Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA

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2020 Population
145,149
0.357% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.5
1.28% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.65%
5.1% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$91,910
4.11% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$695,900
7.52% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA had a population of 145k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $91,910. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA grew from 144,632 to 145,149, a 0.357% increase and its median household income grew from $88,278 to $91,910, a 4.11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (28.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (23.7%), White (Hispanic) (14.6%), Other (Hispanic) (11.1%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.9%).

44.7% of the households in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland 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.

86.6% of the residents in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Alameda County (North Central)--Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA are Carrington College-San Leandro Campus (126 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was $695,900, and the homeownership rate was 57.1%.

Most people in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA is home to a population of 145k people, from which 86.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 30.9% of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (44.8k people).

In 2020, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.6k people) in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 21.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA are Spanish (29,559 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (12,698 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (5,036 households).

Citizenship

86.6%
2020 Citizenship
86.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 86.6% of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was 86.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    41.6k ± 1.69k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    34.3k ± 2.1k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    21.2k ± 1.66k
31.1%
Hispanic Population
45.1k people

In 2020, there were 1.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.6k people) in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 34.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 21.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.1% of the people in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA are hispanic (45.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

30.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
44.8k people
30.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
44.1k people

As of 2020, 30.9% of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA residents (44.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was 30.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    29,559 households (21.6%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    12,698 households (9.27%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    5,036 households (3.68%)

44.7% of the households in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. 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 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was Spanish. 21.6% of the households in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland 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
    2,118 ± 270
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    783 ± 213
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    659 ± 166

Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA employs 69.2k people. The largest industries in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA are Construction (5,134 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,997 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,506 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($137,207), Computer Systems Design ($133,189), and Labor unions ($126,526).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
33,935
Women
49%
35,270
Men
51%

The workforce of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA in 2020 was 69,205 people, with 49% woman, and 51% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA.

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Occupations

69.2k
2020 Value
−0.244%
1 Year decline
± −0.244%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −0.244%, from 69.4k employees to 69.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA, are Cashiers (1,940 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,778 people), and Customer service representatives (1,714 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

69.2k
2020 Value
−0.244%
1 Year decline
± −0.244%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA declined at a rate of −0.244%, from 69.4k employees to 69.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA, are Construction (5,134 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,997 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,506 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland 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

$54,048
Median earning men ± $1,506
$44,923
Median earning women ± $2,297

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($99,250), Public Administration ($85,938), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,313).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($65,497), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,528), and Information ($61,296).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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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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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.

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 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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In 2020, universities in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA awarded 126 degrees. The student population of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 30 male students and 229 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (77 and 62.1%), followed by Black or African American (22 and 17.7%), Asian (12 and 9.68%), and White (6 and 4.84%).

The largest universities in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Carrington College-San Leandro Campus (126 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Alameda County (North Central)--Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA are Medical Assistant (52 and 41.3%), Dental Assisting (31 and 24.6%), and Security & Loss Prevention Services (9 and 7.14%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.84% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.57% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (27.4k), Some college (26.5k), and Bachelors Degree (24.6k).

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The median property value in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was $695,900 in 2020, which is 3.03 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $647,200 to $695,900, a 7.52% increase. The homeownership rate in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA is 57.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 35.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA is $91,910. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

Property

$695,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,363
$26,976
Median Property Taxes
±$1,127

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 Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

57.1%
Homeownership
2020
73.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 57.1% of the housing units in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $184,672, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $170,304 and $164,769.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland 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.
$91,910
Median Household Income
± $3,160
48.4k
Number of Households
± 1,500

In 2020, the median household income of the 48.4k households in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA grew to $91,910 from the previous year's value of $88,278.

The following chart displays the households in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.412
2020 Wage GINI in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA
0.415
2019 Wage GINI in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA

In 2020, the income inequality in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was 0.412 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.797% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (70.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.7%)
  3. Public Transit (9.24%)

In 2020, 70.7% of workers in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.7%) and those who used public transit to get to work (9.24%).

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

35.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (35.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.84% of the workforce in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland 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 Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.65% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA (13.8k out of 143k 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 Females 35 - 44 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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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95.1% of the population of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 53.1% on employee plans, 20.1% on Medicaid, 9.78% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 0.5% 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 California see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1261 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 268 patients per year.

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

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1,254 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1,261 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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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 22.6% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 43% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

4.86%
Uninsured
53.1%
Employer Coverage
20.1%
Medicaid
9.78%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
0.5%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA grew by 6.56% from 4.56% to 4.86%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Castro Valley, San Lorenzo & Ashland PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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