Woodside, CA

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Population

5,550

0.983% growth

Poverty Rate

4.25%


Median Age

50.3


Median Household Income

$250,001

11.6% growth

Number of Employees

2,542

6.05% growth

Median Property Value

$2M

0% growth

About

In 2017, Woodside, CA had a population of 5.55k people with a median age of 50.3 and a median household income of $250,001. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Woodside, CA grew from 5,496 to 5,550, a 0.983% increase and its median household income grew from $223,934 to $250,001, a 11.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Woodside, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (84%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.46%), White (Hispanic) (4.38%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.36%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (1.44%). N/A% of the people in Woodside, CA speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Woodside, CA are Canada College (870 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Woodside, CA is $2M, and the homeownership rate is 93.4%. Most people in Woodside, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Woodside, CA is 3 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Woodside, CA employs 2.54k people. The largest industries in Woodside, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (564 people), Manufacturing (270 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (251 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($250,001), Finance & Insurance ($250,001), and Information ($207,153).

Median household income in Woodside, CA is $250,001. Males in Woodside, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Woodside, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$250,001

2017 value

± $N/A

11.6%

1 Year Growth

± 10.9%

Households in Woodside, CA have a median annual income of $250,001, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $223,934 in 2016, which represents a 11.6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Woodside, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 6133

  2. Census Tract 6134

  3. Census Tract 6113

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Woodside, CA was Census Tract 6133 with a value of $246,042, followed by Census Tract 6134 and Census Tract 6113, with respective values of $243,194 and $126,646.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.25% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Woodside, CA (235 out of 5.52k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

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. White

    178 ± 94

  2. Hispanic

    35 ± 87

  3. Asian

    32 ± 87

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Woodside, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.54k

2017 Value

± 243

6.05%

1 Year growth

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Woodside, CA grew at a rate of 6.05%, from 2.4k employees to 2.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Woodside, CA, are Management Occupations (727 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (324 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (270 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Woodside, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Woodside, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (727 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (324 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (270 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Woodside, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (5.26 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (2.81 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Woodside, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($250,001), Management Occupations ($207,043), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($185,924).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.54k

2017 Value

± 243

6.05%

1 Year growth

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Woodside, CA grew at a rate of 6.05%, from 2.4k employees to 2.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Woodside, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (564 people), Manufacturing (270 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (251 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Woodside, CA, though some of these residents may live in Woodside, 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 Woodside, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (564 people), Manufacturing (270 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (251 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Woodside, CA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (4.87 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (3.37 times), and Information (3.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Woodside, CA, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($250,001), Finance & Insurance ($250,001), and Information ($207,153).

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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. $232B

  2. $172B

  3. $136B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $232B, followed by Mixed freight ($172B) and Gasoline ($136B).

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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$1.7T

2020 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $1.7T. This is expected to increase 46.3% to $2.48T 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. $71.8B

  2. $46.9B

  3. $34B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $71.8B, followed by Arizona with $46.9B and Washington and $34B.

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

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Health

97.8% of the population of Woodside, CA has health coverage, with 59% on employee plans, 2.11% on Medicaid, 17.6% on Medicare, 18.9% on non-group plans, and 0.0901% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Woodside, CA see 972 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.21% decrease from the previous year (994 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 988 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 300 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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972 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in San Mateo County, CA see an average of 972 patients per year. This represents a 2.21% decrease from the previous year (994 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in San Mateo County, CA 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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

2.23%

Uninsured

59%

Employer Coverage

2.11%

Medicaid

17.6%

Medicare

18.9%

Non-Group

0.0901%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Woodside, CA declined by 15.3% from 2.64% to 2.23%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Woodside, 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. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

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Diversity

Woodside, CA is home to a population of 5.55k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 15.2% of Woodside, CA residents were born outside of the country (843 people).

In 2017, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.66k people) in Woodside, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 303 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 243 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

49

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.1

56

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Woodside, CA was 50.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 56. But people in Woodside, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Woodside, CA residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

843 people

14.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

820 people

As of 2017, 15.2% of Woodside, CA residents (843 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Woodside, CA was 14.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 California residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

96.6%

2017 Citizenship

96.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.6% of Woodside, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Woodside, CA was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Woodside, CA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    4.66k ± 194

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    303 ± 132

  3. White (Hispanic)

    243 ± 125

In 2017, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.66k people) in Woodside, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 303 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 243 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    132 ± 49

  2. World War II

    29 ± 26

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    14 ± 22

Woodside, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Woodside, CA awarded 870 degrees. The student population of Woodside, CA is skewed towards women, with 2,321 male students and 3,831 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Woodside, CA are Hispanic or Latino (432 and 52.2%), followed by White (204 and 24.6%), Asian (92 and 11.1%), and Black or African American (38 and 4.59%).

The largest universities in Woodside, CA by number of degrees awarded are Canada College (870 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Woodside, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (144 and 16.6%), Child Care Provider (110 and 12.6%), and General Psychology (62 and 7.13%).

The median tuition costs in Woodside, CA are $N/A 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. 48 degrees awarded

  2. 68 degrees awarded

  3. 62 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Woodside, CA was General Economics with 48 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

870 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Woodside, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Canada College with 870 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

246

Degrees Awarded to Men

624

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 246 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Woodside, CA, which is 0.394 times less than the 624 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    432 degrees awarded

  2. White

    204 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    92 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Woodside, CA were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 432 degrees mean that there were 2.12 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 204 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Woodside, CA was $2M in 2017, which is 8.71 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $2M to $2M, a 0% change. The homeownership rate in Woodside, CA is 93.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Woodside, CA have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Woodside, CA is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$2M

2017 Median

± N/A

$2M

2016 Median

± N/A

In 2017, the median property value in Woodside, CA stayed at to $2M from the previous year's value of $2M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Woodside, 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 Woodside, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ range.

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Household Income

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$250,001

Median Household Income

± $N/A

1.91k

Number of Households

± 179

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.91k households in Woodside, CA grew to $250,001 from the previous year's value of $223,934.

The following chart displays the households in Woodside, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Woodside, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Woodside, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

93.4%

2017 Homeownership

89.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 93.4% of the housing units in Woodside, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 89.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Woodside, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Woodside, CA have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.41% of the workforce in Woodside, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.6%

  2. Worked At Home

    12.7%

  3. Public Transit

    4.01%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Woodside, CA was Drove Alone (77.6%), followed by those who Worked At Home (12.7%) and those who Public Transit (4.01%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Woodside, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Woodside, CA have 3 cars, followed by 2 cars.

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