Salton City, CA

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Population

5,487

5.18% growth

Median Age

35.2


Median Household Income

$34,280

5.5% decline

Poverty Rate

27.8%


Number of Employees

1,822

12.4% growth

Median Property Value

$106,200

22.6% growth

About

In 2017, Salton City, CA had a population of 5.49k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $34,280. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Salton City, CA grew from 5,217 to 5,487, a 5.18% increase and its median household income declined from $36,274 to $34,280, a -5.5% decrease.

The population of Salton City, CA is 66.4% Hispanic or Latino, 28.6% White Alone, and 3.1% Black or African American Alone. 53.3% of the people in Salton City, CA speak a non-English language, and 82.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Salton City, CA is $106,200, and the homeownership rate is 64.2%. Most people in Salton City, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Salton City, CA is 3 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Salton City, CA employs 1.82k people. The largest industries in Salton City, CA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (229 people), Retail Trade (227 people), and Manufacturing (212 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($99,886), Public Administration ($92,596), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,583).

Median household income in Salton City, CA is $34,280. Males in Salton City, 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 Salton City, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,280

2017 value

± $10,670

-5.5%

1 Year Growth

± 43.3%

Households in Salton City, CA have a median annual income of $34,280, 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 $36,274 in 2016, which represents a -5.5% 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 Salton City, 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 Salton City, 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 Salton City, 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. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Salton City, CA was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Salton City, CA (1.52k out of 5.49k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 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. Hispanic

    1,183 ± 294

  2. White

    838 ± 236

  3. Other

    670 ± 213

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Salton City, CA is Hispanic, followed by White 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.82k

2017 Value

± 380

12.4%

1 Year growth

± 26%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Salton City, CA grew at a rate of 12.4%, from 1.62k employees to 1.82k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Salton City, CA, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (192 people), Production Occupations (185 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (179 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Salton City, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Salton City, CA, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (192 people), Production Occupations (185 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (179 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Salton City, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (15.6 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (3.05 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.54 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Salton City, CA, by median earnings, are Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($78,482), Production Occupations ($53,750), and Transportation Occupations ($50,694).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.82k

2017 Value

± 380

12.4%

1 Year growth

± 26%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Salton City, CA grew at a rate of 12.4%, from 1.62k employees to 1.82k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Salton City, CA, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (229 people), Retail Trade (227 people), and Manufacturing (212 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Salton City, CA, though some of these residents may live in Salton City, 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 Salton City, CA, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (229 people), Retail Trade (227 people), and Manufacturing (212 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Salton City, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (10.6 times higher than expected), Utilities (10.2 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Salton City, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($99,886), Public Administration ($92,596), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,583).

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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.

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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

78.7% of the population of Salton City, CA has health coverage, with 19.7% on employee plans, 39% on Medicaid, 7.73% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.838% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Salton City, 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

21.3%

Uninsured

19.7%

Employer Coverage

39%

Medicaid

7.73%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

0.838%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Salton City, CA declined by 8.7% from 23.3% to 21.3%.

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

Salton City, CA is home to a population of 5.49k people, from which 82.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 24.5% of Salton City, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Salton City, CA is composed of 3.64k Hispanic or Latino residents (66.4%), 1.57k White Alone residents (28.6%), 170 Black or African American Alone residents (3.1%), 49 Asian Alone residents (0.893%), 28 Two or More Races residents (0.51%), 15 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.273%), 10 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.182%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Salton City, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,325 speakers), Portuguese or Portuguese Creole (11 speakers), and Other West Germanic Languages (11 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

24

Median Native-Born Age

± 5

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Salton City, CA was 35.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Salton City, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Salton City, CA residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

24.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

20.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 24.5% of Salton City, 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 Salton City, CA was 20.8%, 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 Salton City, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Salton City, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

82.6%

2017 Citizenship

86.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 82.6% of Salton City, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Salton City, CA was 86.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    3.64k ± 917

  2. White Alone

    1.57k ± 382

  3. Black or African American Alone

    170 ± 116

In 2017, there were 2.32 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (3.64k people) in Salton City, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.57k White Alone and 170 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,325 speakers (52.8%)

  2. Portuguese or Portuguese Creole

    11 speakers (0.25%)

  3. Other West Germanic Languages

    11 speakers (0.25%)

53.3% of Salton City, 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 Salton City, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 52.8% of the overall population of Salton City, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.25% speak Portuguese or Portuguese Creole and 0.25% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    61 ± 49

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    18 ± 33

  3. Korea

    12 ± 25

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Salton City, CA was $106,200 in 2017, which is 0.488 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $86,600 to $106,200, a 22.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Salton City, CA is 64.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Salton City, CA have an average commute time of 33.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Salton City, CA is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$34,280

Median Household Income

± $10,670

1.67k

Number of Households

± 288

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.67k households in Salton City, CA declined from $34,280 from the previous year's value of $36,274.

The following chart displays the households in Salton City, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$106,200

2017 Median

± $15,461

$86,600

2016 Median

± $19,638

In 2017, the median property value in Salton City, CA grew to to $106,200 from the previous year's value of $86,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Salton City, 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 Salton City, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

64.2%

2017 Homeownership

53.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.2% of the housing units in Salton City, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Salton City, 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 Salton City, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Salton City, CA have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

33.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Salton City, CA have a longer commute time (33.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.54% of the workforce in Salton City, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.1%

  2. Carpooled

    17.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.92%

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

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