Paradise, CA

Census Place

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Population
26,543
0.401% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
Median Age
49.1

Poverty Rate
12.6%

Median Household Income
$49,270
0.899% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$218,400
6.28% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
9,788
3.32% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Paradise, CA had a population of 26.5k people with a median age of 49.1 and a median household income of $49,270. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Paradise, CA grew from 26,437 to 26,543, a 0.401% increase and its median household income grew from $48,831 to $49,270, a 0.899% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Paradise, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.9%), White (Hispanic) (4.61%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.54%), Other (Hispanic) (1.43%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.07%). NaNk% of the people in Paradise, CA speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Paradise, CA is $218,400, and the homeownership rate is 70%. Most people in Paradise, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Paradise, CA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in California (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Butte County, CA went to Donald J. Trump with 47.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (43.5%), followed by Other (9.26%). The most partisan county was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla 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 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Butte County, CA
47.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in California
  1. 85% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 78.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in California was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in California colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 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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Diversity

Paradise, CA is home to a population of 26.5k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.53% of Paradise, CA residents were born outside of the country (672 people).

In 2018, there were 18.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.8k people) in Paradise, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.22k White (Hispanic) and 1.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Paradise, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.8k ± 694
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.22k ± 380
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.21k ± 526
7.2%
Hispanic Population
1.91k people

In 2018, there were 18.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.8k people) in Paradise, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.22k White (Hispanic) and 1.21k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.2% of the people in Paradise, CA are hispanic (1.91k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Paradise, CA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.53%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
672 people
2.39%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
631 people

As of 2018, 2.53% of Paradise, CA residents (672 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Paradise, CA was 2.39%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

49
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.4
55
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 6.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Paradise, CA was 49.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 55. But people in Paradise, CA are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Paradise, CA residents was 49.

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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

98.8%
2018 Citizenship
98.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.8% of Paradise, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Paradise, CA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,003 ± 217
  2. Korea
    296 ± 94
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    195 ± 115

Paradise, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Paradise, CA is $49,270. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Paradise, CA was Census Tract 20 with a value of $55,417, followed by Census Tract 22 and Census Tract 21, with respective values of $47,639 and $44,796.

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Paradise, CA employs 9.79k people. The largest industries in Paradise, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,564 people), Retail Trade (1,323 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (806 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,182), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,760), and Transportation & Warehousing ($62,014).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,270
2018 value
± $4,584
0.899%
1 Year Growth
± 11%

Households in Paradise, CA have a median annual income of $49,270, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,831 in 2017, which represents a 0.899% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Paradise, CA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235
Average Male Salary in California
± $699
$57,252
Average Female Salary in California
± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California 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 in California
  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 in California.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Paradise, CA is from California.
0.5
2017 Wage GINI in California
0.5
2016 Wage GINI in California

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 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 20
  2. Census Tract 22
  3. Census Tract 21

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paradise, CA was Census Tract 20 with a value of $55,417, followed by Census Tract 22 and Census Tract 21, with respective values of $47,639 and $44,796.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Paradise, CA (3.28k out of 26k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

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
    2,764 ± 435
  2. Two Or More
    447 ± 206
  3. Hispanic
    155 ± 118

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Paradise, CA is White, followed by Two Or More 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

9.79k
2018 Value
± 793
-3.32%
1 Year decline
± 11.9%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Paradise, CA declined at a rate of -3.32%, from 10.1k employees to 9.79k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paradise, CA, are Management Occupations (1,155 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,010 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (948 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Paradise, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Paradise, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,155 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,010 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (948 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Paradise, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.17 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (2 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Paradise, CA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($95,625), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($80,733), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($77,969).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.79k
2018 Value
± 793
-3.32%
1 Year decline
± 11.9%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Paradise, CA declined at a rate of -3.32%, from 10.1k employees to 9.79k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paradise, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,564 people), Retail Trade (1,323 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (806 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Paradise, CA, though some of these residents may live in Paradise, 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 Paradise, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,564 people), Retail Trade (1,323 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (806 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Paradise, CA has an unusually high number of Utilities (2.46 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.93 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.89 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Paradise, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($100,182), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,760), and Transportation & Warehousing ($62,014).

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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 in California
$2.48T
Projected 2045 Value in California
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Paradise, CA was $218,400 in 2018, which is 0.951 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $205,500 to $218,400, a 6.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Paradise, CA is 70%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Paradise, CA have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Paradise, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$218,400
2018 Median
± $12,738
$205,500
2017 Median
± $11,025

In 2018, the median property value in Paradise, CA grew to to $218,400 from the previous year's value of $205,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Paradise, 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 Paradise, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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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.
$49,270
Median Household Income
± $4,584
11.1k
Number of Households
± 825

In 2018, the median household income of the 11.1k households in Paradise, CA grew to $49,270 from the previous year's value of $48,831.

The following chart displays the households in Paradise, 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Paradise, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Paradise, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70%
2018 Homeownership
69.9%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 70% of the housing units in Paradise, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.9%.

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

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paradise, CA have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.72% of the workforce in Paradise, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    78.6%
  2. Carpooled
    8.79%
  3. Worked At Home
    7.48%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Paradise, CA was Drove Alone (78.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.79%) and those who Worked At Home (7.48%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

93.2% of the population of Paradise, CA has health coverage, with 32.1% on employee plans, 26.4% on Medicaid, 18.8% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 2.15% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Butte County, CA see 1622 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.44% increase from the previous year (1568 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1400 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 176 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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1,622 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Butte County, CA

Primary care physicians in Butte County, CA see an average of 1,622 patients per year. This represents a 3.44% increase from the previous year (1,568 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Butte County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in California
$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

6.76%
Uninsured
32.1%
Employer Coverage
26.4%
Medicaid
18.8%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
2.15%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paradise, CA declined by 4.49% from 7.08% to 6.76%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Paradise, 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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