Palos Verdes Estates, CA

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Population

13,591

0.0663% growth

Median Age

50.2


Median Household Income

$180,815

9.94% decline

Poverty Rate

4.75%


Number of Employees

5,535

0.521% decline

Median Property Value

$1.64M

1.75% growth

About

In 2017, Palos Verdes Estates, CA had a population of 13.6k people with a median age of 50.2 and a median household income of $180,815. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Palos Verdes Estates, CA grew from 13,582 to 13,591, a 0.0663% increase and its median household income declined from $200,766 to $180,815, a -9.94% decrease.

The population of Palos Verdes Estates, CA is 65.5% White Alone, 20.4% Asian Alone, and 9.04% Hispanic or Latino. 23.4% of the people in Palos Verdes Estates, CA speak a non-English language, and 95.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Palos Verdes Estates, CA is $1.64M, and the homeownership rate is 86%. Most people in Palos Verdes Estates, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Palos Verdes Estates, CA is 3 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Palos Verdes Estates, CA employs 5.54k people. The largest industries in Palos Verdes Estates, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (879 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (731 people), and Finance & Insurance (700 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($203,750), Health Care & Social Assistance ($126,094), and Finance & Insurance ($124,297).

Median household income in Palos Verdes Estates, CA is $180,815. Males in Palos Verdes Estates, 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 Palos Verdes Estates, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$180,815

2017 value

± $33,515

-9.94%

1 Year Growth

± 26.5%

Households in Palos Verdes Estates, CA have a median annual income of $180,815, 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 $200,766 in 2016, which represents a -9.94% 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 Palos Verdes Estates, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Palos Verdes Estates, CA 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

  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 Palos Verdes Estates, 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 Palos Verdes Estates, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 6703.28

  2. Census Tract 6703.26

  3. Census Tract 6703.24

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palos Verdes Estates, CA was Census Tract 6703.28 with a value of $196,635, followed by Census Tract 6703.26 and Census Tract 6703.24, with respective values of $175,536 and $157,262.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.75% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palos Verdes Estates, CA (645 out of 13.6k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

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

    443 ± 152

  2. Asian

    155 ± 113

  3. Hispanic

    143 ± 114

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

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

5.54k

2017 Value

± 471

-0.521%

1 Year decline

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palos Verdes Estates, CA declined at a rate of -0.521%, from 5.56k employees to 5.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palos Verdes Estates, CA, are Management Occupations (1,242 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,093 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (435 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Palos Verdes Estates, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Palos Verdes Estates, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,242 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,093 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (435 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Palos Verdes Estates, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (5.05 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.41 times), and Management Occupations (2.2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Palos Verdes Estates, CA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($229,556), Transportation Occupations ($220,125), and Healthcare Support Occupations ($213,917).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.54k

2017 Value

± 471

-0.521%

1 Year decline

± 12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Palos Verdes Estates, CA declined at a rate of -0.521%, from 5.56k employees to 5.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palos Verdes Estates, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (879 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (731 people), and Finance & Insurance (700 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Palos Verdes Estates, CA, though some of these residents may live in Palos Verdes Estates, 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 Palos Verdes Estates, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (879 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (731 people), and Finance & Insurance (700 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Palos Verdes Estates, CA has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (4.11 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (2.7 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Palos Verdes Estates, CA, by median earnings, are Information ($203,750), Health Care & Social Assistance ($126,094), and Finance & Insurance ($124,297).

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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

97.8% of the population of Palos Verdes Estates, CA has health coverage, with 58.2% on employee plans, 2.71% on Medicaid, 20.4% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 0.537% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Palos Verdes Estates, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 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

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1281 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 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

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

2.19%

Uninsured

58.2%

Employer Coverage

2.71%

Medicaid

20.4%

Medicare

16%

Non-Group

0.537%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palos Verdes Estates, CA declined by 40% from 3.64% to 2.19%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Palos Verdes Estates, 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

Palos Verdes Estates, CA is home to a population of 13.6k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 18.5% of Palos Verdes Estates, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Palos Verdes Estates, CA is composed of 8.91k White Alone residents (65.5%), 2.78k Asian Alone residents (20.4%), 1.23k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.04%), 501 Two or More Races residents (3.69%), 89 Black or African American Alone residents (0.655%), 60 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.441%), 19 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.14%), and 10 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0736%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Palos Verdes Estates, CA are Chinese (756 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (693 speakers), and Japanese (351 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

48

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

56

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Palos Verdes Estates, CA was 50.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 56. But people in Palos Verdes Estates, CA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Palos Verdes Estates, CA residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

19%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 18.5% of Palos Verdes Estates, 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 Palos Verdes Estates, CA was 19%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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 Palos Verdes Estates, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Palos Verdes Estates, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

95.4%

2017 Citizenship

95.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.4% of Palos Verdes Estates, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Palos Verdes Estates, CA was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.91k ± 504

  2. Asian Alone

    2.78k ± 408

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.23k ± 402

In 2017, there were 3.21 times more White Alone residents (8.91k people) in Palos Verdes Estates, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.78k Asian Alone and 1.23k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Chinese

    756 speakers (5.79%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    693 speakers (5.31%)

  3. Japanese

    351 speakers (2.69%)

23.4% of Palos Verdes Estates, 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 Palos Verdes Estates, CA was Chinese. 5.79% of the overall population of Palos Verdes Estates, CA are native Chinese speakers. 5.31% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 2.69% speak Chinese, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    277 ± 101

  2. World War II

    131 ± 61

  3. Korea

    86 ± 48

Palos Verdes Estates, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Palos Verdes Estates, CA was $1.64M in 2017, which is 7.53 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $1.61M to $1.64M, a 1.75% increase. The homeownership rate in Palos Verdes Estates, CA is 86%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Palos Verdes Estates, CA have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Palos Verdes Estates, CA is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$180,815

Median Household Income

± $33,515

4.76k

Number of Households

± 379

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.76k households in Palos Verdes Estates, CA declined from $180,815 from the previous year's value of $200,766.

The following chart displays the households in Palos Verdes Estates, 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 $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$1.64M

2017 Median

± $70,092

$1.61M

2016 Median

± $76,882

In 2017, the median property value in Palos Verdes Estates, CA grew to to $1.64M from the previous year's value of $1.61M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Palos Verdes Estates, 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 Palos Verdes Estates, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

86%

2017 Homeownership

87.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 86% of the housing units in Palos Verdes Estates, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 87.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Palos Verdes Estates, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Palos Verdes Estates, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Palos Verdes Estates, CA have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

30.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palos Verdes Estates, CA have a longer commute time (30.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.14% of the workforce in Palos Verdes Estates, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.5%

  2. Worked At Home

    11.5%

  3. Carpooled

    2.51%

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

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