Rancho Cordova, CA

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Population

70,785

1.88% growth

Median Age

34


Median Household Income

$57,965

8.63% growth

Poverty Rate

14.9%


Number of Employees

33,074

3.62% growth

Median Property Value

$251,500

12.6% growth

About

In 2017, Rancho Cordova, CA had a population of 70.8k people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $57,965. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rancho Cordova, CA grew from 69,482 to 70,785, a 1.88% increase and its median household income grew from $53,360 to $57,965, a 8.63% increase.

The population of Rancho Cordova, CA is 49.6% White Alone, 21.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 11.9% Asian Alone. 33% of the people in Rancho Cordova, CA speak a non-English language, and 88.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rancho Cordova, CA are InterCoast Colleges-Rancho Cordova (64 degrees awarded in 2016) and Chamberlain College of Nursing-California (0 degrees).

The median property value in Rancho Cordova, CA is $251,500, and the homeownership rate is 53.8%. Most people in Rancho Cordova, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Rancho Cordova, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Rancho Cordova, CA employs 33.1k people. The largest industries in Rancho Cordova, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,240 people), Retail Trade (3,783 people), and Public Administration (3,187 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,141), Public Administration ($54,892), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,286).

Median household income in Rancho Cordova, CA is $57,965. Males in Rancho Cordova, 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 Rancho Cordova, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,965

2017 value

± $2,274

8.63%

1 Year Growth

± 5.42%

Households in Rancho Cordova, CA have a median annual income of $57,965, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,360 in 2016, which represents a 8.63% 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 Rancho Cordova, CA 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 Rancho Cordova, 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 Rancho Cordova, 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 87.05

  2. Census Tract 87.04

  3. Census Tract 90.11

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rancho Cordova, CA was Census Tract 87.05 with a value of $112,775, followed by Census Tract 87.04 and Census Tract 90.11, with respective values of $105,461 and $95,000.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rancho Cordova, CA (10.5k out of 70.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

    6,027 ± 543

  2. Hispanic

    3,076 ± 405

  3. Black

    1,518 ± 288

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rancho Cordova, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

33.1k

2017 Value

± 1,138

3.62%

1 Year growth

± 4.75%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rancho Cordova, CA grew at a rate of 3.62%, from 31.9k employees to 33.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rancho Cordova, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,254 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,595 people), and Management Occupations (2,251 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rancho Cordova, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rancho Cordova, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,254 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,595 people), and Management Occupations (2,251 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rancho Cordova, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.78 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.49 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rancho Cordova, CA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($89,522), Legal Occupations ($88,872), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($86,281).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

33.1k

2017 Value

± 1,138

3.62%

1 Year growth

± 4.75%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rancho Cordova, CA grew at a rate of 3.62%, from 31.9k employees to 33.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rancho Cordova, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,240 people), Retail Trade (3,783 people), and Public Administration (3,187 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rancho Cordova, CA, though some of these residents may live in Rancho Cordova, 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 Rancho Cordova, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,240 people), Retail Trade (3,783 people), and Public Administration (3,187 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rancho Cordova, CA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.06 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.57 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rancho Cordova, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($69,141), Public Administration ($54,892), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,286).

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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

89.7% of the population of Rancho Cordova, CA has health coverage, with 43.6% on employee plans, 25.8% on Medicaid, 6.73% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.75% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Rancho Cordova, 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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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 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

10.3%

Uninsured

43.6%

Employer Coverage

25.8%

Medicaid

6.73%

Medicare

11.8%

Non-Group

1.75%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rancho Cordova, CA declined by 10.1% from 11.4% to 10.3%.

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

Rancho Cordova, CA is home to a population of 70.8k people, from which 88.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 24.7% of Rancho Cordova, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Rancho Cordova, CA is composed of 35.1k White Alone residents (49.6%), 15.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (21.6%), 8.43k Asian Alone residents (11.9%), 6.47k Black or African American Alone residents (9.14%), 4.27k Two or More Races residents (6.03%), 666 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.941%), 380 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.537%), and 207 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.292%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Rancho Cordova, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (7,185 speakers), Russian (3,419 speakers), and Tagalog (1,439 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Rancho Cordova, CA was 34. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Rancho Cordova, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Rancho Cordova, CA residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

24.7%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

24.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 24.7% of Rancho Cordova, 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 Rancho Cordova, CA was 24.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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

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Citizenship

88.5%

2017 Citizenship

88.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.5% of Rancho Cordova, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rancho Cordova, CA was 88.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    35.1k ± 1.2k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    15.3k ± 1.25k

  3. Asian Alone

    8.43k ± 609

In 2017, there were 2.29 times more White Alone residents (35.1k people) in Rancho Cordova, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.3k Hispanic or Latino and 8.43k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Rancho Cordova, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    7,185 speakers (11.4%)

  2. Russian

    3,419 speakers (5.43%)

  3. Tagalog

    1,439 speakers (2.29%)

33% of Rancho Cordova, 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 Rancho Cordova, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 11.4% of the overall population of Rancho Cordova, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 5.43% speak Russian and 2.29% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,813 ± 207

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,005 ± 221

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    500 ± 131

Rancho Cordova, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Rancho Cordova, CA awarded 64 degrees. The student population of Rancho Cordova, CA is skewed towards men, with 99 male students and 90 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rancho Cordova, CA are Hispanic or Latino (23 and 35.9%), followed by Black or African American (19 and 29.7%), White (14 and 21.9%), and Asian (6 and 9.38%).

The largest universities in Rancho Cordova, CA by number of degrees awarded are InterCoast Colleges-Rancho Cordova (64 and 100%) and Chamberlain College of Nursing-California (0 and 0%).

The most popular majors in Rancho Cordova, CA are Electrician (30 and 46.9%), Medical Assistant (22 and 34.4%), and Substance Abuse Counseling (12 and 18.8%).

The median tuition costs in Rancho Cordova, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 22 degrees awarded

  2. 11 degrees awarded

  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Rancho Cordova, CA was Medical Assistant with 22 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Rancho Cordova, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 64 degrees awarded

  2. 0 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Rancho Cordova, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was InterCoast Colleges-Rancho Cordova with 64 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

37

Degrees Awarded to Men

27

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 37 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rancho Cordova, CA, which is 1.37 times more than the 27 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Rancho Cordova, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    23 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    19 degrees awarded

  3. White

    14 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Rancho Cordova, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 23 degrees mean that there were 1.21 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rancho Cordova, CA was $251,500 in 2017, which is 1.16 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $223,300 to $251,500, a 12.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Rancho Cordova, CA is 53.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rancho Cordova, CA have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rancho Cordova, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$57,965

Median Household Income

± $2,274

24.5k

Number of Households

± 923

In 2017, the median household income of the 24.5k households in Rancho Cordova, CA grew to $57,965 from the previous year's value of $53,360.

The following chart displays the households in Rancho Cordova, 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

$251,500

2017 Median

± $5,125

$223,300

2016 Median

± $4,035

In 2017, the median property value in Rancho Cordova, CA grew to to $251,500 from the previous year's value of $223,300.

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

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Rent vs Own

53.8%

2017 Homeownership

54.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53.8% of the housing units in Rancho Cordova, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Rancho Cordova, 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 Rancho Cordova, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rancho Cordova, CA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rancho Cordova, CA have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.5% of the workforce in Rancho Cordova, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.5%

  2. Carpooled

    9.04%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.42%

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

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