Congressional District 18, CA

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2019 Population
753,806
0.468% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Representative
Anna Eshoo
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39.7
0.75% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
6.34%
5.94% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$149,375
5.45% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$1.59M
1.18% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 18, CA had a population of 754k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $149,375. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 18, CA grew from 750,295 to 753,806, a 0.468% increase and its median household income grew from $141,661 to $149,375, a 5.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 18, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (24.3%), White (Hispanic) (9.73%), Other (Hispanic) (4.81%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.19%). 37.6% of the households in Congressional District 18, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

85.8% of the residents in Congressional District 18, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 18, CA was $1.59M, and the homeownership rate was 58.8%. Most people in Congressional District 18, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 18, CA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 18, CA is home to a population of 754k people, from which 85.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 48.5% of Congressional District 18, CA residents were born outside of the country (365k people).

In 2019, there were 2.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (398k people) in Congressional District 18, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 183k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 73.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Congressional District 18, CA are Spanish (77,595 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (59,501 speakers), and Korean (10,792 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 18, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    398k ± 10.9k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    183k ± 9.67k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    73.3k ± 10.4k
15.8%
Hispanic Population
119k people

In 2019, there were 2.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (398k people) in Congressional District 18, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 183k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 73.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.8% of the people in Congressional District 18, CA are hispanic (119k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    77,595 speakers (10.9%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    59,501 speakers (8.39%)
  3. Korean
    10,792 speakers (1.52%)

37.6% of Congressional District 18, 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 Congressional District 18, CA was Spanish. 10.9% of the overall population of Congressional District 18, CA are native Spanish speakers. 8.39% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.52% speak Korean, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

48.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
365k people
29.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
221k people

As of 2019, 48.5% of Congressional District 18, CA residents (365k 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 Congressional District 18, CA was 29.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 18, CA was 39.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Congressional District 18, CA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 18, CA residents was 40.

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Citizenship

85.8%
2019 Citizenship
86.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 85.8% of Congressional District 18, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 18, CA was 86.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    7,454 ± 1,234
  2. Korea
    2,289 ± 673
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,093 ± 754

Congressional District 18, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 18, CA is $149,375. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 18, CA was Census Tract 4261 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 3461.02 and Census Tract 3551.17, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

The economy of Congressional District 18, CA employs 380k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 18, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (79,805 people), Manufacturing (48,045 people), and Educational Services (45,444 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($180,701), Manufacturing ($150,273), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($137,470).

Wages

Median Household Income

$149,375
2019 value
± $4,909
5.45%
1 Year Growth
± 4.39%

Households in Congressional District 18, CA have a median annual income of $149,375, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $141,661 in 2018, which represents a 5.45% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.34% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 18, CA (46.1k out of 727k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 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
    25,420 ± 1,270
  2. Hispanic
    13,396 ± 1,056
  3. Asian
    9,822 ± 785

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 18, 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

380k
2019 Value
± 10,206
−1.96%
1 Year decline
± 3.84%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 18, CA declined at a rate of −1.96%, from 388k employees to 380k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 18, CA, are Management Occupations (66,488 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (49,509 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (30,177 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 18, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 18, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (66,488 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (49,509 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (30,177 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 18, CA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($152,119), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($152,081), and Legal Occupations ($151,642).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

380k
2019 Value
± 10,206
−1.96%
1 Year decline
± 3.84%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 18, CA declined at a rate of −1.96%, from 388k employees to 380k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 18, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (79,805 people), Manufacturing (48,045 people), and Educational Services (45,444 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 18, CA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 18, 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 Congressional District 18, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (79,805 people), Manufacturing (48,045 people), and Educational Services (45,444 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 18, CA, by median earnings, are Information ($180,701), Manufacturing ($150,273), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($137,470).

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Civics

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.

Congressional District 18, CA is currently represented by Anna Eshoo 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 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.

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US Representatives from Congressional District 18, CA

Anna Eshoo
District 18 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 18, CA is currently represented by Anna Eshoo (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 18, CA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 18, CA was $1.59M in 2019, which is 6.6 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $1.57M to $1.59M, a 1.18% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 18, CA is 58.8%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 18, CA have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 18, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$1.59M
2019 Median
± $27,883
$1.57M
2018 Median
± $30,684

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 18, CA grew to to $1.59M from the previous year's value of $1.57M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 18, 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 Congressional District 18, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ 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.
$149,375
Median Household Income
± $4,909
272k
Number of Households
± 7,883

In 2019, the median household income of the 272k households in Congressional District 18, CA grew to $149,375 from the previous year's value of $141,661.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 18, 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 Congressional District 18, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 18, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

58.8%
2019 Homeownership
60.2%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 58.8% of the housing units in Congressional District 18, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 18, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 18, CA have a longer commute time (26.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.15% of the workforce in Congressional District 18, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (72%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.91%)
  3. Carpooled (7.51%)

In 2019, 72% of workers in Congressional District 18, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.91%) and those who carpooled to work (7.51%).

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 Congressional District 18, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 18, CA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

3.83%
Uninsured
65.1%
Employer Coverage
7.94%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
0.655%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 18, CA grew by 0.21% from 3.82% to 3.83%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 18, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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