Mendota, CA

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2020 Population
12,173
5.57% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
24.9
8.12% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
38.5%
5.77% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$36,376
16.5% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$173,600
9.39% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Mendota, CA had a population of 12.2k people with a median age of 24.9 and a median household income of $36,376. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Mendota, CA grew from 11,531 to 12,173, a 5.57% increase and its median household income grew from $31,237 to $36,376, a 16.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mendota, CA are Other (Hispanic) (62.5%), White (Hispanic) (32.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (3.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.986%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.296%).

None of the households in Mendota, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

56.9% of the residents in Mendota, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Mendota, CA was $173,600, and the homeownership rate was 47.5%.

Most people in Mendota, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Mendota, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Mendota, CA is home to a population of 12.2k people, from which 56.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 52.3% of Mendota, CA residents were born outside of the country (6.37k people).

In 2020, there were 1.93 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (7.61k people) in Mendota, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.93k White (Hispanic) and 438 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

56.9%
2020 Citizenship
53.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 56.9% of Mendota, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Mendota, CA was 53.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mendota, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    7.61k ± 928
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.93k ± 917
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    438 ± 404
96%
Hispanic Population
11.7k people

In 2020, there were 1.93 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (7.61k people) in Mendota, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.93k White (Hispanic) and 438 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

96% of the people in Mendota, CA are hispanic (11.7k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

52.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
6.37k people
54%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.23k people

As of 2020, 52.3% of Mendota, CA residents (6.37k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mendota, CA was 54%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    25 ± 37
  2. Vietnam
    9 ± 33
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 36

Mendota, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 2.78 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Mendota, CA employs 4.26k people. The largest industries in Mendota, CA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,526 people), Retail Trade (329 people), and Manufacturing (255 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($40,909), Wholesale Trade ($40,531), and Public Administration ($36,250).

Occupations

4.26k
2020 Value
± 517
3.4%
1 Year growth
± 16.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Mendota, CA grew at a rate of 3.4%, from 4.12k employees to 4.26k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mendota, CA, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2,503 people), Sales & Related Occupations (237 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (204 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mendota, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.26k
2020 Value
± 517
3.4%
1 Year growth
± 16.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Mendota, CA grew at a rate of 3.4%, from 4.12k employees to 4.26k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mendota, CA, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,526 people), Retail Trade (329 people), and Manufacturing (255 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mendota, CA, though some of these residents may live in Mendota, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$20,409
Median earning men ± $2,219
$12,797
Median earning women ± $2,259

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($41,063), Construction ($40,909), and Manufacturing ($33,490).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($25,797), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($25,526), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($23,262).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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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. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

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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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

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. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

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

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Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.74% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.99% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (7.14M), High School or Equivalent (6.69M), and Bachelors Degree (6.15M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Mendota, CA was $173,600 in 2020, which is 0.755 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $158,700 to $173,600, a 9.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Mendota, CA is 47.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Mendota, CA have an average commute time of 34.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mendota, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$173,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$15,134
$1,347
Median Property Taxes
±$251

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mendota, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Mendota, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

47.5%
Homeownership
2020
75.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 47.5% of the housing units in Mendota, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 39.1%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 83.01
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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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.
$36,376
Median Household Income
± $4,588
2.84k
Number of Households
± 397

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.84k households in Mendota, CA grew to $36,376 from the previous year's value of $31,237.

The following chart displays the households in Mendota, 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 $10k - $15k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mendota, CA is from California.
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California

In 2020, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.321% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (52.5%)
  2. Carpooled (41.3%)
  3. Other (3.11%)

In 2020, 52.5% of workers in Mendota, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (41.3%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (3.11%).

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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Commute Time

34.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mendota, CA have a longer commute time (34.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 8.46% of the workforce in Mendota, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mendota, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mendota, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

38.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mendota, CA (4.66k out of 12.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mendota, 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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87.3% of the population of Mendota, CA has health coverage, with 12.1% on employee plans, 67.6% on Medicaid, 2.03% on Medicare, 5.51% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Fresno County, CA see 1493 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.201% increase from the previous year (1490 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1611 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 267 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,493 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fresno County, CA

Primary care physicians in Fresno County, CA see an average of 1,493 patients per year. This represents a 0.201% increase from the previous year (1,490 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fresno County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 40.6% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 32.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.88% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

12.7%
Uninsured
12.1%
Employer Coverage
67.6%
Medicaid
2.03%
Medicare
5.51%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mendota, CA declined by 27.7% from 17.6% to 12.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mendota, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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