Trinity County, CA

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2022 Population
15,889
0.449% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
53.2
1.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
22%
2.17% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$47,317
12.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$326,200
8.44% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Trinity County, CA had a population of 15.9k people with a median age of 53.2 and a median household income of $47,317. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Trinity County, CA grew from 15,818 to 15,889, a 0.449% increase and its median household income grew from $42,206 to $47,317, a 12.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Trinity County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.9%), Other (Hispanic) (4.12%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.98%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.08%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.47%).

None of the households in Trinity County, 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.

96.5% of the residents in Trinity County, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Trinity County, CA was $326,200, and the homeownership rate was 70.8%.

Most people in Trinity County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Trinity County, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Trinity County, CA is home to a population of 15.9k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.5% of Trinity County, CA residents were born outside of the country (1.19k people).

In 2022, there were 19.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.5k people) in Trinity County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 655 Other (Hispanic) and 632 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Trinity County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Trinity County, CA was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Trinity County, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.5k ± 257
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    655 ± 290
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    632 ± 283
7.54%
Hispanic Population
1.2k people

In 2022, there were 19.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.5k people) in Trinity County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 655 Other (Hispanic) and 632 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.54% of the people in Trinity County, CA are hispanic (1.2k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

7.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.19k people
7.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.25k people

As of 2022, 7.5% of Trinity County, CA residents (1.19k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Trinity County, CA was 7.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    481 ± 139
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    146 ± 118
  3. Korea
    124 ± 90

Trinity County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Trinity County, CA employs 5.2k people. The largest industries in Trinity County, CA are Construction (788 people), Accommodation & Food Services (716 people), and Retail Trade (618 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($93,849), Utilities ($91,484), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($84,797).

Occupations

5.2k
2022 Value
± 691
−3.93%
1 Year decline
± 20.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Trinity County, CA declined at a rate of −3.93%, from 5.41k employees to 5.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Trinity County, CA, are Management Occupations (933 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (678 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (528 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Trinity County, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.2k
2022 Value
± 691
−3.93%
1 Year decline
± 20.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Trinity County, CA declined at a rate of −3.93%, from 5.41k employees to 5.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Trinity County, CA, are Construction (788 people), Accommodation & Food Services (716 people), and Retail Trade (618 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Trinity County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Trinity County, 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

$42,411
Median earning men ± $7,003
$35,389
Median earning women ± $7,710

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($233,500), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($153,387), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($62,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,038), Public Administration ($61,359), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,818).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 71
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 54
    Retail Trade
  3. 53
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Trinity County, CA went to Donald J. Trump with 50.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.87%).

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.

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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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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 Trinity County, CA was $326,200 in 2022, which is 1.16 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $300,800 to $326,200, a 8.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Trinity County, CA is 70.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Trinity County, CA have an average commute time of 31.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Trinity County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Trinity County, CA is $47,317. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Trinity County, CA was Census Tract 2 with a value of $56,064, followed by Census Tract 1.01 and Census Tract 1.02, with respective values of $53,365 and $50,319.

Property

$326,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,880
$3,883
Median Property Taxes
±$517

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 Trinity County, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

70.8%
Homeownership
2022
68.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.8% of the housing units in Trinity County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.3%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Trinity County, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2
  2. Census Tract 1.01
  3. Census Tract 1.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Trinity County, CA was Census Tract 2 with a value of $56,064, followed by Census Tract 1.01 and Census Tract 1.02, with respective values of $53,365 and $50,319.

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

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Household Income

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$47,317
Median Household Income
± $5,890
5.48k
Number of Households
± 593

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.48k households in Trinity County, CA grew to $47,317 from the previous year's value of $42,206.

The following chart displays the households in Trinity County, 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 Trinity County, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (63.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (27.2%)
  3. Carpooled (3.09%)

In 2022, 63.7% of workers in Trinity County, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (27.2%) and those who carpooled to work (3.09%).

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

31.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Trinity County, CA have a longer commute time (31.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.79% of the workforce in Trinity County, 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 Trinity County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Trinity County, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Trinity County, CA (3.46k out of 15.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Trinity County, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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

86.8% of the population of Trinity County, CA has health coverage, with 15.5% on employee plans, 32.5% on Medicaid, 20.6% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 2.97% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Trinity County, CA see 3071 patients per year on average, which represents a 26.5% decrease from the previous year (4178 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2036 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 230 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.5% were men and 48.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,071 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Trinity County, CA

Primary care physicians in Trinity County, CA see an average of 3,071 patients per year. This represents a 26.5% decrease from the previous year (4,178 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Trinity 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 17.5% under 18 years, 12.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 27.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.5% were men and 48.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.2%
Uninsured
15.5%
Employer Coverage
32.5%
Medicaid
20.6%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
2.97%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Trinity County, CA grew by 26% from 10.5% to 13.2%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 128 in Trinity County, CA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30% in Trinity County, CA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.1% in Trinity County, CA.

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