Congressional District 31, CA

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2019 Population
753,576
0.273% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Representative
Pete Aguilar
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
34.2
2.4% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
16.1%
8.94% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$70,554
8.01% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$390,400
1.01% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 31, CA had a population of 754k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $70,554. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 31, CA grew from 751,527 to 753,576, a 0.273% increase and its median household income grew from $65,319 to $70,554, a 8.01% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 31, CA are White (Hispanic) (35.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (24.7%), Other (Hispanic) (13.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.5%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.15%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 31, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

90.5% of the residents in Congressional District 31, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 31, CA was $390,400, and the homeownership rate was 56.8%. Most people in Congressional District 31, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 31, CA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 31, CA is home to a population of 754k people, from which 90.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 20.9% of Congressional District 31, CA residents were born outside of the country (157k people).

In 2019, there were 1.45 times more White (Hispanic) residents (270k people) in Congressional District 31, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 186k White (Non-Hispanic) and 104k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 31, CA
  1. White (Hispanic)
    270k ± 12.4k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    186k ± 8.84k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    104k ± 12.1k
53.5%
Hispanic Population
403k people

In 2019, there were 1.45 times more White (Hispanic) residents (270k people) in Congressional District 31, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 186k White (Non-Hispanic) and 104k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

53.5% of the people in Congressional District 31, CA are hispanic (403k people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

20.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
157k people
21.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
160k people

As of 2019, 20.9% of Congressional District 31, CA residents (157k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 31, CA was 21.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

29
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
49
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 31, CA was 34.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Congressional District 31, CA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 31, CA residents was 33.

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Citizenship

90.5%
2019 Citizenship
90%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 90.5% of Congressional District 31, 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 31, CA was 90%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    9,138 ± 1,509
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,909 ± 1,384
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,146 ± 939

Congressional District 31, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 31, CA is $70,554. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 31, 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 31, CA employs 353k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 31, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (48,256 people), Retail Trade (45,222 people), and Educational Services (35,503 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($111,250), Utilities ($66,740), and Information ($60,637).

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,554
2019 value
± $3,148
8.01%
1 Year Growth
± 6.32%

Households in Congressional District 31, CA have a median annual income of $70,554, 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 $65,319 in 2018, which represents a 8.01% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 31, CA (117k out of 727k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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
    74,833 ± 2,324
  2. White
    68,744 ± 2,197
  3. Other
    20,192 ± 1,193

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 31, 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

353k
2019 Value
± 11,088
5.45%
1 Year growth
± 4.29%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 31, CA grew at a rate of 5.45%, from 335k employees to 353k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 31, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (37,912 people), Sales & Related Occupations (36,928 people), and Management Occupations (28,884 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 31, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 31, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (37,912 people), Sales & Related Occupations (36,928 people), and Management Occupations (28,884 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 31, CA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($88,225), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($82,033), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,948).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

353k
2019 Value
± 11,088
5.45%
1 Year growth
± 4.29%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 31, CA grew at a rate of 5.45%, from 335k employees to 353k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 31, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (48,256 people), Retail Trade (45,222 people), and Educational Services (35,503 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 31, CA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 31, 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 31, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (48,256 people), Retail Trade (45,222 people), and Educational Services (35,503 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 31, CA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($111,250), Utilities ($66,740), and Information ($60,637).

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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 31, CA is currently represented by Pete Aguilar 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 31, CA

Pete Aguilar
District 31 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 31, CA is currently represented by Pete Aguilar (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 31, CA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 31, CA was $390,400 in 2019, which is 1.62 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $386,500 to $390,400, a 1.01% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 31, CA is 56.8%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 31, CA have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 31, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$390,400
2019 Median
± $6,793
$386,500
2018 Median
± $8,558

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 31, CA grew to to $390,400 from the previous year's value of $386,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 31, 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 31, 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.
$70,554
Median Household Income
± $3,148
230k
Number of Households
± 8,829

In 2019, the median household income of the 230k households in Congressional District 31, CA grew to $70,554 from the previous year's value of $65,319.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 31, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 31, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 31, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.8%
2019 Homeownership
55.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 56.8% of the housing units in Congressional District 31, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 31, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 31, CA have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 5.33% of the workforce in Congressional District 31, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.34%)

In 2019, 80% of workers in Congressional District 31, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (5.34%).

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 31, 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 31, CA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

8.72%
Uninsured
46%
Employer Coverage
27.5%
Medicaid
8.61%
Medicare
8.32%
Non-Group
0.783%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 31, CA grew by 6.38% from 8.2% to 8.72%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 31, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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