Modoc County, CA

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Population

9,017

0.177% decline

Median Age

47.8


Median Household Income

$39,296

4.61% decline

Poverty Rate

18.1%


Number of Employees

3,231

8.5% decline

Median Property Value

$143,100

1.04% decline

About

In 2017, Modoc County, CA had a population of 9.02k people with a median age of 47.8 and a median household income of $39,296. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Modoc County, CA declined from 9,033 to 9,017, a -0.177% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,194 to $39,296, a -4.61% decrease.

The population of Modoc County, CA is 78% White Alone, 14.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 4% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 12.5% of the people in Modoc County, CA speak a non-English language, and 94.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Modoc County, CA is $143,100, and the homeownership rate is 73%. Most people in Modoc County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 12.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Modoc County, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Modoc County, CA employs 3.23k people. The largest industries in Modoc County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (543 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (517 people), and Retail Trade (376 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,019), Public Administration ($60,515), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,389).

Median household income in Modoc County, CA is $39,296. Males in Modoc County, 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 Modoc County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,296

2017 value

± $4,907

-4.61%

1 Year Growth

± 16.3%

Households in Modoc County, CA have a median annual income of $39,296, 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 $41,194 in 2016, which represents a -4.61% 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 Modoc County, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Modoc County, CA 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 Modoc County, CA 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 Modoc County, CA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Modoc County, 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 3

  2. Census Tract 4

  3. Census Tract 2

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Modoc County, CA was Census Tract 3 with a value of $43,229, followed by Census Tract 4 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $42,578 and $34,785.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Modoc County, CA (1.58k out of 8.73k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    1,384 ± 279

  2. Hispanic

    364 ± 168

  3. Native American

    105 ± 65

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Modoc County, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

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

3.23k

2017 Value

± 381

-8.5%

1 Year decline

± 17.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Modoc County, CA declined at a rate of -8.5%, from 3.53k employees to 3.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Modoc County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (493 people), Management Occupations (415 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (343 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Modoc County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Modoc County, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (493 people), Management Occupations (415 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (343 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Modoc County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (15.7 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.76 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Modoc County, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($85,278), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($81,563), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($68,578).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.23k

2017 Value

± 381

-8.5%

1 Year decline

± 17.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Modoc County, CA declined at a rate of -8.5%, from 3.53k employees to 3.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Modoc County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (543 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (517 people), and Retail Trade (376 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Modoc County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Modoc County, 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 Modoc County, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (543 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (517 people), and Retail Trade (376 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Modoc County, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (13.5 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.83 times), and Public Administration (1.58 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Modoc County, CA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,019), Public Administration ($60,515), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,389).

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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 with $157B and Gasoline and $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

84% of the population of Modoc County, CA has health coverage, with 29.1% on employee plans, 23.3% on Medicaid, 21.4% on Medicare, 8.13% on non-group plans, and 2.04% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Modoc County, CA see 1494 patients per year on average, which represents a 17.2% decrease from the previous year (1805 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1256 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 314 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

1,494 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Modoc County, CA see an average of 1,494 patients per year. This represents a 17.2% decrease from the previous year (1,805 patients).

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

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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%).

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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

16%

Uninsured

29.1%

Employer Coverage

23.3%

Medicaid

21.4%

Medicare

8.13%

Non-Group

2.04%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Modoc County, CA grew by 11.8% from 14.4% to 16%.

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

Modoc County, CA is home to a population of 9.02k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.11% of Modoc County, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Modoc County, CA is composed of 7.04k White Alone residents (78%), 1.32k Hispanic or Latino residents (14.6%), 361 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (4%), 131 Two or More Races residents (1.45%), 96 Asian Alone residents (1.06%), 65 Black or African American Alone residents (0.721%), 8 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0887%), and 4 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0444%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Modoc County, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (906 speakers), Italian (67 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (54 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

48

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Modoc County, CA was 47.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Modoc County, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Modoc County, CA residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.11%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.25%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 7.11% of Modoc County, CA residents 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 Modoc County, CA was 6.25%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Modoc County, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Modoc County, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

94.3%

2017 Citizenship

95%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.3% of Modoc County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Modoc County, CA was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    7.04k ± 6

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.32k ± 135

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    361 ± 86

In 2017, there were 5.34 times more White Alone residents (7.04k people) in Modoc County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k Hispanic or Latino and 361 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    906 speakers (10.3%)

  2. Italian

    67 speakers (0.763%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    54 speakers (0.615%)

12.5% of Modoc County, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Modoc County, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 10.3% of the overall population of Modoc County, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.763% speak Italian and 0.615% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    338 ± 113

  2. World War II

    65 ± 37

  3. Korea

    39 ± 34

Modoc County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Modoc County, CA was $143,100 in 2017, which is 0.658 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $144,600 to $143,100, a 1.04% decrease. The homeownership rate in Modoc County, CA is 73%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Modoc County, CA have an average commute time of 12.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Modoc County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$39,296

Median Household Income

± $4,907

3.64k

Number of Households

± 368

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.64k households in Modoc County, CA declined from $39,296 from the previous year's value of $41,194.

The following chart displays the households in Modoc County, 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 range.

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Housing

Property Value

$143,100

2017 Median

± $29,558

$144,600

2016 Median

± $24,596

In 2017, the median property value in Modoc County, CA declined from to $143,100 from the previous year's value of $144,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Modoc County, 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 Modoc County, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Modoc County, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Modoc County, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

73%

2017 Homeownership

74.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73% of the housing units in Modoc County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Modoc County, 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 Modoc County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Modoc County, CA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

12.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Modoc County, CA have a shorter commute time (12.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.954% of the workforce in Modoc County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    70.3%

  2. Worked At Home

    15.1%

  3. Carpooled

    7.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Modoc County, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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