Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA

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2022 Population
105,238
0.0656% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
50.3
0.399% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.4%
0.238% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$78,880
6.55% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$552,700
17.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA had a population of 105k people with a median age of 50.3 and a median household income of $78,880. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA grew from 105,169 to 105,238, a 0.0656% increase and its median household income grew from $74,031 to $78,880, a 6.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.2%), White (Hispanic) (4.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.43%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.33%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.4%).

8.65% of the households in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.7% of the residents in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA are Paul Mitchell the School-North Tahoe (19 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was $552,700, and the homeownership rate was 75.1%.

Most people in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA is home to a population of 105k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.27% of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (6.59k people).

In 2022, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.5k people) in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.16k White (Hispanic) and 4.66k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA are Spanish (5,092 households), German (636 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (495 households).

Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    87.5k ± 422
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.16k ± 696
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.66k ± 506
10%
Hispanic Population
10.5k people

In 2022, there were 17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (87.5k people) in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.16k White (Hispanic) and 4.66k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10% of the people in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA are hispanic (10.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.27%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.59k people
6.02%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.34k people

As of 2022, 6.27% of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA residents (6.59k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was 6.02%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,092 households (5.04%)
  2. German
    636 households (0.63%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    495 households (0.49%)

8.65% of the households in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was Spanish. 5.04% of the households in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,934 ± 413
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,009 ± 286
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    809 ± 231

Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA employs 39.6k people. The largest industries in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA are Construction (3,498 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,542 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,306 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric & gas, and other combinations ($237,799), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($196,258), and Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($189,403).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
19,357
Women
49.9%
19,434
Men
50.1%

The workforce of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA in 2020 was 38,791 people, with 49.9% woman, and 50.1% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA.

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Occupations

39.6k
2022 Value
−2.19%
1 Year decline
± −2.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −2.19%, from 40.4k employees to 39.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA, are Other managers (1,762 people), Retail salespersons (1,096 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,000 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

39.6k
2022 Value
−2.19%
1 Year decline
± −2.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −2.19%, from 40.4k employees to 39.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA, are Construction (3,498 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,542 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,306 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,617
Median earning men ± $4,260
$36,957
Median earning women ± $1,875

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,556), Wholesale Trade ($85,238), and Information ($83,892).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($97,313), Public Administration ($56,797), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,760).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler 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 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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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.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 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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Education

In 2022, universities in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA awarded 19 degrees. The student population of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 8 male students and 14 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA are White (10 and 52.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (4 and 21.1%), Two or More Races (4 and 21.1%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (1 and 5.26%).

The largest universities in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Paul Mitchell the School-North Tahoe (19 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA are Barbering (13 and 68.4%) and General Cosmetology (6 and 31.6%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.535% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.629% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA in 2022 were Some college (24.2k), Bachelors Degree (20.3k), and High School or Equivalent (19.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was $552,700 in 2022, which is 1.96 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $469,400 to $552,700, a 17.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA is 75.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA is $78,880. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

Property

$552,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,080
$31,940
Median Property Taxes
±$1,224

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

75.1%
Homeownership
2022
65.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.1% of the housing units in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$78,880
Median Household Income
± $3,414
42.6k
Number of Households
± 1,614

In 2022, the median household income of the 42.6k households in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA grew to $78,880 from the previous year's value of $74,031.

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Wage Distribution

0.492
2022 Wage GINI in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA
0.489
2021 Wage GINI in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA

In 2022, the income inequality in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was 0.492 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.651% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (67.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (21.5%)
  3. Carpooled (6.64%)

In 2022, 67.7% of workers in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (21.5%) and those who carpooled to work (6.64%).

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.87% of the workforce in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA (10.9k out of 104k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, 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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Health

94.2% of the population of Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 36.6% on employee plans, 18.2% on Medicaid, 20.5% on Medicare, 17.3% on non-group plans, and 1.58% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in California see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1254 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1,254 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.9% under 18 years, 14.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 28.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.78%
Uninsured
36.6%
Employer Coverage
18.2%
Medicaid
20.5%
Medicare
17.3%
Non-Group
1.58%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nevada & Sierra Counties PUMA, CA grew by 0.173% from 5.77% to 5.78%.

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