Ukiah, CA

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Population

15,917

0.208% growth

Median Age

34.8


Median Household Income

$43,480

12.4% growth

Poverty Rate

20%


Number of Employees

6,708

3.98% growth

Median Property Value

$293,400

4.26% growth

About

In 2017, Ukiah, CA had a population of 15.9k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $43,480. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ukiah, CA grew from 15,884 to 15,917, a 0.208% increase and its median household income grew from $38,686 to $43,480, a 12.4% increase.

The population of Ukiah, CA is 57.3% White Alone, 32.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.33% Two or More Races. 24.7% of the people in Ukiah, CA speak a non-English language, and 90% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ukiah, CA are Ukiah Adult School (0 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Ukiah, CA is $293,400, and the homeownership rate is 42%. Most people in Ukiah, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Ukiah, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Ukiah, CA employs 6.71k people. The largest industries in Ukiah, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (954 people), Retail Trade (843 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (699 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($60,047), Utilities ($58,523), and Finance & Insurance ($52,895).

Median household income in Ukiah, CA is $43,480. Males in Ukiah, 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 Ukiah, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,480

2017 value

± $5,186

12.4%

1 Year Growth

± 16.7%

Households in Ukiah, CA have a median annual income of $43,480, 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 $38,686 in 2016, which represents a 12.4% 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 Ukiah, 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 Ukiah, 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 Ukiah, 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 117

  2. Census Tract 114

  3. Census Tract 115

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ukiah, CA was Census Tract 117 with a value of $77,125, followed by Census Tract 114 and Census Tract 115, with respective values of $68,306 and $40,144.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ukiah, CA (3.12k out of 15.6k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 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. White

    2,403 ± 405

  2. Hispanic

    1,211 ± 309

  3. Other

    400 ± 209

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

6.71k

2017 Value

± 668

3.98%

1 Year growth

± 13.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ukiah, CA grew at a rate of 3.98%, from 6.45k employees to 6.71k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ukiah, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (958 people), Sales & Related Occupations (617 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (569 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ukiah, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ukiah, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (958 people), Sales & Related Occupations (617 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (569 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ukiah, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.56 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (2.07 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.65 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ukiah, CA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($89,274), Legal Occupations ($80,089), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($74,018).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.71k

2017 Value

± 668

3.98%

1 Year growth

± 13.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ukiah, CA grew at a rate of 3.98%, from 6.45k employees to 6.71k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ukiah, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (954 people), Retail Trade (843 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (699 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ukiah, CA, though some of these residents may live in Ukiah, 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 Ukiah, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (954 people), Retail Trade (843 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (699 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ukiah, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.44 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.76 times), and Public Administration (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ukiah, CA, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($60,047), Utilities ($58,523), and Finance & Insurance ($52,895).

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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

87.3% of the population of Ukiah, CA has health coverage, with 32.8% on employee plans, 32% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.25% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Ukiah, 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.

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Health Care Coverage

12.7%

Uninsured

32.8%

Employer Coverage

32%

Medicaid

10.3%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

1.25%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ukiah, CA declined by 8.04% from 13.8% to 12.7%.

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

Ukiah, CA is home to a population of 15.9k people, from which 90% are citizens. As of 2017, 15.2% of Ukiah, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Ukiah, CA is composed of 9.13k White Alone residents (57.3%), 5.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (32.7%), 848 Two or More Races residents (5.33%), 205 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.29%), 203 Asian Alone residents (1.28%), 178 Black or African American Alone residents (1.12%), 103 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.647%), and 56 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.352%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Ukiah, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (3,004 speakers), Korean (88 speakers), and Urdu (75 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.2

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ukiah, CA was 34.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Ukiah, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Ukiah, CA residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

12.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 15.2% of Ukiah, 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 Ukiah, CA was 12.4%, 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 Ukiah, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 Ukiah, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

90%

2017 Citizenship

92.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90% of Ukiah, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ukiah, CA was 92.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    9.13k ± 603

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5.2k ± 982

  3. Two or More Races

    848 ± 267

In 2017, there were 1.76 times more White Alone residents (9.13k people) in Ukiah, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.2k Hispanic or Latino and 848 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3,004 speakers (20.4%)

  2. Korean

    88 speakers (0.596%)

  3. Urdu

    75 speakers (0.508%)

24.7% of Ukiah, 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 Ukiah, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 20.4% of the overall population of Ukiah, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.596% speak Korean and 0.508% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    272 ± 104

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    152 ± 87

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    146 ± 100

Ukiah, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Ukiah, CA awarded 0 degrees. The student population of Ukiah, CA is skewed towards women, with 4 male students and 27 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ukiah, CA are Asian (0 and NaNk%), followed by Black or African American (0 and NaNk%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and NaNk%), and Hispanic or Latino (0 and NaNk%).

The largest universities in Ukiah, CA by number of degrees awarded are Ukiah Adult School (0 and NaNN%).

The most popular majors in Ukiah, CA are Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (0 and NaNN%).

The median tuition costs in Ukiah, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 0 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Ukiah, CA was Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants with 0 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

0 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Ukiah, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ukiah Adult School with 0 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

0

Degrees Awarded to Men

0

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 0 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ukiah, CA, which is N/A times approximately the same the 0 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Ukiah, CA were to Asian students. These 0 degrees mean that there were N/A times more Asian students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ukiah, CA was $293,400 in 2017, which is 1.35 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $281,400 to $293,400, a 4.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Ukiah, CA is 42%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ukiah, CA have an average commute time of 15.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ukiah, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$43,480

Median Household Income

± $5,186

5.92k

Number of Households

± 561

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.92k households in Ukiah, CA grew to $43,480 from the previous year's value of $38,686.

The following chart displays the households in Ukiah, 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

$293,400

2017 Median

± $14,079

$281,400

2016 Median

± $15,026

In 2017, the median property value in Ukiah, CA grew to to $293,400 from the previous year's value of $281,400.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Ukiah, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ukiah, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

42%

2017 Homeownership

43.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 42% of the housing units in Ukiah, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 43.1%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

15.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ukiah, CA have a shorter commute time (15.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.63% of the workforce in Ukiah, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.2%

  2. Carpooled

    8.44%

  3. Walked

    4.71%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ukiah, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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