West Covina, CA

Add Comparison

Population

107,786

0.141% growth

Median Age

37.4


Median Household Income

$74,551

4.68% growth

Poverty Rate

9.96%


Number of Employees

51,451

2.13% growth

Median Property Value

$459,500

6.66% growth

About

In 2017, West Covina, CA had a population of 108k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $74,551. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of West Covina, CA grew from 107,634 to 107,786, a 0.141% increase and its median household income grew from $71,217 to $74,551, a 4.68% increase.

The population of West Covina, CA is 53.7% Hispanic or Latino, 28.4% Asian Alone, and 11.8% White Alone. 55.1% of the people in West Covina, CA speak a non-English language, and 88% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in West Covina, CA are East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program (364 degrees awarded in 2016), North-West College-West Covina (340 degrees), and InterCoast Colleges-West Covina (73 degrees).

The median property value in West Covina, CA is $459,500, and the homeownership rate is 64.2%. Most people in West Covina, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.8 minutes. The average car ownership in West Covina, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of West Covina, CA employs 51.5k people. The largest industries in West Covina, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,097 people), Retail Trade (6,247 people), and Manufacturing (5,222 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,929), Utilities ($63,333), and Public Administration ($54,306).

Median household income in West Covina, CA is $74,551. Males in West Covina, 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 West Covina, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$74,551

2017 value

± $2,240

4.68%

1 Year Growth

± 4.24%

Households in West Covina, CA have a median annual income of $74,551, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $71,217 in 2016, which represents a 4.68% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in West Covina, CA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for California.

$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in West Covina, CA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in West Covina, CA by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for California.

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 West Covina, 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in West Covina, CA by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for West Covina, 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4064.12

  2. Census Tract 4063

  3. Census Tract 4064.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in West Covina, CA was Census Tract 4064.12 with a value of $93,616, followed by Census Tract 4063 and Census Tract 4064.02, with respective values of $90,660 and $88,500.

The following map shows all of the places in West Covina, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.96% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in West Covina, CA (10.7k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    6,264 ± 607

  2. Other

    3,818 ± 528

  3. White

    3,564 ± 392

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in West Covina, CA is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

51.5k

2017 Value

± 1,401

2.13%

1 Year growth

± 3.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in West Covina, CA grew at a rate of 2.13%, from 50.4k employees to 51.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in West Covina, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,624 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,140 people), and Management Occupations (4,794 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of West Covina, CA.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of West Covina, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,624 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,140 people), and Management Occupations (4,794 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, West Covina, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (1.58 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.44 times), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1.29 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of West Covina, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($102,365), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($81,642), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,417).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

51.5k

2017 Value

± 1,401

2.13%

1 Year growth

± 3.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in West Covina, CA grew at a rate of 2.13%, from 50.4k employees to 51.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in West Covina, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,097 people), Retail Trade (6,247 people), and Manufacturing (5,222 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of West Covina, CA, though some of these residents may live in West Covina, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in West Covina, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,097 people), Retail Trade (6,247 people), and Manufacturing (5,222 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other places, West Covina, CA has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (1.7 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.49 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.14 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in West Covina, CA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,929), Utilities ($63,333), and Public Administration ($54,306).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for California state.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

90.2% of the population of West Covina, CA has health coverage, with 50.3% on employee plans, 19.3% on Medicaid, 9.02% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.625% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in West Covina, 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for California.

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 neighboring states.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for California.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

9.76%

Uninsured

50.3%

Employer Coverage

19.3%

Medicaid

9.02%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

0.625%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in West Covina, CA declined by 20.1% from 12.2% to 9.76%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

West Covina, CA is home to a population of 108k people, from which 88% are citizens. As of 2017, 35.5% of West Covina, CA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of West Covina, CA is composed of 57.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (53.7%), 30.6k Asian Alone residents (28.4%), 12.8k White Alone residents (11.8%), 4.32k Black or African American Alone residents (4.01%), 1.77k Two or More Races residents (1.65%), 199 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.185%), 125 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.116%), and 102 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0946%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in West Covina, CA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (32,611 speakers), Chinese (9,202 speakers), and Tagalog (7,868 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

52

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in West Covina, CA was 37.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in West Covina, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all West Covina, CA residents was 37.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

35.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

35%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 35.5% of West Covina, 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 West Covina, CA was 35%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in West Covina, CA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 West Covina, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 West Covina, CA residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

88%

2017 Citizenship

87.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88% of West Covina, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in West Covina, CA was 87.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in West Covina, CA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    57.9k ± 2.63k

  2. Asian Alone

    30.6k ± 1.17k

  3. White Alone

    12.8k ± 807

In 2017, there were 1.89 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (57.9k people) in West Covina, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.6k Asian Alone and 12.8k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    32,611 speakers (32.1%)

  2. Chinese

    9,202 speakers (9.05%)

  3. Tagalog

    7,868 speakers (7.74%)

55.1% of West Covina, 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 West Covina, CA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 32.1% of the overall population of West Covina, CA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 9.05% speak Chinese and 7.74% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,282 ± 174

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    675 ± 156

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    434 ± 155

West Covina, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.9 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2016, universities in West Covina, CA awarded 836 degrees. The student population of West Covina, CA is skewed towards women, with 214 male students and 457 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in West Covina, CA are Hispanic or Latino (601 and 71.9%), followed by White (87 and 10.4%), Asian (68 and 8.13%), and Black or African American (39 and 4.67%).

The largest universities in West Covina, CA by number of degrees awarded are East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program (364 and 43.5%), North-West College-West Covina (340 and 40.7%), and InterCoast Colleges-West Covina (73 and 8.73%).

The most popular majors in West Covina, CA are Medical Assistant (204 and 24.4%), Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (94 and 11.2%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (60 and 7.18%).

The median tuition costs in West Covina, 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. 46 degrees awarded

  2. 98 degrees awarded

  3. 51 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in West Covina, CA was Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) with 46 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in West Covina, CA according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 364 degrees awarded

  2. 340 degrees awarded

  3. 73 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the West Covina, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program with 364 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

270

Degrees Awarded to Men

566

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 270 men were awarded degrees from institutions in West Covina, CA, which is 0.477 times less than the 566 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in West Covina, CA by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    601 degrees awarded

  2. White

    87 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    68 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in West Covina, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 601 degrees mean that there were 6.91 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 87 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in West Covina, CA was $459,500 in 2017, which is 2.11 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $430,800 to $459,500, a 6.66% increase. The homeownership rate in West Covina, CA is 64.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in West Covina, CA have an average commute time of 32.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in West Covina, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$74,551

Median Household Income

± $2,240

30.8k

Number of Households

± 1,007

In 2017, the median household income of the 30.8k households in West Covina, CA grew to $74,551 from the previous year's value of $71,217.

The following chart displays the households in West Covina, 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$459,500

2017 Median

± $5,335

$430,800

2016 Median

± $4,968

In 2017, the median property value in West Covina, CA grew to to $459,500 from the previous year's value of $430,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in West Covina, 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 West Covina, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $400k - $500k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

64.2%

2017 Homeownership

64.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.2% of the housing units in West Covina, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.4%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

32.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in West Covina, CA have a longer commute time (32.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5% of the workforce in West Covina, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in West Covina, CA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.7%

  2. Carpooled

    10.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.54%

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart