LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA

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2019 Population
186,850
2.98% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
34.4
0.29% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
28.7%
4.79% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$41,783
7.81% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$474,400
8.31% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
75,476
2.46% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA had a population of 187k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $41,783. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew from 181,446 to 186,850, a 2.98% increase and its median household income grew from $38,756 to $41,783, a 7.81% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are White (Hispanic) (35.3%), Other (Hispanic) (27.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (13.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.68%). 71.5% of the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 76.3% of the residents in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Los Angeles Trade Technical College (1,659 degrees awarded in 2019), FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles (1,137 degrees), and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles (659 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was $474,400, and the homeownership rate was 16.1%. Most people in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 1 car per household.

COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is home to a population of 187k people, from which 76.3% are citizens. As of 2019, 122% of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (228k people).

In 2019, there were 1.27 times more White (Hispanic) residents (66k people) in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52k Other (Hispanic) and 26k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Spanish (101,220 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (10,500 speakers), and Korean (5,326 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
  1. White (Hispanic)
    66k ± 2.47k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    52k ± 2.44k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    26k ± 1.24k
65.7%
Hispanic Population
123k people

In 2019, there were 1.27 times more White (Hispanic) residents (66k people) in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 52k Other (Hispanic) and 26k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

65.7% of the people in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are hispanic (123k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    101,220 speakers (57.3%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    10,500 speakers (5.95%)
  3. Korean
    5,326 speakers (3.02%)

71.5% of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Spanish. 57.3% of the overall population of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are native Spanish speakers. 5.95% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 3.02% speak Korean, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

122%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
228k people
41.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
74.8k people

As of 2019, 122% of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents (228k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 41.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

27
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 34.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    40,148 ± 4,360 people
  2. China
    6,544 ± 1,951 people
  3. El Salvador
    5,105 ± 1,730 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Mexico, the natal country of 40,148 LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents, followed by China with 6,544 and El Salvador with 5,105.

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Citizenship

76.3%
2019 Citizenship
75.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 76.3% of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 75.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,035 ± 253
  2. Vietnam
    882 ± 221
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    563 ± 181

LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is $41,783. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $201,921, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA, with respective values of $189,676 and $172,163.

Males in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.11 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,751. The income inequality in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.488, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA employs 75.5k people. The largest industries in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,725 people), Construction (3,988 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,872 people), and the highest paying industries are Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing ($145,447), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($117,307), and Advertising, public relations & related services ($115,575).

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,783
2019 value
± $1,396
7.81%
1 Year Growth
± 4.91%

Households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $41,783, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,756 in 2018, which represents a 7.81% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,558
Average Male Salary in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
± $8,591
$52,751
Average Female Salary in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
± $8,459

In 2019, full-time male employees in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA made 1.11 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
  1. Two or More Races
    $66,642 ± $27,643
  2. Asian
    $64,614 ± $15,212
  3. Black
    $59,415 ± $20,265

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA.

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Wage Distribution

0.488
2019 Wage GINI in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA
0.49
2018 Wage GINI in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA

In 2019, the income inequality in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was 0.488 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.326% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $201,921, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA, with respective values of $189,676 and $172,163.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

28.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA (50.7k out of 176k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    32,166 ± 1,241
  2. White
    22,057 ± 1,103
  3. Other
    12,937 ± 828

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

75.5k
2019 Value
2.46%
1 Year growth
± 2.46%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 73.7k employees to 75.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, are Cashiers (2,155 people), Personal care aides (2,073 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,017 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,155 people), Personal care aides (2,073 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,017 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Sewing machine operators (18.2 times higher than expected), Cutting workers (12.4 times), and Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors (12.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Financial managers ($183,640), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($143,728), and Medical & health services managers ($139,583).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

75.5k
2019 Value
2.46%
1 Year growth
± 2.46%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 73.7k employees to 75.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,725 people), Construction (3,988 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,872 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,725 people), Construction (3,988 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,872 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Cut and sew, and apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing (25.3 times higher than expected), Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills (16.2 times), and Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers (14.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing ($145,447), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($117,307), and Advertising, public relations & related services ($115,575).

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Domestic Trade

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. $379B
  2. $199B
  3. $157B

In 2018, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $379B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($199B) and Mixed freight ($157B).

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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$2.18T
2018 Value in California
$5.17T
Projected 2045 Value in California
137% growth

In 2018, total outbound California trade was $2.18T. This is expected to increase 137% to $5.17T by 2045.

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. $86.9B
  2. $47.9B
  3. $39.1B

In 2018, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $86.9B, followed by Arizona with $47.9B and Washington and $39.1B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 61.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.6%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.37%). The most partisan county was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for California
61.7% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in California
  1. 85% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 78.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in California was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in California colored by their party leaning.

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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 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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Education

In 2019, universities in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA awarded 3,877 degrees. The student population of Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is skewed towards women, with 8,428 male students and 10,733 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Hispanic or Latino (1,573 and 44.8%), followed by White (877 and 25%), Black or African American (443 and 12.6%), and Asian (264 and 7.51%).

The largest universities in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Los Angeles Trade Technical College (1,659 and 42.8%), FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles (1,137 and 29.3%), and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles (659 and 17%).

The most popular majors in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are Fashion Merchandising (312 and 8.05%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (231 and 5.96%), and Fashion & Apparel Design (227 and 5.86%).

The median tuition costs in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA are $28,142 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 312 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 185 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 179 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Fashion Merchandising with 312 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

$N/A
Median In-State Public
$28,142
Median Private

In 2019, the Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Los Angeles Trade Technical College with 1,659 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,252
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,625
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,252 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA, which is 0.477 times less than the 2,625 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,573 degrees awarded
  2. White
    877 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    443 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Los Angeles County (Central)--LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,573 degrees mean that there were 1.79 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 877 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA was $474,400 in 2019, which is 1.97 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $438,000 to $474,400, a 8.31% increase. The homeownership rate in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is 16.1%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 28.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$474,400
2019 Median
± $11,490
$438,000
2018 Median
± $12,385

In 2019, the median property value in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew to to $474,400 from the previous year's value of $438,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$41,783
Median Household Income
± $1,396
65.3k
Number of Households
± 1,638

In 2019, the median household income of the 65.3k households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA grew to $41,783 from the previous year's value of $38,756.

The following chart displays the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

16.1%
2019 Homeownership
17%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 16.1% of the housing units in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 17%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (28.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 4.02% of the workforce in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (56.4%)
  2. Public Transit (14.4%)
  3. Carpooled (10.2%)

In 2019, 56.4% of workers in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (14.4%) and those who carpooled to work (10.2%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Health

86.5% of the population of LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 28.5% on employee plans, 43.8% on Medicaid, 4.74% on Medicare, 8.64% on non-group plans, and 0.828% 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.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17%). Additionally, Colusa County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for California.
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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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for California.
$7,549
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in California
$4,735
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,368
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,833
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

13.5%
Uninsured
28.5%
Employer Coverage
43.8%
Medicaid
4.74%
Medicare
8.64%
Non-Group
0.828%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA declined by 10.6% from 15.1% to 13.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in LA City (East Central/Central City & Boyle Heights) PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17% prevalence
  2. 16.9% prevalence
  3. 15.5% prevalence

Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 17%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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