Amador County, CA

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2020 Population
39,023
1.55% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
49.9
1.19% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
8.11%
18.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$65,187
3.85% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$329,300
4.97% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Amador County, CA had a population of 39k people with a median age of 49.9 and a median household income of $65,187. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Amador County, CA grew from 38,429 to 39,023, a 1.55% increase and its median household income grew from $62,772 to $65,187, a 3.85% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Amador County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.8%), White (Hispanic) (7.89%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.53%), Other (Hispanic) (3.3%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.73%).

None of the households in Amador County, 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.

97.6% of the residents in Amador County, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Amador County, CA was $329,300, and the homeownership rate was 76.8%.

Most people in Amador County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Amador County, CA was 2 cars per household.

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Amador County, CA is home to a population of 39k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.9% of Amador County, CA residents were born outside of the country (2.3k people).

In 2020, there were 9.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30k people) in Amador County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.08k White (Hispanic) and 1.77k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2020 Citizenship
97.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.6% of Amador County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Amador County, CA was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Amador County, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30k ± 291
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.08k ± 368
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.77k ± 240
14.3%
Hispanic Population
5.59k people

In 2020, there were 9.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30k people) in Amador County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.08k White (Hispanic) and 1.77k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.3% of the people in Amador County, CA are hispanic (5.59k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Amador County, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.3k people
6.04%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.32k people

As of 2020, 5.9% of Amador County, CA residents (2.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Amador County, CA was 6.04%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,643 ± 300
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    562 ± 189
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    269 ± 125

Amador County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Amador County, CA employs 14.3k people. The largest industries in Amador County, CA are Public Administration (1,770 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,760 people), and Construction (1,389 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,688), Information ($78,875), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,717).

Occupations

14.3k
2020 Value
± 1,001
4.5%
1 Year growth
± 8.96%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Amador County, CA grew at a rate of 4.5%, from 13.7k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Amador County, CA, are Management Occupations (1,741 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,529 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,223 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Amador County, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.3k
2020 Value
± 1,001
4.5%
1 Year growth
± 8.96%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Amador County, CA grew at a rate of 4.5%, from 13.7k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Amador County, CA, are Public Administration (1,770 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,760 people), and Construction (1,389 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Amador County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Amador County, 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

$46,221
Median earning men ± $7,967
$34,639
Median earning women ± $2,955

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($95,422), Public Administration ($71,122), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,990).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($76,645), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,333), and Public Administration ($53,540).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 328
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 203
    Manufacturing
  3. 196
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

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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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

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. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Amador County, CA went to Donald J. Trump with 60.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.56%).

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla 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 53 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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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
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.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

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

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.74% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.99% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (7.14M), High School or Equivalent (6.69M), and Bachelors Degree (6.15M).

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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The median property value in Amador County, CA was $329,300 in 2020, which is 1.43 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $313,700 to $329,300, a 4.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Amador County, CA is 76.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Amador County, CA have an average commute time of 30.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Amador County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Amador County, CA is $65,187. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Amador County, CA was Census Tract 3.01 with a value of $90,500, followed by Census Tract 3.04 and Census Tract 1.01, with respective values of $78,305 and $74,909.

Property

$329,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$11,372
$11,396
Median Property Taxes
±$779

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 Amador County, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Amador County, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.8%
Homeownership
2020
64.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.8% of the housing units in Amador County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3.01
  2. Census Tract 3.04
  3. Census Tract 1.01

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Amador County, CA was Census Tract 3.01 with a value of $90,500, followed by Census Tract 3.04 and Census Tract 1.01, with respective values of $78,305 and $74,909.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Amador County, 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.
$65,187
Median Household Income
± $4,225
14.8k
Number of Households
± 1,015

In 2020, the median household income of the 14.8k households in Amador County, CA grew to $65,187 from the previous year's value of $62,772.

The following chart displays the households in Amador 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Amador County, CA is from California.
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California

In 2020, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.321% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.58%)
  3. Carpooled (7.48%)

In 2020, 79.2% of workers in Amador County, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.58%) and those who carpooled to work (7.48%).

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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Commute Time

30.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Amador County, CA have a longer commute time (30.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.99% of the workforce in Amador County, 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 Amador County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Amador County, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Amador County, CA (2.87k out of 35.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 65 - 74.

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

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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94.9% of the population of Amador County, CA has health coverage, with 39% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 22.8% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Amador County, CA see 1575 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.99% increase from the previous year (1486 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1472 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 414 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,575 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Amador County, CA

Primary care physicians in Amador County, CA see an average of 1,575 patients per year. This represents a 5.99% increase from the previous year (1,486 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Amador County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.5% under 18 years, 14.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 28.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.12%
Uninsured
39%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
22.8%
Medicare
14.5%
Non-Group
1.77%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Amador County, CA grew by 9.74% from 4.67% to 5.12%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 50.8 in Amador County, CA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.1% in Amador County, CA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.01% in Amador County, CA.

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