Congressional District 38, CA

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2019 Population
704,515
1.65% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Representative
Linda Sánchez
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
38
1.88% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
10.2%
6.53% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$79,573
6.63% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$578,600
3.99% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 38, CA had a population of 705k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $79,573. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 38, CA declined from 716,331 to 704,515, a −1.65% decrease and its median household income grew from $74,622 to $79,573, a 6.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 38, CA are Other (Hispanic) (32.2%), White (Hispanic) (26.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15.1%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.56%). 58.6% of the households in Congressional District 38, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

88.2% of the residents in Congressional District 38, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 38, CA was $578,600, and the homeownership rate was 62.3%. Most people in Congressional District 38, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 38, CA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 38, CA is home to a population of 705k people, from which 88.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 30.6% of Congressional District 38, CA residents were born outside of the country (215k people).

In 2019, there were 1.22 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (227k people) in Congressional District 38, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 185k White (Hispanic) and 112k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Congressional District 38, CA are Spanish (291,380 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (28,565 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (16,098 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 38, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    227k ± 15k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    185k ± 11.1k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    112k ± 8.46k
61.5%
Hispanic Population
433k people

In 2019, there were 1.22 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (227k people) in Congressional District 38, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 185k White (Hispanic) and 112k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

61.5% of the people in Congressional District 38, CA are hispanic (433k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    291,380 speakers (43.7%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    28,565 speakers (4.28%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    16,098 speakers (2.41%)

58.6% of Congressional District 38, 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 38, CA was Spanish. 43.7% of the overall population of Congressional District 38, CA are native Spanish speakers. 4.28% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 2.41% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

30.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
215k people
30.3%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
217k people

As of 2019, 30.6% of Congressional District 38, CA residents (215k 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 38, CA was 30.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

29
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 38, CA was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Congressional District 38, CA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 38, CA residents was 37.

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Citizenship

88.2%
2019 Citizenship
88.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 88.2% of Congressional District 38, 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 38, CA was 88.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    7,582 ± 1,295
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,086 ± 1,088
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,064 ± 805

Congressional District 38, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 38, CA is $79,573. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 38, 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 38, CA employs 344k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 38, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (47,423 people), Manufacturing (37,329 people), and Retail Trade (35,243 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($121,084), Utilities ($80,777), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($68,582).

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,573
2019 value
± $3,166
6.63%
1 Year Growth
± 5.47%

Households in Congressional District 38, CA have a median annual income of $79,573, 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 $74,622 in 2018, which represents a 6.63% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 38, CA (71.7k out of 704k 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 35 - 44, 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. Hispanic
    49,412 ± 1,639
  2. White
    28,827 ± 1,192
  3. Other
    28,137 ± 1,309

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 38, 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

344k
2019 Value
± 9,962
−0.0348%
1 Year decline
± 3.97%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 38, CA declined at a rate of −0.0348%, from 344k employees to 344k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 38, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (50,529 people), Sales & Related Occupations (35,189 people), and Management Occupations (30,032 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 38, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 38, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (50,529 people), Sales & Related Occupations (35,189 people), and Management Occupations (30,032 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 38, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($90,729), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,106), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($71,524).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

344k
2019 Value
± 9,962
−0.0348%
1 Year decline
± 3.97%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 38, CA declined at a rate of −0.0348%, from 344k employees to 344k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 38, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (47,423 people), Manufacturing (37,329 people), and Retail Trade (35,243 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 38, CA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 38, 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 38, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (47,423 people), Manufacturing (37,329 people), and Retail Trade (35,243 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 38, CA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($121,084), Utilities ($80,777), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($68,582).

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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 38, CA is currently represented by Linda Sánchez 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 38, CA

Linda Sánchez
District 38 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 38, CA is currently represented by Linda Sánchez (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 38, CA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 38, CA was $578,600 in 2019, which is 2.41 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $556,400 to $578,600, a 3.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 38, CA is 62.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 38, CA have an average commute time of 31.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 38, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$578,600
2019 Median
± $7,729
$556,400
2018 Median
± $6,838

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 38, CA grew to to $578,600 from the previous year's value of $556,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 38, 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 38, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k 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.
$79,573
Median Household Income
± $3,166
203k
Number of Households
± 7,137

In 2019, the median household income of the 203k households in Congressional District 38, CA grew to $79,573 from the previous year's value of $74,622.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 38, 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 38, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 38, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.3%
2019 Homeownership
61.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 62.3% of the housing units in Congressional District 38, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 38, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 38, CA have a longer commute time (31.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 4.47% of the workforce in Congressional District 38, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (81.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.21%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.47%)

In 2019, 81.5% of workers in Congressional District 38, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.21%) and those who worked at home (3.47%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 38, 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 38, CA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

8.22%
Uninsured
50.4%
Employer Coverage
21%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
9.13%
Non-Group
0.549%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 38, CA grew by 7.8% from 7.63% to 8.22%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 38, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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