Napa County, CA

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Population

141,005

0.129% growth

Median Age

40.8


Median Household Income

$79,637

6.74% growth

Poverty Rate

8.21%


Number of Employees

71,110

1.74% growth

Median Property Value

$560,500

11.4% growth

About

In 2017, Napa County, CA had a population of 141k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $79,637. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Napa County, CA grew from 140,823 to 141,005, a 0.129% increase and its median household income grew from $74,609 to $79,637, a 6.74% increase.

The population of Napa County, CA is 53.2% White Alone, 33.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.76% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Napa County, CA speak a non-English language, and 88.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Napa County, CA are Napa Valley College (1,013 degrees awarded in 2016), Pacific Union College (417 degrees), and LeMelange Academy of Hair (52 degrees).

The median property value in Napa County, CA is $560,500, and the homeownership rate is 63.1%. Most people in Napa County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Napa County, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Napa County, CA employs 71.1k people. The largest industries in Napa County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,719 people), Manufacturing (9,196 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (7,699 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($75,877), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,464), and Utilities ($71,838).

Median household income in Napa County, CA is $79,637. Males in Napa 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 Napa County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,637

2017 value

± $1,895

6.74%

1 Year Growth

± 3.23%

Households in Napa County, CA have a median annual income of $79,637, 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 $74,609 in 2016, which represents a 6.74% 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 Napa 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 2014.02

  2. Census Tract 2011.01

  3. Census Tract 2014.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Napa County, CA was Census Tract 2014.02 with a value of $132,361, followed by Census Tract 2011.01 and Census Tract 2014.01, with respective values of $115,417 and $112,183.

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

8.21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Napa County, CA (11.3k out of 137k 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 35 - 44, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 35 - 44.

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

    7,159 ± 606

  2. Hispanic

    4,833 ± 503

  3. Other

    2,169 ± 338

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

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

71.1k

2017 Value

± 1,705

1.74%

1 Year growth

± 3.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Napa County, CA grew at a rate of 1.74%, from 69.9k employees to 71.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Napa County, CA, are Management Occupations (9,000 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,267 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,005 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Napa County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Napa County, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (9,000 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,267 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,005 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Napa County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.39 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.37 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Napa County, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($105,957), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($102,799), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($99,080).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

71.1k

2017 Value

± 1,705

1.74%

1 Year growth

± 3.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Napa County, CA grew at a rate of 1.74%, from 69.9k employees to 71.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Napa County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,719 people), Manufacturing (9,196 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (7,699 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Napa County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Napa 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 Napa County, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,719 people), Manufacturing (9,196 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (7,699 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Napa County, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.57 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.42 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Napa County, CA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($75,877), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,464), and Utilities ($71,838).

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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 ($157B) and Gasoline ($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

92.6% of the population of Napa County, CA has health coverage, with 50.9% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 0.761% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Napa County, CA see 1025 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.28% increase from the previous year (1012 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1185 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 215 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

1,025 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Napa County, CA see an average of 1,025 patients per year. This represents a 1.28% increase from the previous year (1,012 patients).

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

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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

7.45%

Uninsured

50.9%

Employer Coverage

13.7%

Medicaid

12.4%

Medicare

14.8%

Non-Group

0.761%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Napa County, CA declined by 18.6% from 9.15% to 7.45%.

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

Napa County, CA is home to a population of 141k people, from which 88.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 21.9% of Napa County, CA residents were born outside of the country (30.9k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Napa County, CA is composed of 75k White Alone residents (53.2%), 47.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (33.7%), 10.9k Asian Alone residents (7.76%), 3.46k Two or More Races residents (2.46%), 2.88k Black or African American Alone residents (2.04%), 493 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.35%), 395 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.28%), and 279 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.198%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Napa County, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Napa County, CA was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Napa County, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Napa County, CA residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

21.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

30.9k people

22.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

32.2k people

As of 2017, 21.9% of Napa County, CA residents (30.9k people) 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 Napa County, CA was 22.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

88.1%

2017 Citizenship

86.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.1% of Napa County, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Napa County, CA was 86.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    75k ± 220

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    47.5k ± 2.21k

  3. Asian Alone

    10.9k ± 293

In 2017, there were 1.58 times more White Alone residents (75k people) in Napa County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47.5k Hispanic or Latino and 10.9k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Napa County, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Napa County, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Napa County, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,102 ± 298

  2. Korea

    974 ± 148

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    754 ± 175

Napa County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Napa County, CA awarded 1,482 degrees. The student population of Napa County, CA is skewed towards women, with 3,270 male students and 4,355 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Napa County, CA are Hispanic or Latino (572 and 38.9%), followed by White (411 and 28%), Asian (263 and 17.9%), and Black or African American (85 and 5.79%).

The largest universities in Napa County, CA by number of degrees awarded are Napa Valley College (1,013 and 68.4%), Pacific Union College (417 and 28.1%), and LeMelange Academy of Hair (52 and 3.51%).

The most popular majors in Napa County, CA are Biological & Physical Sciences (235 and 15.9%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (215 and 14.5%), and Registered Nursing (176 and 11.9%).

The median tuition costs in Napa County, CA are $27,999 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 235 degrees awarded

  2. 121 degrees awarded

  3. 116 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Napa County, CA was Biological & Physical Sciences with 235 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Napa County, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,013 degrees awarded

  2. 417 degrees awarded

  3. 52 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$27,999

Median Private

In 2016, the Napa County, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Napa Valley College with 1,013 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

499

Degrees Awarded to Men

983

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 499 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Napa County, CA, which is 0.508 times less than the 983 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    572 degrees awarded

  2. White

    411 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    263 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Napa County, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 572 degrees mean that there were 1.39 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 411 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Napa County, CA was $560,500 in 2017, which is 2.58 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $503,100 to $560,500, a 11.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Napa County, CA is 63.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Napa County, CA have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Napa County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$79,637

Median Household Income

± $1,895

49k

Number of Households

± 1,220

In 2017, the median household income of the 49k households in Napa County, CA grew to $79,637 from the previous year's value of $74,609.

The following chart displays the households in Napa 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

$560,500

2017 Median

± $8,513

$503,100

2016 Median

± $12,286

In 2017, the median property value in Napa County, CA grew to to $560,500 from the previous year's value of $503,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Napa 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 Napa County, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

63.1%

2017 Homeownership

61.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 63.1% of the housing units in Napa County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Napa 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 Napa County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Napa County, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Napa County, CA have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.09% of the workforce in Napa County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.1%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.56%

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

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