Yuba County, CA

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Population

74,644

1.01% growth

Median Age

32.4


Median Household Income

$51,776

6.23% growth

Poverty Rate

18.5%


Number of Employees

27,832

5.47% growth

Median Property Value

$207,100

8.6% growth

About

In 2017, Yuba County, CA had a population of 74.6k people with a median age of 32.4 and a median household income of $51,776. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Yuba County, CA grew from 73,897 to 74,644, a 1.01% increase and its median household income grew from $48,739 to $51,776, a 6.23% increase.

The population of Yuba County, CA is 56.3% White Alone, 27.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.3% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Yuba County, CA speak a non-English language, and 93.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Yuba County, CA are Yuba College (898 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Yuba County, CA is $207,100, and the homeownership rate is 58.2%. Most people in Yuba County, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Yuba County, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Yuba County, CA employs 27.8k people. The largest industries in Yuba County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,918 people), Retail Trade (3,458 people), and Public Administration (2,726 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($83,357), Public Administration ($52,326), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,500).

Median household income in Yuba County, CA is $51,776. Males in Yuba 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 Yuba County, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,776

2017 value

± $2,375

6.23%

1 Year Growth

± 5.83%

Households in Yuba County, CA have a median annual income of $51,776, 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 $48,739 in 2016, which represents a 6.23% 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 California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California 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 California 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 Yuba 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 407

  2. Census Tract 410

  3. Census Tract 408

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yuba County, CA was Census Tract 407 with a value of $80,266, followed by Census Tract 410 and Census Tract 408, with respective values of $75,625 and $69,098.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Yuba County, 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

18.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yuba County, CA (13.6k out of 73.4k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    9,310 ± 672

  2. Hispanic

    4,509 ± 492

  3. Two Or More

    1,336 ± 315

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Yuba County, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

27.8k

2017 Value

± 1,218

5.47%

1 Year growth

± 5.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yuba County, CA grew at a rate of 5.47%, from 26.4k employees to 27.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yuba County, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,921 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,792 people), and Management Occupations (2,134 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yuba County, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Yuba County, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,921 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,792 people), and Management Occupations (2,134 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Yuba County, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.97 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.69 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Yuba County, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($71,731), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($70,811), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

27.8k

2017 Value

± 1,218

5.47%

1 Year growth

± 5.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Yuba County, CA grew at a rate of 5.47%, from 26.4k employees to 27.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yuba County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,918 people), Retail Trade (3,458 people), and Public Administration (2,726 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yuba County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Yuba 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 Yuba County, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,918 people), Retail Trade (3,458 people), and Public Administration (2,726 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Yuba County, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.69 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.1 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Yuba County, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($83,357), Public Administration ($52,326), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,500).

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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 ($157B) and Gasoline ($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

89.8% of the population of Yuba County, CA has health coverage, with 34% on employee plans, 30.5% on Medicaid, 8.02% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 5.71% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Yuba County, CA see 4382 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.712% increase from the previous year (4351 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2895 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 566 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

4,382 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Yuba County, CA see an average of 4,382 patients per year. This represents a 0.712% increase from the previous year (4,351 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Yuba 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%).

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%).

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.

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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

10.2%

Uninsured

34%

Employer Coverage

30.5%

Medicaid

8.02%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

5.71%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yuba County, CA declined by 16.6% from 12.2% to 10.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Yuba 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

Yuba County, CA is home to a population of 74.6k people, from which 93.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 12.2% of Yuba County, CA residents were born outside of the country (9.09k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Yuba County, CA is composed of 42k White Alone residents (56.3%), 20.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (27.4%), 4.7k Asian Alone residents (6.3%), 3.94k Two or More Races residents (5.27%), 2.41k Black or African American Alone residents (3.22%), 721 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.966%), 257 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.344%), and 126 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.169%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Yuba County, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Yuba County, CA was 32.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Yuba County, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Yuba County, CA residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

12.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

9.09k people

12.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

8.97k people

As of 2017, 12.2% of Yuba County, CA residents (9.09k people) 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 Yuba County, CA was 12.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

93.6%

2017 Citizenship

93.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.6% of Yuba County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Yuba County, CA was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    42k ± 56

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    20.5k ± 1.47k

  3. Asian Alone

    4.7k ± 346

In 2017, there were 2.05 times more White Alone residents (42k people) in Yuba County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.5k Hispanic or Latino and 4.7k 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 Yuba County, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Yuba County, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Yuba County, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Yuba County, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    2,093 ± 350

  2. Vietnam

    1,922 ± 282

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    873 ± 185

Yuba County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Yuba County, CA awarded 898 degrees. The student population of Yuba County, CA is skewed towards women, with 2,511 male students and 3,859 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Yuba County, CA are White (370 and 41.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (284 and 31.6%), Asian (111 and 12.4%), and Two or More Races (52 and 5.79%).

The largest universities in Yuba County, CA by number of degrees awarded are Yuba College (898 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Yuba County, CA are General Social Sciences (136 and 15.1%), Biological & Physical Sciences (123 and 13.7%), and General Business Administration & Management (81 and 9.02%).

The median tuition costs in Yuba County, 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. 136 degrees awarded

  2. 123 degrees awarded

  3. 73 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Yuba County, CA was General Social Sciences with 136 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

898 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Yuba County, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Yuba College with 898 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

304

Degrees Awarded to Men

594

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 304 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Yuba County, CA, which is 0.512 times less than the 594 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Yuba County, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    370 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    284 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    111 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Yuba County, CA were to White students. These 370 degrees mean that there were 1.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 284 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Yuba County, CA was $207,100 in 2017, which is 0.952 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $190,700 to $207,100, a 8.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Yuba County, CA is 58.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Yuba County, CA have an average commute time of 29.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Yuba 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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$51,776

Median Household Income

± $2,375

25.9k

Number of Households

± 1,108

In 2017, the median household income of the 25.9k households in Yuba County, CA grew to $51,776 from the previous year's value of $48,739.

The following chart displays the households in Yuba County, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$207,100

2017 Median

± $11,070

$190,700

2016 Median

± $8,878

In 2017, the median property value in Yuba County, CA grew to to $207,100 from the previous year's value of $190,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Yuba 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 Yuba County, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $250k - $300k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

58.2%

2017 Homeownership

58.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 58.2% of the housing units in Yuba County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Yuba 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 Yuba County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Yuba County, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

29.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yuba County, CA have a longer commute time (29.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.13% of the workforce in Yuba County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.3%

  2. Carpooled

    13.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.78%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Yuba County, CA was Drove Alone (78.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.4%) and those who Worked At Home (4.78%).

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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