Trinity County, CA

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Population

13,037

1.08% decline

Median Age

51.4


Median Household Income

$36,563

3.67% growth

Poverty Rate

19.9%


Number of Employees

4,800

0.188% growth

Median Property Value

$286,500

6.07% growth

About

In 2017, Trinity County, CA had a population of 13k people with a median age of 51.4 and a median household income of $36,563. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Trinity County, CA declined from 13,180 to 13,037, a -1.08% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,270 to $36,563, a 3.67% increase.

The population of Trinity County, CA is 82.8% White Alone, 7.19% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.27% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 9.87% of the people in Trinity County, CA speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Trinity County, CA is $286,500, and the homeownership rate is 68.8%. Most people in Trinity County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Trinity County, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Trinity County, CA employs 4.8k people. The largest industries in Trinity County, CA are Public Administration (628 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (622 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (535 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($125,664), Public Administration ($48,750), and Construction ($41,086).

Median household income in Trinity County, CA is $36,563. Males in Trinity County, 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 Trinity County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,563

2017 value

± $5,946

3.67%

1 Year Growth

± 18.9%

Households in Trinity County, CA have a median annual income of $36,563, 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 $35,270 in 2016, which represents a 3.67% 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 Trinity County, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Trinity County, CA by number of full-time 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 Trinity County, 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 Trinity County, 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. Census Tract 1.02

  2. Census Tract 2

  3. Census Tract 4

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Trinity County, CA was Census Tract 1.02 with a value of $42,759, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 4, with respective values of $37,264 and $33,553.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Trinity County, CA (2.55k out of 12.8k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

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. White

    2,116 ± 303

  2. Hispanic

    155 ± 120

  3. Pacific Islander

    117 ± 120

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

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

4.8k

2017 Value

± 511

0.188%

1 Year growth

± 15.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Trinity County, CA grew at a rate of 0.188%, from 4.79k employees to 4.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Trinity County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (652 people), Management Occupations (484 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (444 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Trinity County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Trinity County, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (652 people), Management Occupations (484 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (444 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Trinity County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.47 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.25 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Trinity County, CA, by median earnings, are Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($67,857), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($63,750), and Protective Service Occupations ($61,738).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.8k

2017 Value

± 511

0.188%

1 Year growth

± 15.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Trinity County, CA grew at a rate of 0.188%, from 4.79k employees to 4.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Trinity County, CA, are Public Administration (628 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (622 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (535 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Trinity County, CA, by number of employees, are Public Administration (628 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (622 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (535 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Trinity County, CA has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.89 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.8 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.69 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Trinity County, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($125,664), Public Administration ($48,750), and Construction ($41,086).

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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.

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. $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

85.9% of the population of Trinity County, CA has health coverage, with 26.5% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 23.4% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 3.31% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Trinity County, CA see 4356 patients per year on average, which represents a 32.3% increase from the previous year (3292 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2130 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 241 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

4356 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Trinity County, CA see an average of 4356 patients per year. This represents a 32.3% increase from the previous year (3292 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 neighboring states.

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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

14.1%

Uninsured

26.5%

Employer Coverage

21.6%

Medicaid

23.4%

Medicare

11.2%

Non-Group

3.31%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Trinity County, CA declined by 14.3% from 16.4% to 14.1%.

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 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

Trinity County, CA is home to a population of 13k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.11% of Trinity County, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Trinity County, CA is composed of 10.8k White Alone residents (82.8%), 937 Hispanic or Latino residents (7.19%), 557 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (4.27%), 370 Two or More Races residents (2.84%), 141 Asian Alone residents (1.08%), 118 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.905%), 104 Black or African American Alone residents (0.798%), and 14 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.107%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Trinity County, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (945 speakers), German (49 speakers), and Other Pacific Island Languages (45 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

52

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Trinity County, CA was 51.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 52, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Trinity County, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Trinity County, CA residents was 51.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.11%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.87%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.11% of Trinity County, CA residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Trinity County, CA was 4.87%, 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 Trinity County, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Trinity County, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

96.8%

2017 Citizenship

96.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.8% of Trinity County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Trinity County, CA was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    10.8k ± 12

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    937 ± 420

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    557 ± 170

In 2017, there were 11.5 times more White Alone residents (10.8k people) in Trinity County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 937 Hispanic or Latino and 557 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    945 speakers (7.42%)

  2. German

    49 speakers (0.385%)

  3. Other Pacific Island Languages

    45 speakers (0.353%)

9.87% of Trinity County, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Trinity County, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 7.42% of the overall population of Trinity County, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.385% speak German and 0.353% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    717 ± 170

  2. Korea

    122 ± 71

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    80 ± 58

Trinity County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Trinity County, CA was $286,500 in 2017, which is 1.32 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $270,100 to $286,500, a 6.07% increase. The homeownership rate in Trinity County, CA is 68.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Trinity County, CA have an average commute time of 14.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Trinity County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$36,563

Median Household Income

± $5,946

5.46k

Number of Households

± 460

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.46k households in Trinity County, CA grew to $36,563 from the previous year's value of $35,270.

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 $20k - $25k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$286,500

2017 Median

± $21,776

$270,100

2016 Median

± $18,936

In 2017, the median property value in Trinity County, CA grew to to $286,500 from the previous year's value of $270,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Trinity County, 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 Trinity County, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Trinity County, CA 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.

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Rent vs Own

68.8%

2017 Homeownership

67.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.8% of the housing units in Trinity County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Trinity County, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

14.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Trinity County, CA have a shorter commute time (14.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.23% of the workforce in Trinity County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69.3%

  2. Worked At Home

    15.1%

  3. Carpooled

    9.54%

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

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