Malibu, CA

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Population

12,871

0.14% growth

Median Age

51.5


Median Household Income

$134,282

14.9% growth

Poverty Rate

10.2%


Number of Employees

6,306

4.21% growth

Median Property Value

$1.97M

9.5% growth

About

In 2017, Malibu, CA had a population of 12.9k people with a median age of 51.5 and a median household income of $134,282. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Malibu, CA grew from 12,853 to 12,871, a 0.14% increase and its median household income grew from $116,904 to $134,282, a 14.9% increase.

The population of Malibu, CA is 81.9% White Alone, 8.21% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.56% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Malibu, CA speak a non-English language, and 95.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Malibu, CA is $1.97M, and the homeownership rate is 73.6%. Most people in Malibu, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Malibu, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Malibu, CA employs 6.31k people. The largest industries in Malibu, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,076 people), Information (923 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (847 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($203,693), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($149,053), and Manufacturing ($122,778).

Median household income in Malibu, CA is $134,282. Males in Malibu, 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 Malibu, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$134,282

2017 value

± $13,073

14.9%

1 Year Growth

± 17.9%

Households in Malibu, CA have a median annual income of $134,282, 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 $116,904 in 2016, which represents a 14.9% 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 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Malibu, 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 8004.08

  2. Census Tract 8005.04

  3. Census Tract 8004.06

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Malibu, CA was Census Tract 8004.08 with a value of $143,649, followed by Census Tract 8005.04 and Census Tract 8004.06, with respective values of $128,576 and $119,550.

The following map shows all of the places in Malibu, 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

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Malibu, CA (1.3k out of 12.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 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

    1,015 ± 249

  2. Hispanic

    109 ± 110

  3. Two Or More

    101 ± 119

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Malibu, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

6.31k

2017 Value

± 608

4.21%

1 Year growth

± 12.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Malibu, CA grew at a rate of 4.21%, from 6.05k employees to 6.31k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Malibu, CA, are Management Occupations (1,278 people), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (733 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (668 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Malibu, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Malibu, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,278 people), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (733 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (668 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Malibu, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (5.8 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (4.53 times), and Management Occupations (1.99 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Malibu, CA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($211,086), Legal Occupations ($203,393), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($158,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.31k

2017 Value

± 608

4.21%

1 Year growth

± 12.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Malibu, CA grew at a rate of 4.21%, from 6.05k employees to 6.31k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Malibu, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,076 people), Information (923 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (847 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Malibu, CA, though some of these residents may live in Malibu, 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 Malibu, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,076 people), Information (923 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (847 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Malibu, CA has an unusually high number of Information (6.85 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.63 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Malibu, CA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($203,693), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($149,053), and Manufacturing ($122,778).

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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

94.3% of the population of Malibu, CA has health coverage, with 40.5% on employee plans, 4.17% on Medicaid, 18.1% on Medicare, 31.1% on non-group plans, and 0.358% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Malibu, CA see 1391 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.361% increase from the previous year (1386 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1199 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 343 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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1,391 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see an average of 1,391 patients per year. This represents a 0.361% increase from the previous year (1,386 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Los Angeles 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%).

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

5.75%

Uninsured

40.5%

Employer Coverage

4.17%

Medicaid

18.1%

Medicare

31.1%

Non-Group

0.358%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Malibu, CA declined by 11.6% from 6.5% to 5.75%.

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

Malibu, CA is home to a population of 12.9k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 13.6% of Malibu, CA residents were born outside of the country (1.75k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Malibu, CA is composed of 10.5k White Alone residents (81.9%), 1.06k Hispanic or Latino residents (8.21%), 587 Two or More Races residents (4.56%), 458 Asian Alone residents (3.56%), 219 Black or African American Alone residents (1.7%), 7 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0544%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

51

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.3

57

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Malibu, CA was 51.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 51, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 57. But people in Malibu, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Malibu, CA residents was 52.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.75k people

17%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.18k people

As of 2017, 13.6% of Malibu, CA residents (1.75k people) 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 Malibu, CA was 17%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

95.4%

2017 Citizenship

92.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.4% of Malibu, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Malibu, CA was 92.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    10.5k ± 454

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.06k ± 359

  3. Two or More Races

    587 ± 234

In 2017, there were 9.97 times more White Alone residents (10.5k people) in Malibu, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.06k Hispanic or Latino and 587 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    158 ± 86

  2. Korea

    116 ± 56

  3. World War II

    64 ± 44

Malibu, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Malibu, CA was $1.97M in 2017, which is 8.59 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $1.8M to $1.97M, a 9.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Malibu, CA is 73.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Malibu, CA have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Malibu, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$1.97M

2017 Median

± $328,680

$1.8M

2016 Median

± $344,091

In 2017, the median property value in Malibu, CA grew to to $1.97M from the previous year's value of $1.8M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Malibu, 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 Malibu, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ 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.

$134,282

Median Household Income

± $13,073

5.5k

Number of Households

± 487

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.5k households in Malibu, CA grew to $134,282 from the previous year's value of $116,904.

The following chart displays the households in Malibu, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

73.6%

2017 Homeownership

70.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.6% of the housing units in Malibu, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

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

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Malibu, CA have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.02% of the workforce in Malibu, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    70.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    17.4%

  3. Carpooled

    5.65%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Malibu, CA was Drove Alone (70.4%), followed by those who Worked At Home (17.4%) and those who Carpooled (5.65%).

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

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