Bell Gardens, CA

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Population

42,845

0.0934% growth

Poverty Rate

29.7%


Median Age

28.4


Median Household Income

$39,008

4.91% growth

Number of Employees

17,649

2.67% growth

Median Property Value

$347,300

8.97% growth

About

In 2017, Bell Gardens, CA had a population of 42.8k people with a median age of 28.4 and a median household income of $39,008. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bell Gardens, CA grew from 42,805 to 42,845, a 0.0934% increase and its median household income grew from $37,183 to $39,008, a 4.91% increase.

The population of Bell Gardens, CA is 95.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.14% White Alone, and 0.847% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Bell Gardens, CA speak a non-English language, and 69.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Bell Gardens, CA is $347,300, and the homeownership rate is 22.2%. Most people in Bell Gardens, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Bell Gardens, CA is 2 cars per household.

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 Bell Gardens, CA employs 17.6k people. The largest industries in Bell Gardens, CA are Manufacturing (3,238 people), Retail Trade (2,699 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,772 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($48,828), Finance & Insurance ($30,481), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,469).

Median household income in Bell Gardens, CA is $39,008. Males in Bell Gardens, 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 Bell Gardens, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,008

2017 value

± $2,619

4.91%

1 Year Growth

± 7.62%

Households in Bell Gardens, CA have a median annual income of $39,008, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,183 in 2016, which represents a 4.91% 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.

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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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bell Gardens, 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 5340.02

  2. Census Tract 5339.01

  3. Census Tract 5340.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bell Gardens, CA was Census Tract 5340.02 with a value of $48,586, followed by Census Tract 5339.01 and Census Tract 5340.01, with respective values of $45,440 and $40,888.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

29.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bell Gardens, CA (12.6k out of 42.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

    12,114 ± 708

  2. White

    10,192 ± 671

  3. Other

    2,202 ± 303

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bell Gardens, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

17.6k

2017 Value

± 777

2.67%

1 Year growth

± 5.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bell Gardens, CA grew at a rate of 2.67%, from 17.2k employees to 17.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bell Gardens, CA, are Production Occupations (2,957 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,497 people), and Material Moving Occupations (1,859 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bell Gardens, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bell Gardens, CA, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (2,957 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,497 people), and Material Moving Occupations (1,859 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bell Gardens, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (4.03 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.89 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.64 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bell Gardens, CA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($66,016), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,526), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($56,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17.6k

2017 Value

± 777

2.67%

1 Year growth

± 5.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bell Gardens, CA grew at a rate of 2.67%, from 17.2k employees to 17.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bell Gardens, CA, are Manufacturing (3,238 people), Retail Trade (2,699 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,772 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bell Gardens, CA, though some of these residents may live in Bell Gardens, 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 Bell Gardens, CA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,238 people), Retail Trade (2,699 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,772 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bell Gardens, CA has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (2.38 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (2.01 times), and Manufacturing (1.81 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bell Gardens, CA, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($48,828), Finance & Insurance ($30,481), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,469).

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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

78.1% of the population of Bell Gardens, CA has health coverage, with 26% on employee plans, 45.8% on Medicaid, 3.03% on Medicare, 3.17% on non-group plans, and 0.124% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Bell Gardens, CA see 1391 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.361% increase from the previous year (1386 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1199 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 343 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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1,391 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see an average of 1,391 patients per year. This represents a 0.361% increase from the previous year (1,386 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Los Angeles 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

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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

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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

21.9%

Uninsured

26%

Employer Coverage

45.8%

Medicaid

3.03%

Medicare

3.17%

Non-Group

0.124%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bell Gardens, CA declined by 15.6% from 25.9% to 21.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bell Gardens, 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%.

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

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Diversity

Bell Gardens, CA is home to a population of 42.8k people, from which 69.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 42.9% of Bell Gardens, CA residents were born outside of the country (18.4k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Bell Gardens, CA is composed of 40.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (95.3%), 1.35k White Alone residents (3.14%), 363 Asian Alone residents (0.847%), 216 Black or African American Alone residents (0.504%), 60 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.14%), 26 Two or More Races residents (0.0607%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

17

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bell Gardens, CA was 28.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 17, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Bell Gardens, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Bell Gardens, CA residents was 28.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

42.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

18.4k people

43.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

18.5k people

As of 2017, 42.9% of Bell Gardens, CA residents (18.4k 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 Bell Gardens, CA was 43.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

69.1%

2017 Citizenship

68.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 69.1% of Bell Gardens, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bell Gardens, CA was 68.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    40.8k ± 1.68k

  2. White Alone

    1.35k ± 314

  3. Asian Alone

    363 ± 172

In 2017, there were 30.4 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (40.8k people) in Bell Gardens, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.35k White Alone and 363 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    70 ± 57

  2. Vietnam

    62 ± 56

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    54 ± 49

Bell Gardens, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bell Gardens, CA was $347,300 in 2017, which is 1.51 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $318,700 to $347,300, a 8.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Bell Gardens, CA is 22.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bell Gardens, CA have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bell Gardens, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$347,300

2017 Median

± $18,682

$318,700

2016 Median

± $21,485

In 2017, the median property value in Bell Gardens, CA grew to to $347,300 from the previous year's value of $318,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bell Gardens, 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 Bell Gardens, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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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.

$39,008

Median Household Income

± $2,619

9.66k

Number of Households

± 524

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.66k households in Bell Gardens, CA grew to $39,008 from the previous year's value of $37,183.

The following chart displays the households in Bell Gardens, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

22.2%

2017 Homeownership

21%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 22.2% of the housing units in Bell Gardens, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 21%.

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

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bell Gardens, CA have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% of the workforce in Bell Gardens, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.9%

  2. Carpooled

    13.7%

  3. Public Transit

    6%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bell Gardens, CA was Drove Alone (71.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.7%) and those who Public Transit (6%).

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

2 cars

Average Number

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

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