Congressional District 45, CA

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2019 Population
791,311
0.789% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Representative
Katie Porter
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39.3
0.506% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
8.94%
1.48% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$115,427
8.98% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$794,400
4.02% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 45, CA had a population of 791k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $115,427. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 45, CA declined from 797,608 to 791,311, a −0.789% decrease and its median household income grew from $105,917 to $115,427, a 8.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 45, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (26.1%), White (Hispanic) (12.4%), Other (Hispanic) (4.35%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.87%). 38.9% of the households in Congressional District 45, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

87.5% of the residents in Congressional District 45, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 45, CA was $794,400, and the homeownership rate was 62.6%. Most people in Congressional District 45, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 45, CA was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 45, CA is home to a population of 791k people, from which 87.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 29% of Congressional District 45, CA residents were born outside of the country (229k people).

In 2019, there were 1.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (392k people) in Congressional District 45, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 207k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 98.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Congressional District 45, CA are Spanish (89,197 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (58,086 speakers), and Korean (22,151 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 45, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    392k ± 11.7k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    207k ± 10.5k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    98.2k ± 9.75k
18.2%
Hispanic Population
144k people

In 2019, there were 1.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (392k people) in Congressional District 45, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 207k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 98.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.2% of the people in Congressional District 45, CA are hispanic (144k people).

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    89,197 speakers (12%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    58,086 speakers (7.78%)
  3. Korean
    22,151 speakers (2.97%)

38.9% of Congressional District 45, 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 45, CA was Spanish. 12% of the overall population of Congressional District 45, CA are native Spanish speakers. 7.78% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 2.97% speak Korean, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

29%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
229k people
28.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
225k people

As of 2019, 29% of Congressional District 45, CA residents (229k 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 45, CA was 28.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 45, CA was 39.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Congressional District 45, CA are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 45, CA residents was 40.

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Citizenship

87.5%
2019 Citizenship
87%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 87.5% of Congressional District 45, 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 45, CA was 87%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,465 ± 1,294
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,003 ± 1,169
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,455 ± 794

Congressional District 45, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 45, CA is $115,427. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 45, 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 45, CA employs 407k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 45, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (54,558 people), Manufacturing (45,018 people), and Educational Services (44,797 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($126,093), Finance & Insurance ($100,764), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($87,226).

Wages

Median Household Income

$115,427
2019 value
± $3,441
8.98%
1 Year Growth
± 3.71%

Households in Congressional District 45, CA have a median annual income of $115,427, 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 $105,917 in 2018, which represents a 8.98% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.94% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 45, CA (68.7k out of 769k 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 Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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
    35,911 ± 1,840
  2. Asian
    20,627 ± 1,531
  3. Hispanic
    17,428 ± 1,394

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 45, CA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

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

407k
2019 Value
± 11,673
0.359%
1 Year growth
± 4.15%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 45, CA grew at a rate of 0.359%, from 405k employees to 407k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 45, CA, are Management Occupations (69,735 people), Sales & Related Occupations (46,973 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (36,787 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 45, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 45, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (69,735 people), Sales & Related Occupations (46,973 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (36,787 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 45, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($111,000), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($102,479), and Management Occupations ($102,156).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

407k
2019 Value
± 11,673
0.359%
1 Year growth
± 4.15%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 45, CA grew at a rate of 0.359%, from 405k employees to 407k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 45, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (54,558 people), Manufacturing (45,018 people), and Educational Services (44,797 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 45, CA, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 45, 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 45, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (54,558 people), Manufacturing (45,018 people), and Educational Services (44,797 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 45, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($126,093), Finance & Insurance ($100,764), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($87,226).

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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 45, CA is currently represented by Katie Porter 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 45, CA

Katie Porter
District 45 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 45, CA is currently represented by Katie Porter (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 45, CA have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 45, CA was $794,400 in 2019, which is 3.3 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $763,700 to $794,400, a 4.02% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 45, CA is 62.6%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 45, CA have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 45, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$794,400
2019 Median
± $12,989
$763,700
2018 Median
± $13,723

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 45, CA grew to to $794,400 from the previous year's value of $763,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 45, 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 45, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k 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.
$115,427
Median Household Income
± $3,441
282k
Number of Households
± 9,044

In 2019, the median household income of the 282k households in Congressional District 45, CA grew to $115,427 from the previous year's value of $105,917.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 45, 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 45, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 45, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.6%
2019 Homeownership
63.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 62.6% of the housing units in Congressional District 45, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 45, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 45, CA have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.09% of the workforce in Congressional District 45, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.62%)
  3. Carpooled (8.65%)

In 2019, 76.5% of workers in Congressional District 45, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.62%) and those who carpooled to work (8.65%).

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 45, 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 45, CA have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

5.16%
Uninsured
60.1%
Employer Coverage
8.95%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
0.448%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 45, CA grew by 17.2% from 4.4% to 5.16%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 45, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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