Rowland Heights, CA

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2022 Population
47,209
3.19% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44
3.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.85%
8.44% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$85,842
8.01% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$757,000
12.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Rowland Heights, CA had a population of 47.2k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $85,842. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rowland Heights, CA declined from 48,765 to 47,209, a −3.19% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,476 to $85,842, a 8.01% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rowland Heights, CA are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (60%), Other (Hispanic) (18.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (6.71%), White (Hispanic) (5.92%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.52%).

None of the households in Rowland Heights, 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.

79.6% of the residents in Rowland Heights, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Rowland Heights, CA was $757,000, and the homeownership rate was 66.3%.

Most people in Rowland Heights, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Rowland Heights, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Rowland Heights, CA is home to a population of 47.2k people, from which 79.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 55.1% of Rowland Heights, CA residents were born outside of the country (26k people).

In 2022, there were 3.25 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.3k people) in Rowland Heights, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.7k Other (Hispanic) and 3.17k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

79.6%
2022 Citizenship
80.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 79.6% of Rowland Heights, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rowland Heights, CA was 80.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rowland Heights, CA
  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    28.3k ± 1.77k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    8.7k ± 1.33k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.17k ± 385
30%
Hispanic Population
14.2k people

In 2022, there were 3.25 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.3k people) in Rowland Heights, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.7k Other (Hispanic) and 3.17k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

30% of the people in Rowland Heights, CA are hispanic (14.2k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

55.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
26k people
54.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
26.6k people

As of 2022, 55.1% of Rowland Heights, CA residents (26k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rowland Heights, CA was 54.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    329 ± 130
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    169 ± 70
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    132 ± 70

Rowland Heights, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Rowland Heights, CA employs 23.1k people. The largest industries in Rowland Heights, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,860 people), Accommodation & Food Services (2,663 people), and Manufacturing (2,633 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($115,000), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($113,583), and Public Administration ($65,909).

Occupations

23.1k
2022 Value
± 1,087
−0.31%
1 Year decline
± 6.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rowland Heights, CA declined at a rate of −0.31%, from 23.2k employees to 23.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rowland Heights, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,085 people), Management Occupations (3,071 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,669 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rowland Heights, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

23.1k
2022 Value
± 1,087
−0.31%
1 Year decline
± 6.69%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rowland Heights, CA declined at a rate of −0.31%, from 23.2k employees to 23.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rowland Heights, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,860 people), Accommodation & Food Services (2,663 people), and Manufacturing (2,633 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rowland Heights, CA, though some of these residents may live in Rowland Heights, 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

$46,272
Median earning men ± $2,715
$37,711
Median earning women ± $3,508

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($84,020), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,969), and Wholesale Trade ($57,059).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($63,274), Public Administration ($59,400), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,722).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

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 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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rowland Heights, CA was $757,000 in 2022, which is 2.69 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $675,300 to $757,000, a 12.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Rowland Heights, CA is 66.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rowland Heights, CA have an average commute time of 32.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rowland Heights, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Rowland Heights, CA is $85,842. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Rowland Heights, CA was Census Tract 4087.22 with a value of $109,567, followed by Census Tract 4086.26 and Census Tract 4087.05, with respective values of $98,274 and $79,798.

Property

$757,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$23,955
$9,821
Median Property Taxes
±$649

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 Rowland Heights, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Rowland Heights, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.3%
Homeownership
2022
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.3% of the housing units in Rowland Heights, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4087.22
  2. Census Tract 4086.26
  3. Census Tract 4087.05

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rowland Heights, CA was Census Tract 4087.22 with a value of $109,567, followed by Census Tract 4086.26 and Census Tract 4087.05, with respective values of $98,274 and $79,798.

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

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Household Income

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$85,842
Median Household Income
± $5,027
14.8k
Number of Households
± 846

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.8k households in Rowland Heights, CA grew to $85,842 from the previous year's value of $79,476.

The following chart displays the households in Rowland Heights, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rowland Heights, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74%)
  2. Carpooled (12.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.8%)

In 2022, 74% of workers in Rowland Heights, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.1%) and those who worked at home (10.8%).

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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Commute Time

32.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rowland Heights, CA have a longer commute time (32.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.51% of the workforce in Rowland Heights, 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 Rowland Heights, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rowland Heights, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.85% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rowland Heights, CA (4.63k out of 47k 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 Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 65 - 74 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rowland Heights, CA is Asian, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

93.1% of the population of Rowland Heights, CA has health coverage, with 39% on employee plans, 22.4% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 16.7% on non-group plans, and 0.609% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see 1354 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1363 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1097 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 245 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,354 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Los Angeles County, CA

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see an average of 1,354 patients per year. This represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1,363 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19% under 18 years, 20.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.91%
Uninsured
39%
Employer Coverage
22.4%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
16.7%
Non-Group
0.609%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rowland Heights, CA grew by 8.86% from 6.35% to 6.91%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Rowland Heights, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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