Mono County, CA

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Population

14,058

0.0498% growth

Median Age

38.3


Median Household Income

$60,595

2.81% growth

Poverty Rate

9.88%


Number of Employees

7,864

2.9% growth

Median Property Value

$311,700

8.95% growth

About

In 2017, Mono County, CA had a population of 14.1k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $60,595. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mono County, CA grew from 14,051 to 14,058, a 0.0498% increase and its median household income grew from $58,937 to $60,595, a 2.81% increase.

The population of Mono County, CA is 66.1% White Alone, 27.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.23% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 22.8% of the people in Mono County, CA speak a non-English language, and 85.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Mono County, CA is $311,700, and the homeownership rate is 56.1%. Most people in Mono County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Mono County, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Mono County, CA employs 7.86k people. The largest industries in Mono County, CA are Accommodation & Food Services (1,772 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (962 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (803 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($110,580), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($93,370), and Manufacturing ($85,393).

Median household income in Mono County, CA is $60,595. Males in Mono 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 Mono County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,595

2017 value

± $6,356

2.81%

1 Year Growth

± 14.7%

Households in Mono County, CA have a median annual income of $60,595, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,937 in 2016, which represents a 2.81% 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 Mono County, CA 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 Mono 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mono 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 1.01

  2. Census Tract 2

  3. Census Tract 1.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mono County, CA was Census Tract 1.01 with a value of $65,085, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 1.02, with respective values of $55,799 and $51,842.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Mono County, 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

9.88% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mono County, CA (1.38k out of 13.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 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

    1,146 ± 336

  2. Hispanic

    504 ± 215

  3. Asian

    89 ± 128

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

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

7.86k

2017 Value

± 904

2.9%

1 Year growth

± 15.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mono County, CA grew at a rate of 2.9%, from 7.64k employees to 7.86k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mono County, CA, are Management Occupations (1,226 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,060 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (752 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mono County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mono County, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,226 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,060 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (752 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mono County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.69 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.54 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mono County, CA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($118,214), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($105,352), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($85,982).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.86k

2017 Value

± 904

2.9%

1 Year growth

± 15.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mono County, CA grew at a rate of 2.9%, from 7.64k employees to 7.86k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mono County, CA, are Accommodation & Food Services (1,772 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (962 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (803 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mono County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Mono 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 Mono County, CA, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (1,772 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (962 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (803 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Mono County, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.83 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (5.56 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (3.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mono County, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($110,580), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($93,370), and Manufacturing ($85,393).

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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

83.2% of the population of Mono County, CA has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Mono County, CA see 1987 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.65% decrease from the previous year (2000 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1997 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 518 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

1,987 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Mono County, CA see an average of 1,987 patients per year. This represents a 0.65% decrease from the previous year (2,000 patients).

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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

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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

16.8%

Uninsured

40.8%

Employer Coverage

16.4%

Medicaid

11.8%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

1.07%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mono County, CA declined by 15.8% from 19.9% to 16.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mono 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

Mono County, CA is home to a population of 14.1k people, from which 85.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 17.4% of Mono County, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Mono County, CA is composed of 9.29k White Alone residents (66.1%), 3.82k Hispanic or Latino residents (27.1%), 314 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.23%), 310 Two or More Races residents (2.21%), 278 Asian Alone residents (1.98%), 53 Black or African American Alone residents (0.377%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mono County, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,773 speakers), Tagalog (116 speakers), and German (70 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.8

35

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mono County, CA was 38.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 35. But people in Mono County, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Mono County, CA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

17%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 17.4% of Mono County, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mono County, CA was 17%, 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 Mono County, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Mono County, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

85.4%

2017 Citizenship

86.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 85.4% of Mono County, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mono County, CA was 86.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    9.29k ± 19

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.82k ± 664

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    314 ± 29

In 2017, there were 2.43 times more White Alone residents (9.29k people) in Mono County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.82k Hispanic or Latino and 314 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 Mono County, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,773 speakers (20.7%)

  2. Tagalog

    116 speakers (0.865%)

  3. German

    70 speakers (0.522%)

22.8% of Mono County, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Mono County, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 20.7% of the overall population of Mono County, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.865% speak Tagalog and 0.522% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    201 ± 135

  2. Vietnam

    195 ± 98

  3. Korea

    68 ± 52

Mono County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mono County, CA was $311,700 in 2017, which is 1.43 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $286,100 to $311,700, a 8.95% increase. The homeownership rate in Mono County, CA is 56.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mono County, CA have an average commute time of 14.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mono 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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$60,595

Median Household Income

± $6,356

4.9k

Number of Households

± 572

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.9k households in Mono County, CA grew to $60,595 from the previous year's value of $58,937.

The following chart displays the households in Mono 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$311,700

2017 Median

± $38,126

$286,100

2016 Median

± $43,444

In 2017, the median property value in Mono County, CA grew to to $311,700 from the previous year's value of $286,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mono 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 Mono County, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

56.1%

2017 Homeownership

55.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.1% of the housing units in Mono County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.2%.

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

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Commute Time

14.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mono County, CA have a shorter commute time (14.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.15% of the workforce in Mono County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    44.8%

  2. Public Transit

    19.7%

  3. Walked

    11.1%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mono County, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Walked.

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