Santee, CA

Census Place

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2020 Population
57,407
0.675% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
38.9
1.83% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.05%
10.9% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$85,826
1.46% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$478,000
7.3% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
26,982
3.71% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Santee, CA had a population of 57.4k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $85,826. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Santee, CA declined from 57,797 to 57,407, a −0.675% decrease and its median household income declined from $87,098 to $85,826, a −1.46% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santee, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.4%), White (Hispanic) (11.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.5%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.99%).

None of the households in Santee, 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.

97.2% of the residents in Santee, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Santee, CA are San Diego Christian College (176 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Santee, CA was $478,000, and the homeownership rate was 71.4%.

Most people in Santee, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Santee, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Santee, CA is home to a population of 57.4k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 10.1% of Santee, CA residents were born outside of the country (5.8k people).

In 2020, there were 5.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.7k people) in Santee, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.61k White (Hispanic) and 3.33k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.2%
2020 Citizenship
97%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.2% of Santee, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Santee, CA was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Santee, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    38.7k ± 1.41k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.61k ± 846
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.33k ± 653
19.7%
Hispanic Population
11.3k people

In 2020, there were 5.85 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (38.7k people) in Santee, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.61k White (Hispanic) and 3.33k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.7% of the people in Santee, CA are hispanic (11.3k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,008,868 ± 46,586 people
  2. Philippines
    829,356 ± 22,122 people
  3. China
    683,718 ± 20,124 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,008,868 California residents, followed by Philippines with 829,356 and China with 683,718.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
5.8k people
10.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
6.15k people

As of 2020, 10.1% of Santee, CA residents (5.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Santee, CA was 10.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,089 ± 433
  2. Vietnam
    1,420 ± 226
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    710 ± 157

Santee, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Santee, CA employs 27k people. The largest industries in Santee, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,025 people), Retail Trade (3,119 people), and Educational Services (2,561 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($113,500), Utilities ($95,991), and Public Administration ($82,500).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,427. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

27k
2020 Value
± 1,216
−3.71%
1 Year decline
± 6.39%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Santee, CA declined at a rate of −3.71%, from 28k employees to 27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Santee, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,574 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,777 people), and Management Occupations (2,714 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Santee, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

27k
2020 Value
± 1,216
−3.71%
1 Year decline
± 6.39%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Santee, CA declined at a rate of −3.71%, from 28k employees to 27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Santee, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,025 people), Retail Trade (3,119 people), and Educational Services (2,561 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Santee, CA, though some of these residents may live in Santee, 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

$55,179
Median earning men ± $5,972
$39,876
Median earning women ± $2,756

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,563), Public Administration ($96,250), and Information ($73,326).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,736), Public Administration ($63,225), and Manufacturing ($56,458).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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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. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

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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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

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. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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.

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 was elected Governor of California.
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.

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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In 2020, universities in Santee, CA awarded 176 degrees. The student population of Santee, CA in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 272 male students and 240 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Santee, CA are White (88 and 52.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (43 and 25.6%), Black or African American (14 and 8.33%), and Asian (8 and 4.76%).

The largest universities in Santee, CA by number of degrees awarded are San Diego Christian College (176 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Santee, CA are Teacher Education & Professional Development (49 and 27.8%), General Business Administration & Management (25 and 14.2%), and General Psychology (21 and 11.9%).

The median tuition cost in Santee, CA for private four year colleges is $23,022.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Santee, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 49.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 25.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 512 (53.1% men and 46.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 512 students enrolled in Santee, CA, 53.1% men and 46.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 226 records, of which 47.8% were women and 52.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 9 degree-majors awarded
  2. 25 degree-majors awarded
  3. 21 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Santee, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 9 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Santee, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
176 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was San Diego Christian College with 176 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 69 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Santee, CA, which is 0.645 times less than the 107 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 88 degrees mean that there were 2.05 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($23,022) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,188) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,970) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.74% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.99% 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 2020 were Some college (7.14M), High School or Equivalent (6.69M), and Bachelors Degree (6.15M).

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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Santee, CA was $478,000 in 2020, which is 2.08 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $445,500 to $478,000, a 7.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Santee, CA is 71.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Santee, CA have an average commute time of 28.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Santee, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Santee, CA is $85,826. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Santee, CA was Census Tract 95.04 with a value of $198,438, followed by Census Tract 166.06 and Census Tract 166.15, with respective values of $119,967 and $115,145.

Property

$478,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,826
$13,881
Median Property Taxes
±$847

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

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

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Rent vs Own

71.4%
Homeownership
2020
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.4% of the housing units in Santee, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 95.04
  2. Census Tract 166.06
  3. Census Tract 166.15

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Santee, CA was Census Tract 95.04 with a value of $198,438, followed by Census Tract 166.06 and Census Tract 166.15, with respective values of $119,967 and $115,145.

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

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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.
$85,826
Median Household Income
± $4,993
19.5k
Number of Households
± 982

In 2020, the median household income of the 19.5k households in Santee, CA declined from $85,826 from the previous year's value of $87,098.

The following chart displays the households in Santee, 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 Santee, CA is from California.
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California

In 2020, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.321% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.21%)
  3. Carpooled (7.14%)

In 2020, 81.9% of workers in Santee, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.21%) and those who carpooled to work (7.14%).

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

28.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Santee, CA have a longer commute time (28.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.49% of the workforce in Santee, 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 Santee, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Santee, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.05% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Santee, CA (4.45k out of 55.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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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96% of the population of Santee, CA has health coverage, with 53.7% on employee plans, 12.6% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 4.96% 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 San Diego County, CA see 1242 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.878% decrease from the previous year (1253 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1100 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 250 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,242 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in San Diego County, CA

Primary care physicians in San Diego County, CA see an average of 1,242 patients per year. This represents a 0.878% decrease from the previous year (1,253 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.6% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.97%
Uninsured
53.7%
Employer Coverage
12.6%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
4.96%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Santee, CA declined by 10.7% from 4.45% to 3.97%.

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