South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA

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2020 Population
172,017
0.287% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
31.6
1.94% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16.1%
7.49% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$55,795
6.67% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$430,500
7.06% 1-year growth

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In 2020, South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA had a population of 172k people with a median age of 31.6 and a median household income of $55,795. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA declined from 172,512 to 172,017, a −0.287% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,308 to $55,795, a 6.67% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA are White (Hispanic) (49.9%), Other (Hispanic) (33.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.66%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.06%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (2.57%).

85.2% of the households in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, 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.

77.5% of the residents in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (South)--South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA are Advanced College (100 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was $430,500, and the homeownership rate was 45.8%.

Most people in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.9 minutes. The average car ownership in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA is home to a population of 172k people, from which 77.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 40.6% of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (69.9k people).

In 2020, there were 1.5 times more White (Hispanic) residents (85.9k people) in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57.3k Other (Hispanic) and 13.2k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA are Spanish (134,723 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (540 households), and Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages (272 households).

Citizenship

77.5%
2020 Citizenship
76.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 77.5% of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was 76.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA
  1. White (Hispanic)
    85.9k ± 2.73k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    57.3k ± 3.35k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    13.2k ± 2.29k
91.8%
Hispanic Population
158k people

In 2020, there were 1.5 times more White (Hispanic) residents (85.9k people) in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57.3k Other (Hispanic) and 13.2k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

91.8% of the people in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA are hispanic (158k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

40.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
69.9k people
40.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
69.4k people

As of 2020, 40.6% of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA residents (69.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was 40.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    134,723 households (84.1%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    540 households (0.337%)
  3. Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages
    272 households (0.17%)

85.2% of the households in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was Spanish. 84.1% of the households in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    567 ± 200
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    536 ± 210
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    391 ± 189

South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA employs 70.4k people. The largest industries in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA are Construction (5,465 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,363 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,866 people), and the highest paying industries are Other administrative & other support services ($115,048), Architectural, engineering & related services ($77,829), and Justice, public order, & safety activities ($66,086).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,149
Women
44.3%
39,232
Men
55.7%

The workforce of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA in 2020 was 70,381 people, with 44.3% woman, and 55.7% men.

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Occupations

70.4k
2020 Value
−0.766%
1 Year decline
± −0.766%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −0.766%, from 70.9k employees to 70.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (3,183 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,607 people), and Cashiers (2,572 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

70.4k
2020 Value
−0.766%
1 Year decline
± −0.766%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −0.766%, from 70.9k employees to 70.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA, are Construction (5,465 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,363 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,866 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, 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

$31,858
Median earning men ± $753
$25,169
Median earning women ± $715

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($50,736), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($44,250), and Information ($40,904).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,774), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($34,385), and Public Administration ($34,097).

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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).

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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.

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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 South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA awarded 100 degrees. The student population of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 58 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (51 and 52%), followed by Black or African American (17 and 17.3%), Asian (16 and 16.3%), and White (9 and 9.18%).

The largest universities in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Advanced College (100 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Los Angeles County (South)--South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (75 and 75%), Phlebotamy Technician (17 and 17%), and Surgical Technologist (8 and 8%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 2.68% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 3.6% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA in 2020 were Primary Education (37.8k), Secondary Education (34.7k), and High School or Equivalent (34.5k).

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The median property value in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was $430,500 in 2020, which is 1.87 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $402,100 to $430,500, a 7.06% increase. The homeownership rate in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA is 45.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 31.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA is $55,795. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

Property

$430,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,454
$18,746
Median Property Taxes
±$813

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 South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

45.8%
Homeownership
2020
76.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 45.8% of the housing units in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 44.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, 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.
$55,795
Median Household Income
± $1,757
40.9k
Number of Households
± 1,407

In 2020, the median household income of the 40.9k households in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA grew to $55,795 from the previous year's value of $52,308.

The following chart displays the households in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, 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

0.355
2020 Wage GINI in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA
0.365
2019 Wage GINI in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA

In 2020, the income inequality in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was 0.355 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.61% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.6%)
  2. Carpooled (16.3%)
  3. Public Transit (4.54%)

In 2020, 72.6% of workers in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.3%) and those who used public transit to get to work (4.54%).

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

31.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (31.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.39% of the workforce in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, 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 South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA (27.3k out of 169k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, 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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84.6% of the population of South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 34.3% on employee plans, 37.8% on Medicaid, 5.73% on Medicare, 6.42% on non-group plans, and 0.283% 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 California see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1261 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 268 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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1,254 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1,261 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California 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 28.7% under 18 years, 25.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.12% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

15.4%
Uninsured
34.3%
Employer Coverage
37.8%
Medicaid
5.73%
Medicare
6.42%
Non-Group
0.283%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in South Gate & Lynwood Cities PUMA, CA grew by 0.787% from 15.3% to 15.4%.

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