Nevada County, CA

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Population

98,838

0.202% growth

Median Age

49.8


Median Household Income

$60,610

5.54% growth

Poverty Rate

12.1%


Number of Employees

42,302

2.55% growth

Median Property Value

$379,800

6.72% growth

About

In 2017, Nevada County, CA had a population of 98.8k people with a median age of 49.8 and a median household income of $60,610. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Nevada County, CA grew from 98,639 to 98,838, a 0.202% increase and its median household income grew from $57,429 to $60,610, a 5.54% increase.

The population of Nevada County, CA is 85.4% White Alone, 9.22% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.78% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Nevada County, CA speak a non-English language, and 97% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Nevada County, CA is $379,800, and the homeownership rate is 74.2%. Most people in Nevada County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Nevada County, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Nevada County, CA employs 42.3k people. The largest industries in Nevada County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,552 people), Retail Trade (4,663 people), and Construction (3,415 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,536), Public Administration ($65,395), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,202).

Median household income in Nevada County, CA is $60,610. Males in Nevada 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 Nevada County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,610

2017 value

± $2,262

5.54%

1 Year Growth

± 5.52%

Households in Nevada County, CA have a median annual income of $60,610, 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 $57,429 in 2016, which represents a 5.54% 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 Nevada 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 12.03

  2. Census Tract 12.05

  3. Census Tract 12.04

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nevada County, CA was Census Tract 12.03 with a value of $115,457, followed by Census Tract 12.05 and Census Tract 12.04, with respective values of $96,429 and $91,250.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Nevada 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

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nevada County, CA (11.9k out of 97.8k 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 Males 55 - 64 and then Females 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

    10,925 ± 861

  2. Hispanic

    1,574 ± 380

  3. Two Or More

    389 ± 165

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nevada County, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

42.3k

2017 Value

± 1,505

2.55%

1 Year growth

± 4.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Nevada County, CA grew at a rate of 2.55%, from 41.3k employees to 42.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nevada County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,521 people), Management Occupations (5,282 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,061 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nevada County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Nevada County, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,521 people), Management Occupations (5,282 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,061 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Nevada County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.51 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.44 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Nevada County, CA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($90,885), Legal Occupations ($90,455), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($82,740).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

42.3k

2017 Value

± 1,505

2.55%

1 Year growth

± 4.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Nevada County, CA grew at a rate of 2.55%, from 41.3k employees to 42.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nevada County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,552 people), Retail Trade (4,663 people), and Construction (3,415 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nevada County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Nevada 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 Nevada County, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,552 people), Retail Trade (4,663 people), and Construction (3,415 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Nevada County, CA has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.88 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.81 times), and Utilities (1.59 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Nevada County, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($80,536), Public Administration ($65,395), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,202).

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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

90.3% of the population of Nevada County, CA has health coverage, with 36% on employee plans, 15% on Medicaid, 18.7% on Medicare, 18.6% on non-group plans, and 2.01% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Nevada County, CA see 1236 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.74% decrease from the previous year (1284 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1152 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 160 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

1,236 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Nevada County, CA see an average of 1,236 patients per year. This represents a 3.74% decrease from the previous year (1,284 patients).

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

9.71%

Uninsured

36%

Employer Coverage

15%

Medicaid

18.7%

Medicare

18.6%

Non-Group

2.01%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nevada County, CA declined by 13.1% from 11.2% to 9.71%.

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

Nevada County, CA is home to a population of 98.8k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.04% of Nevada County, CA residents were born outside of the country (5.97k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Nevada County, CA is composed of 84.4k White Alone residents (85.4%), 9.11k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.22%), 2.75k Two or More Races residents (2.78%), 1.09k Asian Alone residents (1.1%), 670 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.678%), 541 Black or African American Alone residents (0.547%), 201 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.203%), and 90 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0911%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

50

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Nevada County, CA was 49.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Nevada County, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Nevada County, CA residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.04%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.97k people

6.35%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

6.27k people

As of 2017, 6.04% of Nevada County, CA residents (5.97k people) 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 Nevada County, CA was 6.35%, 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

97%

2017 Citizenship

96.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97% of Nevada County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Nevada County, CA was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    84.4k ± 160

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9.11k ± 1.05k

  3. Two or More Races

    2.75k ± 342

In 2017, there were 9.26 times more White Alone residents (84.4k people) in Nevada County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.11k Hispanic or Latino and 2.75k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Nevada 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 Nevada 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 Nevada County, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Nevada 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

    3,523 ± 385

  2. Korea

    1,021 ± 195

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    752 ± 262

Nevada County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nevada County, CA was $379,800 in 2017, which is 1.75 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $355,900 to $379,800, a 6.72% increase. The homeownership rate in Nevada County, CA is 74.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Nevada County, CA have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Nevada 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.

$60,610

Median Household Income

± $2,262

40.4k

Number of Households

± 1,355

In 2017, the median household income of the 40.4k households in Nevada County, CA grew to $60,610 from the previous year's value of $57,429.

The following chart displays the households in Nevada 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

$379,800

2017 Median

± $6,995

$355,900

2016 Median

± $7,561

In 2017, the median property value in Nevada County, CA grew to to $379,800 from the previous year's value of $355,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Nevada 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 Nevada 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 Nevada County, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nevada County, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

74.2%

2017 Homeownership

72.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.2% of the housing units in Nevada County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.1%.

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

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nevada County, CA have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.79% of the workforce in Nevada County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    10.4%

  3. Carpooled

    8.57%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Nevada County, CA was Drove Alone (74.4%), followed by those who Worked At Home (10.4%) and those who Carpooled (8.57%).

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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