Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA

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2022 Population
101,885
27.4% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.1
0.263% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.71%
11.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$105,838
0.381% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$584,000
6.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA had a population of 102k people with a median age of 38.1 and a median household income of $105,838. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA declined from 140,394 to 101,885, a −27.4% decrease and its median household income grew from $105,436 to $105,838, a 0.381% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.6%), White (Hispanic) (14.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (12%), Other (Hispanic) (11.7%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.09%).

36.3% of the households in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.1% of the residents in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was $584,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 37.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA borders Kern County (East)--Ridgecrest, Arvin, Tehachapi & California City Cities PUMA, CA, Kern County (West)--Delano, Wasco & Shafter Cities PUMA, CA, Los Angeles County (North Central)--Lancaster City PUMA, CA, Los Angeles County (North Central)--Palmdale City PUMA, CA, Los Angeles County (North)--LA City (Northwest/Chatsworth & Porter Ranch) PUMA, CA, Los Angeles County (North)--LA City (North Central/Granada Hills & Sylmar) PUMA, CA, Los Angeles County (Central)--San Gabriel Valley Region (North) PUMA, CA, Los Angeles County (Northwest)--Santa Clarita City (South) PUMA, CA, Los Angeles County (Northwest)--Santa Clarita City (North) PUMA, CA, San Bernardino County (Northeast)--Twentynine Palms & Barstow Cities PUMA, CA, San Bernardino County (West Central)--Victorville & Adelanto Cities PUMA, CA, San Bernardino County (Southwest)--Phelan, Lake Arrowhead & Big Bear City PUMA, CA, Ventura County (North)--Santa Paula, Fillmore & Ojai Cities PUMA, CA, and Ventura County (Southeast)--Simi Valley City PUMA, CA.

Population & Diversity

Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA is home to a population of 102k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 17.7% of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (18k people).

In 2022, there were 2.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.4k people) in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.8k White (Hispanic) and 12.2k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA are Spanish (25,083 households), Korean (1,820 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (1,691 households).

Citizenship

94.1%
2022 Citizenship
94.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.1% of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was 94.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.4k ± 1.77k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    14.8k ± 1.52k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    12.2k ± 1.86k
39.4%
Hispanic Population
40.1k people

In 2022, there were 2.87 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.4k people) in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.8k White (Hispanic) and 12.2k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

39.4% of the people in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA are hispanic (40.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

17.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
18k people
17.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
24.4k people

As of 2022, 17.7% of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA residents (18k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was 17.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    25,083 households (26.1%)
  2. Korean
    1,820 households (1.89%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    1,691 households (1.76%)

36.3% of the households in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was Spanish. 26.1% of the households in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,022 ± 157
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    953 ± 213
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    567 ± 179

Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA employs 42.8k people. The largest industries in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA are Elementary & secondary schools (3,524 people), Construction (2,861 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,098 people), and the highest paying industries are Banking & related activities ($264,089), Data processing, hosting & related services ($224,405), and Management of companies & enterprises ($198,766).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,680
Women
43.6%
30,637
Men
56.4%

The workforce of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA in 2020 was 54,317 people, with 43.6% woman, and 56.4% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA.

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Occupations

42.8k
2022 Value
−22.3%
1 Year decline
± −22.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −22.3%, from 55k employees to 42.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA, are Other managers (1,546 people), Registered nurses (1,201 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,107 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

42.8k
2022 Value
−22.3%
1 Year decline
± −22.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −22.3%, from 55k employees to 42.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,524 people), Construction (2,861 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,098 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$66,017
Median earning men ± $5,012
$49,156
Median earning women ± $3,471

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($113,867), Public Administration ($102,500), and Manufacturing ($79,517).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($72,829), Public Administration ($71,364), and Information ($68,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.44% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.38% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (19.7k), Some college (19.6k), and Bachelors Degree (16.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was $584,000 in 2022, which is 2.07 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $550,400 to $584,000, a 6.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 37.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA is $105,838. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

Property

$584,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,681
$23,201
Median Property Taxes
±$991

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2022
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.1% of the housing units in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$105,838
Median Household Income
± $3,937
30.5k
Number of Households
± 1,297

In 2022, the median household income of the 30.5k households in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA grew to $105,838 from the previous year's value of $105,436.

The following chart displays the households in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.465
2022 Wage GINI in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA

In 2022, the income inequality in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.44% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75%)
  2. Worked At Home (13%)
  3. Carpooled (8.8%)

In 2022, 75% of workers in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13%) and those who carpooled to work (8.8%).

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Commute Time

37.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (37.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.9% of the workforce in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.71% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA (9.37k out of 96.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, 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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Health

94.1% of the population of Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 54.6% on employee plans, 17% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 0.675% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in California see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1254 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1,254 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.4% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.88%
Uninsured
54.6%
Employer Coverage
17%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
0.675%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA grew by 2.68% from 5.73% to 5.88%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Los Angeles County (North/Unincorporated)--Castaic PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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