Tuolumne County, CA

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2022 Population
54,993
0.453% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
48.7
0.206% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.4%
14.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$70,432
5.36% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$377,700
13.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
20,829
3.31% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Tuolumne County, CA had a population of 55k people with a median age of 48.7 and a median household income of $70,432. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tuolumne County, CA declined from 55,243 to 54,993, a −0.453% decrease and its median household income grew from $66,846 to $70,432, a 5.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tuolumne County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.2%), White (Hispanic) (5.04%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.22%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.19%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.73%).

None of the households in Tuolumne 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.

98.3% of the residents in Tuolumne County, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tuolumne County, CA are Columbia College (112561) (425 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Tuolumne County, CA was $377,700, and the homeownership rate was 74.4%.

Most people in Tuolumne County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Tuolumne County, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tuolumne County, CA is home to a population of 55k people, from which 98.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.97% of Tuolumne County, CA residents were born outside of the country (2.73k people).

In 2022, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.5k people) in Tuolumne County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.77k White (Hispanic) and 2.32k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.3%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.3% of Tuolumne County, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tuolumne County, CA was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tuolumne County, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    43.5k ± 102
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.77k ± 502
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.32k ± 423
12.9%
Hispanic Population
7.08k people

In 2022, there were 15.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (43.5k people) in Tuolumne County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.77k White (Hispanic) and 2.32k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12.9% of the people in Tuolumne County, CA are hispanic (7.08k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,899,021 ± 46,015 people
  2. Philippines
    824,230 ± 22,055 people
  3. China
    685,370 ± 20,148 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,899,021 California residents, followed by Philippines with 824,230 and China with 685,370.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.97%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.73k people
5.27%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.91k people

As of 2022, 4.97% of Tuolumne County, CA residents (2.73k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tuolumne County, CA was 5.27%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,956 ± 288
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    937 ± 285
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    543 ± 214

Tuolumne County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tuolumne County, CA employs 20.8k people. The largest industries in Tuolumne County, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,131 people), Educational Services (2,098 people), and Retail Trade (1,824 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($109,583), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($76,635), and Public Administration ($73,299).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,777. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

20.8k
2022 Value
± 1,193
−3.31%
1 Year decline
± 8.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tuolumne County, CA declined at a rate of −3.31%, from 21.5k employees to 20.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tuolumne County, CA, are Management Occupations (2,137 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,000 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,669 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tuolumne County, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

20.8k
2022 Value
± 1,193
−3.31%
1 Year decline
± 8.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tuolumne County, CA declined at a rate of −3.31%, from 21.5k employees to 20.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tuolumne County, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,131 people), Educational Services (2,098 people), and Retail Trade (1,824 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tuolumne County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Tuolumne 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

$51,718
Median earning men ± $4,136
$34,090
Median earning women ± $1,787

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($93,687), Public Administration ($82,455), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,115).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,306), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,809), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,658).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 632
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 274
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 250
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tuolumne County, CA went to Donald J. Trump with 58.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (39.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.44%).

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.

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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

In 2022, universities in Tuolumne County, CA awarded 425 degrees. The student population of Tuolumne County, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,016 male students and 1,333 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tuolumne County, CA are White (306 and 72%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (73 and 17.2%), Black or African American (15 and 3.53%), and Asian (10 and 2.35%).

The largest universities in Tuolumne County, CA by number of degrees awarded are Columbia College (112561) (425 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Tuolumne County, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (87 and 20.5%), General Psychology (51 and 12%), and General Health Services (43 and 10.1%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,349 students enrolled in Tuolumne County, CA, 43.3% men and 56.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,640 records, of which 57.7% were women and 42.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 61 degrees awarded
  2. 43 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Tuolumne County, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 61 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
425 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Columbia College (112561) with 425 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 196 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tuolumne County, CA, which is 0.856 times less than the 229 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 306 degrees mean that there were 4.19 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 73 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,276) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($80) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,126) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Tuolumne County, CA was $377,700 in 2022, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $333,500 to $377,700, a 13.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Tuolumne County, CA is 74.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tuolumne County, CA have an average commute time of 29.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tuolumne County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tuolumne County, CA is $70,432. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Tuolumne County, CA was Census Tract 11 with a value of $79,711, followed by Census Tract 32 and Census Tract 52.01, with respective values of $70,563 and $70,000.

In 2022, 19.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Tuolumne County, CA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.97%.

Property

$377,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,106
$16,991
Median Property Taxes
±$1,026

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

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Rent vs Own

74.4%
Homeownership
2022
63.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.4% of the housing units in Tuolumne County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 11
  2. Census Tract 32
  3. Census Tract 52.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tuolumne County, CA was Census Tract 11 with a value of $79,711, followed by Census Tract 32 and Census Tract 52.01, with respective values of $70,563 and $70,000.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Tuolumne County, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$70,432
Median Household Income
± $4,691
22.8k
Number of Households
± 1,266

In 2022, the median household income of the 22.8k households in Tuolumne County, CA grew to $70,432 from the previous year's value of $66,846.

The following chart displays the households in Tuolumne 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 Tuolumne County, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (11%)
  3. Carpooled (8.21%)

In 2022, 75.9% of workers in Tuolumne County, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11%) and those who carpooled to work (8.21%).

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

29.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tuolumne County, CA have a longer commute time (29.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.97% of the workforce in Tuolumne 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 Tuolumne County, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tuolumne County, CA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 19.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Tuolumne County, CA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.97%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tuolumne County, CA (5.89k out of 51.8k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tuolumne 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 13.4% of the children was living in poverty in Tuolumne County, CA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.4%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 316 in Tuolumne County, CA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 85.5 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94% of the population of Tuolumne County, CA has health coverage, with 37.6% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 20.3% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 2.32% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tuolumne County, CA see 1434 patients per year on average, which represents a 13.1% increase from the previous year (1268 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 826 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 436 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,434 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tuolumne County, CA

Primary care physicians in Tuolumne County, CA see an average of 1,434 patients per year. This represents a 13.1% increase from the previous year (1,268 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.6% under 18 years, 16.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 28.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

6%
Uninsured
37.6%
Employer Coverage
19.7%
Medicaid
20.3%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
2.32%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tuolumne County, CA declined by 7.63% from 6.5% to 6%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 57.5 in Tuolumne County, CA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, 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 28% in Tuolumne County, CA.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.8% in Tuolumne County, CA.

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