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0.09% growth
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1.34% growth
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2.2% growth
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4.03% growth


The economy of Placentia, CA employs 25,575 people. The economy of Placentia, CA is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Wholesale trade; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 1.82; 1.49; and 1.47 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Placentia, CA are Manufacturing (3,644), Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,950), and Educational Services (2,562), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,714), Transportation & Warehousing ($51,250), and Finance & Insurance ($50,757).

Median household income in Placentia, CA is $80,668. Males in Placentia, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of Placentia, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Placentia, CA. In Orange County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 95 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,992. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Placentia, CA is from the county of Orange County, CA.

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Placentia, CA is home to a population of 52,168 people, from which 87.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Placentia, CA is composed of 22,164 White residents (42.5%), 19,237 Hispanic residents (36.9%), 8,817 Asian residents (16.9%), 1,258 Two+ residents (2.41%), and 526 Black residents (1.01%). The most common foreign languages in Placentia, CA are Spanish (12,465 speakers), Tagalog (1,139 speakers), and Korean (1,033 speakers), but compared to other places, Placentia, CA has a relative high number of Gujarati (879 speakers), Korean (1,033 speakers), and Vietnamese (964 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area awarded 231,708 degrees. The student population of Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area is skewed towards females, with 97,114 male students and 134,594 female students. Most students in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area are Hispanic or Latino (75,521 and 32.6%), followed by White (64,515 and 27.8%), Asian (37,509 and 16.2%), and Unknown (14,663 and 6.33%). The largest universities in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area by number of graduates are University of Southern California (15,331 and 6.62%), University of California-Los Angeles (12,750 and 5.5%), and California State University-Fullerton (9,780 and 4.22%). The most popular majors in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area are General Business Administration & Management (11,163 and 4.82%), General Psychology (4,863 and 2.1%), and Sociology (2,964 and 1.28%). The median tuition costs in Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area are $48,310 for private four year colleges, and $5,472 and $16,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Placentia, CA is $554,500, which is 2.7 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $533,000 to $554,500, a 4.03% increase. The homeownership rate of Placentia, CA is 65.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Placentia, CA have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Placentia, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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