Mojave, CA

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2019 Population
3,855
8.87% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
37.2
15.5% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
34.8%
4.38% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$27,333
9.52% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$105,800
7.63% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
1,304
1.44% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Mojave, CA had a population of 3.86k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $27,333. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Mojave, CA declined from 4,230 to 3,855, a −8.87% decrease and its median household income grew from $24,958 to $27,333, a 9.52% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mojave, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (29.8%), White (Hispanic) (24.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.2%), Other (Hispanic) (12.8%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.93%). 0% of the households in Mojave, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94% of the residents in Mojave, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Mojave, CA was $105,800, and the homeownership rate was 34.4%. Most people in Mojave, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Mojave, CA was 1 car per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in California (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Mojave, CA is home to a population of 3.86k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2019, 41.2% of Mojave, CA residents were born outside of the country (1.59k people).

In 2019, there were 1.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.15k people) in Mojave, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 955 White (Hispanic) and 855 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mojave, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.15k ± 277
  2. White (Hispanic)
    955 ± 330
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    855 ± 308
40.3%
Hispanic Population
1.56k people

In 2019, there were 1.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.15k people) in Mojave, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 955 White (Hispanic) and 855 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

40.3% of the people in Mojave, CA are hispanic (1.56k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

41.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.59k people
8.56%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
362 people

As of 2019, 41.2% of Mojave, CA residents (1.59k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mojave, CA was 8.56%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 7.4
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Mojave, CA was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Mojave, CA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Mojave, CA residents was 32.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,083,367 ± 46,962 people
  2. Philippines
    839,299 ± 22,251 people
  3. China
    667,994 ± 19,895 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,083,367 California residents, followed by Philippines with 839,299 and China with 667,994.

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Citizenship

94%
2019 Citizenship
96.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 94% of Mojave, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Mojave, CA was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    118 ± 76
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    32 ± 39
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    9 ± 22

Mojave, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Mojave, CA is $27,333. In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Mojave, CA was Census Tract 55.06 with a value of $69,392, followed by Census Tract 59 and N/A, with respective values of $24,510 and N/A.

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,156. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Mojave, CA employs 1.3k people. The largest industries in Mojave, CA are Manufacturing (174 people), Retail Trade (167 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (124 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($83,917), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,646), and Public Administration ($56,389).

Wages

Median Household Income

$27,333
2019 value
± $10,893
9.52%
1 Year Growth
± 57.7%

Households in Mojave, CA have a median annual income of $27,333, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $24,958 in 2018, which represents a 9.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$78,556
Average Male Salary in California
± $756
$62,156
Average Female Salary in California
± $629

In 2019, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California 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 in California
  1. Asian
    $73,480 ± $1,183
  2. White
    $65,253 ± $608
  3. Two or More Races
    $54,888 ± $1,917

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in California.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mojave, CA is from California.
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California
0.5
2018 Wage GINI in California

In 2019, the income inequality in California was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.144% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 55.06
  2. Census Tract 59
  3. N/A

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mojave, CA was Census Tract 55.06 with a value of $69,392, followed by Census Tract 59 and N/A, with respective values of $24,510 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

34.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mojave, CA (1.34k out of 3.86k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 18 - 24.

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
    566 ± 176
  2. Hispanic
    522 ± 170
  3. Black
    494 ± 212

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mojave, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

1.3k
2019 Value
± 246
−1.44%
1 Year decline
± 26.3%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mojave, CA declined at a rate of −1.44%, from 1.32k employees to 1.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mojave, CA, are Sales & Related Occupations (134 people), Production Occupations (113 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (112 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mojave, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mojave, CA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (134 people), Production Occupations (113 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (112 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mojave, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.9 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.82 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.06 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mojave, CA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($115,227), Management Occupations ($81,696), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($76,815).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.3k
2019 Value
± 246
−1.44%
1 Year decline
± 26.3%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mojave, CA declined at a rate of −1.44%, from 1.32k employees to 1.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mojave, CA, are Manufacturing (174 people), Retail Trade (167 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (124 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mojave, CA, though some of these residents may live in Mojave, 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 Mojave, CA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (174 people), Retail Trade (167 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (124 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mojave, CA has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.58 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (3.12 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mojave, CA, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($83,917), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,646), and Public Administration ($56,389).

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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. $379B
  2. $199B
  3. $157B

In 2018, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $379B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($199B) and Mixed freight ($157B).

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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$2.18T
2018 Value in California
$5.17T
Projected 2045 Value in California
137% growth

In 2018, total outbound California trade was $2.18T. This is expected to increase 137% to $5.17T 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. $86.9B
  2. $47.9B
  3. $39.1B

In 2018, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $86.9B, followed by Arizona with $47.9B and Washington and $39.1B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Kern County, CA went to Donald J. Trump with 53.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (40.4%), followed by Other (6.51%). The most partisan county was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kern County, CA
53.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in California
  1. 85% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 78.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in California was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in California colored by their party leaning.

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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 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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mojave, CA was $105,800 in 2019, which is 0.44 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $98,300 to $105,800, a 7.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Mojave, CA is 34.4%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Mojave, CA have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mojave, CA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$105,800
2019 Median
± $22,401
$98,300
2018 Median
± $23,305

In 2019, the median property value in Mojave, CA grew to to $105,800 from the previous year's value of $98,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mojave, 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 Mojave, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Household Income

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$27,333
Median Household Income
± $10,893
1.54k
Number of Households
± 259

In 2019, the median household income of the 1.54k households in Mojave, CA grew to $27,333 from the previous year's value of $24,958.

The following chart displays the households in Mojave, 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

34.4%
2019 Homeownership
31.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 34.4% of the housing units in Mojave, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 31.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mojave, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mojave, CA have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 4.38% of the workforce in Mojave, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (73.3%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.2%)

In 2019, 73.3% of workers in Mojave, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who worked at home (9.2%).

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

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mojave, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mojave, CA have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Health

93.1% of the population of Mojave, CA has health coverage, with 23.3% on employee plans, 48.7% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 8.22% on non-group plans, and 1.53% 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 Kern County, CA see 2043 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.09% increase from the previous year (2021 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1948 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 494 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17%). Additionally, Colusa County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,043 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kern County, CA

Primary care physicians in Kern County, CA see an average of 2,043 patients per year. This represents a 1.09% increase from the previous year (2,021 patients).

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

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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 in California
$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

6.93%
Uninsured
23.3%
Employer Coverage
48.7%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
8.22%
Non-Group
1.53%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mojave, CA declined by 30.6% from 9.98% to 6.93%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mojave, 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. 17% prevalence
  2. 16.9% prevalence
  3. 15.5% prevalence

Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 17%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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