Glendale, CA

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Population

199,750

0.937% growth

Median Age

41.2


Median Household Income

$58,657

4.62% growth

Poverty Rate

15.6%


Number of Employees

96,119

1.44% growth

Median Property Value

$675,300

5.57% growth

About

In 2017, Glendale, CA had a population of 200k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $58,657. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Glendale, CA grew from 197,895 to 199,750, a 0.937% increase and its median household income grew from $56,069 to $58,657, a 4.62% increase.

The population of Glendale, CA is 61.4% White Alone, 18.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.7% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Glendale, CA speak a non-English language, and 81% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Glendale, CA are Glendale Community College (115001) (1,012 degrees awarded in 2016), Glendale Career College (197 degrees), and North-West College-Glendale (128 degrees).

The median property value in Glendale, CA is $675,300, and the homeownership rate is 33.8%. Most people in Glendale, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Glendale, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Glendale, CA employs 96.1k people. The largest industries in Glendale, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (16,336 people), Retail Trade (10,547 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (9,834 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($86,912), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,063), and Information ($64,752).

Median household income in Glendale, CA is $58,657. Males in Glendale, 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 Glendale, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,657

2017 value

± $2,379

4.62%

1 Year Growth

± 5.5%

Households in Glendale, CA have a median annual income of $58,657, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $56,069 in 2016, which represents a 4.62% 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Glendale, 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 3009.01

  2. Census Tract 3009.02

  3. Census Tract 3014

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glendale, CA was Census Tract 3009.01 with a value of $156,000, followed by Census Tract 3009.02 and Census Tract 3014, with respective values of $135,893 and $124,602.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glendale, CA (30.8k out of 198k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, 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

    25,248 ± 1,262

  2. Hispanic

    5,512 ± 544

  3. Asian

    2,739 ± 431

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Glendale, 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

96.1k

2017 Value

± 2,298

1.44%

1 Year growth

± 3.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glendale, CA grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 94.8k employees to 96.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glendale, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (12,949 people), Sales & Related Occupations (11,340 people), and Management Occupations (10,393 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glendale, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Glendale, CA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (12,949 people), Sales & Related Occupations (11,340 people), and Management Occupations (10,393 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Glendale, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (3.1 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.77 times), and Legal Occupations (1.65 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Glendale, CA, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($92,883), Legal Occupations ($84,384), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($79,647).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

96.1k

2017 Value

± 2,298

1.44%

1 Year growth

± 3.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glendale, CA grew at a rate of 1.44%, from 94.8k employees to 96.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glendale, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (16,336 people), Retail Trade (10,547 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (9,834 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glendale, CA, though some of these residents may live in Glendale, 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 Glendale, CA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (16,336 people), Retail Trade (10,547 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (9,834 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Glendale, CA has an unusually high number of Information (2.71 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.58 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Glendale, CA, by median earnings, are Utilities ($86,912), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,063), and Information ($64,752).

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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. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight ($157B) and Gasoline ($127B).

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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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% 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. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.7% of the population of Glendale, CA has health coverage, with 40.7% on employee plans, 27.6% on Medicaid, 8.02% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 0.47% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Glendale, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 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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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California in comparison to neighboring states.

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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

Data only available at state level.

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

10.3%

Uninsured

40.7%

Employer Coverage

27.6%

Medicaid

8.02%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

0.47%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glendale, CA declined by 20.4% from 13% to 10.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Glendale, 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

Glendale, CA is home to a population of 200k people, from which 81% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Glendale, CA residents were born outside of the country (107k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Glendale, CA is composed of 123k White Alone residents (61.4%), 36.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (18.2%), 31.4k Asian Alone residents (15.7%), 5.52k Two or More Races residents (2.76%), 3.14k Black or African American Alone residents (1.57%), 263 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.132%), 251 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.126%), and 145 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0726%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Glendale, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

28

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Glendale, CA was 41.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 28, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Glendale, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Glendale, CA residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    107k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Glendale, CA residents (107k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Glendale, CA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

81%

2017 Citizenship

80.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 81% of Glendale, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Glendale, CA was 80.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    123k ± 2.15k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    36.4k ± 2.07k

  3. Asian Alone

    31.4k ± 1.6k

In 2017, there were 3.37 times more White Alone residents (123k people) in Glendale, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.4k Hispanic or Latino and 31.4k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Glendale, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Glendale, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Glendale, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Glendale, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,071 ± 247

  2. Korea

    562 ± 153

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    518 ± 185

Glendale, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Glendale, CA awarded 1,454 degrees. The student population of Glendale, CA is skewed towards women, with 7,058 male students and 8,661 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Glendale, CA are White (668 and 48%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (422 and 30.3%), Asian (175 and 12.6%), and Unknown (55 and 3.95%).

The largest universities in Glendale, CA by number of degrees awarded are Glendale Community College (115001) (1,012 and 69.6%), Glendale Career College (197 and 13.5%), and North-West College-Glendale (128 and 8.8%).

The most popular majors in Glendale, CA are General Business Administration & Management (171 and 11.8%), Medical Assistant (79 and 5.43%), and Registered Nursing (69 and 4.75%).

The median tuition costs in Glendale, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 165 degrees awarded

  2. 68 degrees awarded

  3. 54 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Glendale, CA was General Business Administration & Management with 165 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Glendale, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,012 degrees awarded

  2. 197 degrees awarded

  3. 128 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Glendale, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Glendale Community College (115001) with 1,012 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

493

Degrees Awarded to Men

961

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 493 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Glendale, CA, which is 0.513 times less than the 961 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Glendale, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    668 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    422 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    175 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Glendale, CA were to White students. These 668 degrees mean that there were 1.58 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 422 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glendale, CA was $675,300 in 2017, which is 3.1 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $639,700 to $675,300, a 5.57% increase. The homeownership rate in Glendale, CA is 33.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Glendale, CA have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Glendale, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$58,657

Median Household Income

± $2,379

72.7k

Number of Households

± 1,809

In 2017, the median household income of the 72.7k households in Glendale, CA grew to $58,657 from the previous year's value of $56,069.

The following chart displays the households in Glendale, 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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Housing

Property Value

$675,300

2017 Median

± $12,484

$639,700

2016 Median

± $9,528

In 2017, the median property value in Glendale, CA grew to to $675,300 from the previous year's value of $639,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Glendale, 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 Glendale, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

33.8%

2017 Homeownership

34.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 33.8% of the housing units in Glendale, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 34.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Glendale, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Glendale, CA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glendale, CA have a longer commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.25% of the workforce in Glendale, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77%

  2. Carpooled

    7.64%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.98%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Glendale, CA was Drove Alone (77%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.64%) and those who Worked At Home (5.98%).

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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