k households in Lake Elsinore, CA grew to $66,032 from the previous year's value of $63,306.

The following chart displays the households in Lake Elsinore, 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

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lake Elsinore, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake Elsinore, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.7%

2017 Homeownership

62%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.7% of the housing units in Lake Elsinore, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62%.

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

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Commute Time

42 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake Elsinore, CA have a longer commute time (42 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 13.7% of the workforce in Lake Elsinore, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.5%

  2. Carpooled

    12.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.7%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lake Elsinore, CA was Drove Alone (78.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.6%) and those who Worked At Home (4.7%).

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

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