Vallejo-Fairfield, CA

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Population

446,610

0.259% growth

Poverty Rate

11.5%


Median Age

38.5


Median Household Income

$84,395

9.41% growth

Number of Employees

216,357

4.95% growth

Median Property Value

$442,700

7.53% growth

About

In 2018, Vallejo-Fairfield, CA had a population of 447k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $84,395. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA grew from 445,458 to 446,610, a 0.259% increase and its median household income grew from $77,133 to $84,395, a 9.41% increase.

The population of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is 37.3% White Alone, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.2% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA speak a non-English language, and 91.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA are Solano Community College (1,631 degrees awarded in 2017), Touro University California (510 degrees), and California State University Maritime Academy (251 degrees).

The median property value in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is $442,700, and the homeownership rate is 62.9%. Most people in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA employs 216k people. The largest industries in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (34,197 people), Retail Trade (24,584 people), and Construction (20,092 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($101,222), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,495), and Public Administration ($74,894).

Median household income in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is $84,395. Males in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,298. The income inequality in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$84,395

2018 value

± $3,989

9.41%

1 Year Growth

± 7.3%

Households in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA have a median annual income of $84,395, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $77,133 in 2017, which represents a 9.41% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$78,575

Average Male Salary

± $755

$62,298

Average Female Salary

± $633

In 2018, full-time male employees in California 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

    $73,860 ± $1,174

  2. White

    $65,115 ± $611

  3. Two or More Races

    $54,912 ± $1,843

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 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 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is from California.

0.499

2018 Wage GINI

0.497

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in California was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.324% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2018 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)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA was Santa Clara County, CA with a value of $126,606, followed by Marin County, CA and San Mateo County, CA, with respective values of $126,373 and $124,425.

The following map shows all of the counties in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA (48.6k out of 424k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

    21,852 ± 1,123

  2. Hispanic

    15,957 ± 951

  3. Black

    11,689 ± 832

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

216k

2018 Value

± 7,923

4.95%

1 Year growth

± 5.04%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA grew at a rate of 4.95%, from 206k employees to 216k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (25,430 people), Sales & Related Occupations (21,270 people), and Management Occupations (16,876 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (25,430 people), Sales & Related Occupations (21,270 people), and Management Occupations (16,876 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Vallejo-Fairfield, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (1.63 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.52 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($121,636), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($96,036), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($91,594).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

216k

2018 Value

± 7,923

4.95%

1 Year growth

± 5.04%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA grew at a rate of 4.95%, from 206k employees to 216k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (34,197 people), Retail Trade (24,584 people), and Construction (20,092 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, though some of these residents may live in Vallejo-Fairfield, 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 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (34,197 people), Retail Trade (24,584 people), and Construction (20,092 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Vallejo-Fairfield, CA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.72 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.59 times), and Construction (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($101,222), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,495), and Public Administration ($74,894).

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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. $232B

  2. $172B

  3. $136B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $232B, followed by Mixed freight ($172B) and Gasoline ($136B).

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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$1.7T

2020 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $1.7T. This is expected to increase 46.3% 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. $71.8B

  2. $46.9B

  3. $34B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $71.8B, followed by Arizona with $46.9B and Washington and $34B.

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

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Health

95.1% of the population of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA has health coverage, with 50.6% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 9.51% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 2.9% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Vallejo-Fairfield, 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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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 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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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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

4.87%

Uninsured

50.6%

Employer Coverage

18.3%

Medicaid

9.51%

Medicare

13.8%

Non-Group

2.9%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA declined by 10.2% from 5.42% to 4.87%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Vallejo-Fairfield, 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

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is home to a population of 447k people, from which 91.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 19.6% of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA residents were born outside of the country (87.4k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is composed of 167k White Alone residents (37.3%), 120k Hispanic or Latino residents (26.9%), 67.9k Asian Alone residents (15.2%), 57.8k Black or African American Alone residents (13%), 25.2k Two or More Races residents (5.64%), 4.51k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (1.01%), 2.56k Some Other Race Alone residents (0.574%), and 2.08k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.466%).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA was 38.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Vallejo-Fairfield, CA residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

19.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

87.4k people

19.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

86.5k people

As of 2017, 19.6% of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA residents (87.4k people) 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 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA was 19.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,032,642 ± 46,722 people

  2. Philippines

    840,765 ± 22,271 people

  3. China

    696,409 ± 20,307 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,032,642 California residents, followed by Philippines with 840,765 and China with 696,409.

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Citizenship

91.8%

2018 Citizenship

91.7%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 91.8% of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA was 91.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    167k ± 1.45k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    120k ± 7.98k

  3. Asian Alone

    67.9k ± 2.65k

In 2018, there were 1.39 times more White Alone residents (167k people) in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 120k Hispanic or Latino and 67.9k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    10,314 ± 1,203

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    6,540 ± 1,287

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    6,445 ± 1,580

Vallejo-Fairfield, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA awarded 2,785 degrees. The student population of Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is skewed towards women, with 5,770 male students and 7,057 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA are White (973 and 35.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (615 and 22.2%), Asian (522 and 18.8%), and Black or African American (311 and 11.2%).

The largest universities in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA by number of degrees awarded are Solano Community College (1,631 and 58.6%), Touro University California (510 and 18.3%), and California State University Maritime Academy (251 and 9.01%).

The most popular majors in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (481 and 17.3%), Biological & Physical Sciences (357 and 12.8%), and Osteopathic Medicine (130 and 4.67%).

The median tuition costs in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $3,423 and $11,955 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 481 degrees awarded

  2. 357 degrees awarded

  3. 68 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 481 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,631 degrees awarded

  2. 510 degrees awarded

  3. 251 degrees awarded

$3,423

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Vallejo-Fairfield, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Solano Community College with 1,631 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,041

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,744

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,041 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA, which is 0.597 times less than the 1,744 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    973 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    615 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    522 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA were to White students. These 973 degrees mean that there were 1.58 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 615 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA was $442,700 in 2018, which is 1.93 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $411,700 to $442,700, a 7.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is 62.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA have an average commute time of 33.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$442,700

2018 Median

± $7,459

$411,700

2017 Median

± $9,716

In 2018, the median property value in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA grew to to $442,700 from the previous year's value of $411,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Vallejo-Fairfield, 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 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$84,395

Median Household Income

± $3,989

152k

Number of Households

± 5,961

In 2018, the median household income of the 152k households in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA grew to $84,395 from the previous year's value of $77,133.

The following chart displays the households in Vallejo-Fairfield, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

62.9%

2018 Homeownership

59.2%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 62.9% of the housing units in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.2%.

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

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Commute Time

33.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA have a longer commute time (33.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 9.16% of the workforce in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.4%

  2. Carpooled

    13.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.06%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA was Drove Alone (75.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.7%) and those who Worked At Home (5.06%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Vallejo-Fairfield, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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