Madera, CA

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Population

154,440

0.7% growth

Median Age

33.7


Median Household Income

$48,210

5.4% growth

Poverty Rate

22.1%


Number of Employees

56,076

2.91% growth

Median Property Value

$220,400

7.62% growth

About

In 2017, Madera, CA had a population of 154k people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $48,210. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Madera, CA grew from 153,366 to 154,440, a 0.7% increase and its median household income grew from $45,742 to $48,210, a 5.4% increase.

The population of Madera, CA is 56.9% Hispanic or Latino, 35.1% White Alone, and 3.08% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Madera, CA speak a non-English language, and 84.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Madera, CA is $220,400, and the homeownership rate is 62.3%. Most people in Madera, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Madera, CA is 2 cars per household.

Madera, CA borders Fresno, CA, Merced, CA, and Sonora, CA.

Economy

The economy of Madera, CA employs 56.1k people. The largest industries in Madera, CA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9,697 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,262 people), and Retail Trade (5,943 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($59,853), Public Administration ($59,102), and Information ($58,510).

Median household income in Madera, CA is $48,210. Males in Madera, 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 Madera, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,210

2017 value

± $2,108

5.4%

1 Year Growth

± 5.45%

Households in Madera, CA have a median annual income of $48,210, 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 $45,742 in 2016, which represents a 5.4% 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.

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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 Madera, 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)

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madera, CA was Santa Clara County, CA with a value of $119,035, followed by San Mateo County, CA and Marin County, CA, with respective values of $116,653 and $113,908.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madera, CA (32.2k out of 146k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    24,588 ± 1,309

  2. Hispanic

    23,610 ± 1,223

  3. Other

    4,767 ± 586

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madera, 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

56.1k

2017 Value

± 1,883

2.91%

1 Year growth

± 4.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madera, CA grew at a rate of 2.91%, from 54.5k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madera, CA, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7,864 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,846 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,481 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madera, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Madera, CA, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7,864 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,846 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (5,481 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Madera, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (20.8 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.32 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.28 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Madera, CA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($103,620), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($82,832), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($82,605).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.1k

2017 Value

± 1,883

2.91%

1 Year growth

± 4.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madera, CA grew at a rate of 2.91%, from 54.5k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madera, CA, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9,697 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,262 people), and Retail Trade (5,943 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madera, CA, though some of these residents may live in Madera, 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 Madera, CA, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9,697 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,262 people), and Retail Trade (5,943 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Madera, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (14.6 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.15 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.02 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Madera, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($59,853), Public Administration ($59,102), and Information ($58,510).

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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

$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

88.3% of the population of Madera, CA has health coverage, with 31.3% on employee plans, 36% on Medicaid, 9.01% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.13% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Madera, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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

11.7%

Uninsured

31.3%

Employer Coverage

36%

Medicaid

9.01%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.13%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madera, CA declined by 18.2% from 14.3% to 11.7%.

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

Madera, CA is home to a population of 154k people, from which 84.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 21.5% of Madera, CA residents were born outside of the country (33.2k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Madera, CA is composed of 87.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (56.9%), 54.1k White Alone residents (35.1%), 4.75k Black or African American Alone residents (3.08%), 3.04k Asian Alone residents (1.97%), 2.47k Two or More Races residents (1.6%), 1.65k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.07%), 351 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.227%), and 190 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.123%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Madera, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Madera, CA was 33.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Madera, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Madera, CA residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

21.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

33.2k people

21.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

33k people

As of 2017, 21.5% of Madera, CA residents (33.2k 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 Madera, 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

84.8%

2017 Citizenship

84.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.8% of Madera, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Madera, CA was 84.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    87.9k ± 3.06k

  2. White Alone

    54.1k ± 145

  3. Black or African American Alone

    4.75k ± 344

In 2017, there were 1.62 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (87.9k people) in Madera, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 54.1k White Alone and 4.75k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Madera, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Madera, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Madera, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,670 ± 290

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    809 ± 225

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    700 ± 198

Madera, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madera, CA was $220,400 in 2017, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $204,800 to $220,400, a 7.62% increase. The homeownership rate in Madera, CA is 62.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Madera, CA have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Madera, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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

$48,210

Median Household Income

± $2,108

44.5k

Number of Households

± 1,539

In 2017, the median household income of the 44.5k households in Madera, CA grew to $48,210 from the previous year's value of $45,742.

The following chart displays the households in Madera, 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

$220,400

2017 Median

± $5,593

$204,800

2016 Median

± $7,402

In 2017, the median property value in Madera, CA grew to to $220,400 from the previous year's value of $204,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Madera, 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 Madera, 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 Madera, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Madera, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

62.3%

2017 Homeownership

60.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.3% of the housing units in Madera, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Madera, 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 Madera, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Madera, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madera, CA have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.4% of the workforce in Madera, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.4%

  2. Carpooled

    15.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.61%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Madera, CA was Drove Alone (76.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (15.5%) and those who Worked At Home (3.61%).

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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