Visalia, CA

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2020 Population
133,100
0.754% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
32.5
1.56% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
14.6%
9.89% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$66,668
7.07% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$254,600
7.7% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
57,818
2.49% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Visalia, CA had a population of 133k people with a median age of 32.5 and a median household income of $66,668. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Visalia, CA grew from 132,104 to 133,100, a 0.754% increase and its median household income grew from $62,263 to $66,668, a 7.07% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Visalia, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (38%), White (Hispanic) (28.1%), Other (Hispanic) (16.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.69%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.36%).

None of the households in Visalia, 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.

93.4% of the residents in Visalia, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Visalia, CA are College of the Sequoias (123217) (2,765 degrees awarded in 2020), San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (948 degrees), and Advanced Career Institute (811 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Visalia, CA was $254,600, and the homeownership rate was 59.2%.

Most people in Visalia, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Visalia, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Visalia, CA is home to a population of 133k people, from which 93.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 12.7% of Visalia, CA residents were born outside of the country (16.9k people).

In 2020, there were 1.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50.6k people) in Visalia, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 37.4k White (Hispanic) and 22.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.4%
2020 Citizenship
92.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.4% of Visalia, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Visalia, CA was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Visalia, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    50.6k ± 2.01k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    37.4k ± 3.24k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    22.3k ± 3.2k
51.9%
Hispanic Population
69.1k people

In 2020, there were 1.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (50.6k people) in Visalia, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 37.4k White (Hispanic) and 22.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

51.9% of the people in Visalia, CA are hispanic (69.1k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,008,868 ± 46,586 people
  2. Philippines
    829,356 ± 22,122 people
  3. China
    683,718 ± 20,124 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,008,868 California residents, followed by Philippines with 829,356 and China with 683,718.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.7%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
16.9k people
14.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
18.8k people

As of 2020, 12.7% of Visalia, CA residents (16.9k 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 Visalia, CA was 14.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,924 ± 333
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,435 ± 382
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    842 ± 259

Visalia, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Visalia, CA employs 57.8k people. The largest industries in Visalia, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,400 people), Educational Services (7,607 people), and Retail Trade (6,265 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,107), Public Administration ($57,738), and Information ($54,983).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,427. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

57.8k
2020 Value
± 2,482
2.49%
1 Year growth
± 5.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Visalia, CA grew at a rate of 2.49%, from 56.4k employees to 57.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Visalia, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,392 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,058 people), and Management Occupations (5,325 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Visalia, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

57.8k
2020 Value
± 2,482
2.49%
1 Year growth
± 5.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Visalia, CA grew at a rate of 2.49%, from 56.4k employees to 57.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Visalia, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,400 people), Educational Services (7,607 people), and Retail Trade (6,265 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Visalia, CA, though some of these residents may live in Visalia, 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

$42,505
Median earning men ± $2,555
$33,296
Median earning women ± $2,152

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($74,375), Information ($65,474), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,758).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($65,156), Public Administration ($46,233), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,781).

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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 Visalia, CA awarded 4,736 degrees. The student population of Visalia, CA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 6,014 male students and 9,576 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Visalia, CA are Hispanic or Latino (3,023 and 63.8%), followed by White (1,136 and 24%), Asian (189 and 3.99%), and Black or African American (151 and 3.19%).

The largest universities in Visalia, CA by number of degrees awarded are College of the Sequoias (123217) (2,765 and 58.4%), San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (948 and 20%), and Advanced Career Institute (811 and 17.1%).

The most popular majors in Visalia, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (879 and 18.6%), Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (678 and 14.3%), and Child Care Provider (325 and 6.86%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 15,590 students enrolled in Visalia, CA, 38.6% men and 61.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 10,427 records, of which 61.6% were women and 38.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 130 degree-majors awarded
  2. 879 degree-majors awarded
  3. 157 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Visalia, CA was Child Care Provider with 130 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,765 degrees awarded
  2. 948 degrees awarded
  3. 811 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of the Sequoias (123217) with 2,765 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 2,081 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Visalia, CA, which is 0.784 times less than the 2,655 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 3,023 degrees mean that there were 2.66 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 1,136 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,288) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($106) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,917) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Visalia, CA was $254,600 in 2020, which is 1.11 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $236,400 to $254,600, a 7.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Visalia, CA is 59.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Visalia, CA have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Visalia, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Visalia, CA is $66,668. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Visalia, CA was Census Tract 20.06 with a value of $101,678, followed by Census Tract 10.05 and Census Tract 19.02, with respective values of $94,744 and $71,641.

Property

$254,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,597
$25,950
Median Property Taxes
±$1,487

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

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

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Rent vs Own

59.2%
Homeownership
2020
71.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 59.2% of the housing units in Visalia, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 20.06
  2. Census Tract 10.05
  3. Census Tract 19.02

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Visalia, CA was Census Tract 20.06 with a value of $101,678, followed by Census Tract 10.05 and Census Tract 19.02, with respective values of $94,744 and $71,641.

The following map shows all of the places in Visalia, 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.
$66,668
Median Household Income
± $2,004
43.9k
Number of Households
± 2,014

In 2020, the median household income of the 43.9k households in Visalia, CA grew to $66,668 from the previous year's value of $62,263.

The following chart displays the households in Visalia, 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 Visalia, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.41%)

In 2020, 80.7% of workers in Visalia, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (5.41%).

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

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Visalia, CA have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.21% of the workforce in Visalia, 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 Visalia, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Visalia, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Visalia, CA (19.2k out of 131k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Visalia, CA is Hispanic, followed by White 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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94.3% of the population of Visalia, CA has health coverage, with 42.4% on employee plans, 26.2% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.23% 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 Tulare County, CA see 2353 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.71% decrease from the previous year (2394 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1850 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 354 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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2,353 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tulare County, CA

Primary care physicians in Tulare County, CA see an average of 2,353 patients per year. This represents a 1.71% decrease from the previous year (2,394 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tulare 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 30.6% under 18 years, 23.4% between 18 and 34 years, 33% between 35 and 64 years, and 13% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

5.74%
Uninsured
42.4%
Employer Coverage
26.2%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.23%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Visalia, CA grew by 3.49% from 5.55% to 5.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Visalia, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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