Mariposa, CA

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Population

1,338

9.1% decline

Median Age

51.9


Median Household Income

$45,865

0.727% growth

Poverty Rate

13%


Number of Employees

587

1.18% decline

Median Property Value

$160,300

30.8% growth

About

In 2017, Mariposa, CA had a population of 1.34k people with a median age of 51.9 and a median household income of $45,865. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mariposa, CA declined from 1,472 to 1,338, a -9.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,534 to $45,865, a 0.727% increase.

The population of Mariposa, CA is 68.8% White Alone, 13.2% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 10% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Mariposa, CA speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Mariposa, CA is $160,300, and the homeownership rate is 48.9%. Most people in Mariposa, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 36.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Mariposa, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Mariposa, CA employs 587 people. The largest industries in Mariposa, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (156 people), Retail Trade (115 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (109 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($60,787), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($38,667), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($37,821).

Median household income in Mariposa, CA is $45,865. Males in Mariposa, 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 Mariposa, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,865

2017 value

± $6,564

0.727%

1 Year Growth

± 19.5%

Households in Mariposa, CA have a median annual income of $45,865, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,534 in 2016, which represents a 0.727% 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 Mariposa, 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mariposa, CA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mariposa, CA (168 out of 1.3k 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 65 - 74, followed by Females 25 - 34 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. White

    103 ± 71

  2. Two Or More

    65 ± 84

  3. Hispanic

    46 ± 72

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

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

587

2017 Value

± 191

-1.18%

1 Year decline

± 47.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mariposa, CA declined at a rate of -1.18%, from 594 employees to 587 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mariposa, CA, are Sales & Related Occupations (145 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (78 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (78 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mariposa, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mariposa, CA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (145 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (78 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (78 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mariposa, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (19.7 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (3.92 times), and Sales & Related Occupations (2.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mariposa, CA, by median earnings, are Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($41,591), Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($39,917), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($38,333).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

587

2017 Value

± 191

-1.18%

1 Year decline

± 47.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mariposa, CA declined at a rate of -1.18%, from 594 employees to 587 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mariposa, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (156 people), Retail Trade (115 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (109 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mariposa, CA, though some of these residents may live in Mariposa, 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 Mariposa, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (156 people), Retail Trade (115 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (109 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mariposa, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11.2 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (8.44 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mariposa, CA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($60,787), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($38,667), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($37,821).

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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

100% of the population of Mariposa, CA has health coverage, with 38.8% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 26.8% on Medicare, 17.3% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Mariposa, CA see 2922 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.848% decrease from the previous year (2947 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1934 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 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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2,922 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Mariposa County, CA see an average of 2,922 patients per year. This represents a 0.848% decrease from the previous year (2,947 patients).

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

0%

Uninsured

38.8%

Employer Coverage

15.7%

Medicaid

26.8%

Medicare

17.3%

Non-Group

1.54%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mariposa, CA declined by 100% from 15.9% to 0%.

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

Mariposa, CA is home to a population of 1.34k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.31% of Mariposa, CA residents were born outside of the country (71 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Mariposa, CA is composed of 921 White Alone residents (68.8%), 176 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (13.2%), 134 Hispanic or Latino residents (10%), 59 Black or African American Alone residents (4.41%), 48 Two or More Races residents (3.59%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

54

Median Native-Born Age

± 8.5

28

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 33.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mariposa, CA was 51.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 54, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 28. But people in Mariposa, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Mariposa, CA residents was 52.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.31%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

71 people

4.48%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

66 people

As of 2017, 5.31% of Mariposa, CA residents (71 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 Mariposa, CA was 4.48%, 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

97.4%

2017 Citizenship

97.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.4% of Mariposa, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mariposa, CA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    921 ± 184

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    176 ± 178

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    134 ± 102

In 2017, there were 5.23 times more White Alone residents (921 people) in Mariposa, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 176 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 134 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    39 ± 36

  2. Korea

    19 ± 23

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    9 ± 19

Mariposa, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mariposa, CA was $160,300 in 2017, which is 0.698 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $122,600 to $160,300, a 30.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Mariposa, CA is 48.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mariposa, CA have an average commute time of 36.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mariposa, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$160,300

2017 Median

± $22,956

$122,600

2016 Median

± $71,034

In 2017, the median property value in Mariposa, CA grew to to $160,300 from the previous year's value of $122,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mariposa, 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 Mariposa, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k 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.

$45,865

Median Household Income

± $6,564

734

Number of Households

± 178

In 2017, the median household income of the 734 households in Mariposa, CA grew to $45,865 from the previous year's value of $45,534.

The following chart displays the households in Mariposa, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

48.9%

2017 Homeownership

37.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 48.9% of the housing units in Mariposa, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 37.9%.

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

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Commute Time

36.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mariposa, CA have a longer commute time (36.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 21% of the workforce in Mariposa, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.6%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Walked

    7.51%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mariposa, CA was Drove Alone (67.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.1%) and those who Walked (7.51%).

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

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