Yolo County, CA

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2022 Population
217,141
0.202% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
32
1.59% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.4%
1.12% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$85,097
8.56% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$555,200
16.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
102,693
1.07% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Yolo County, CA had a population of 217k people with a median age of 32 and a median household income of $85,097. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Yolo County, CA grew from 216,703 to 217,141, a 0.202% increase and its median household income grew from $78,386 to $85,097, a 8.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yolo County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (44.3%), White (Hispanic) (14.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.11%), and Other (Hispanic) (7.67%).

None of the households in Yolo County, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

88.9% of the residents in Yolo County, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Yolo County, CA are University of California-Davis (12,064 degrees awarded in 2022) and Woodland Community College (1,314 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Yolo County, CA was $555,200, and the homeownership rate was 52.2%.

Most people in Yolo County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Yolo County, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Yolo County, CA is home to a population of 217k people, from which 88.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.9% of Yolo County, CA residents were born outside of the country (47.6k people).

In 2022, there were 3.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.2k people) in Yolo County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.5k White (Hispanic) and 31.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

88.9%
2022 Citizenship
88.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.9% of Yolo County, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Yolo County, CA was 88.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Yolo County, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    96.2k ± 565
  2. White (Hispanic)
    31.5k ± 1.85k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    31.4k ± 927
32.2%
Hispanic Population
70k people

In 2022, there were 3.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.2k people) in Yolo County, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.5k White (Hispanic) and 31.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

32.2% of the people in Yolo County, CA are hispanic (70k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,899,021 ± 46,015 people
  2. Philippines
    824,230 ± 22,055 people
  3. China
    685,370 ± 20,148 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,899,021 California residents, followed by Philippines with 824,230 and China with 685,370.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
47.6k people
22.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
48.5k people

As of 2022, 21.9% of Yolo County, CA residents (47.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Yolo County, CA was 22.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,137 ± 332
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,667 ± 316
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    936 ± 216

Yolo County, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Yolo County, CA employs 103k people. The largest industries in Yolo County, CA are Educational Services (18,540 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (10,721 people), and Retail Trade (9,339 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($101,464), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($86,354), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($84,792).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,777. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

103k
2022 Value
± 2,604
1.07%
1 Year growth
± 3.57%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Yolo County, CA grew at a rate of 1.07%, from 102k employees to 103k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yolo County, CA, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (10,680 people), Management Occupations (10,606 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,373 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yolo County, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

103k
2022 Value
± 2,604
1.07%
1 Year growth
± 3.57%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Yolo County, CA grew at a rate of 1.07%, from 102k employees to 103k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yolo County, CA, are Educational Services (18,540 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (10,721 people), and Retail Trade (9,339 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yolo County, CA, though some of these residents may live in Yolo County, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,242
Median earning men ± $1,929
$38,410
Median earning women ± $1,945

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($94,398), Information ($83,313), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($79,940).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($70,558), Construction ($57,448), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,828).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 17.9M people employed in California. This represents a 2.57% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,444
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 916
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 913
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Yolo County, CA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 69.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (28.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.24%).

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler 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.

California is currently represented by 52 members 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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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.
Laphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler 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 California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Yolo County, CA awarded 13,378 degrees. The student population of Yolo County, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 17,519 male students and 25,601 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Yolo County, CA are Hispanic or Latino (3,397 and 30.3%), followed by White (3,334 and 29.7%), Asian (3,304 and 29.4%), and Two or More Races (651 and 5.8%).

The largest universities in Yolo County, CA by number of degrees awarded are University of California-Davis (12,064 and 90.2%) and Woodland Community College (1,314 and 9.82%).

The most popular majors in Yolo County, CA are Other Research & Experimental Psychology (924 and 6.91%), Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (692 and 5.17%), and Econometrics & Quantitative Economics (614 and 4.59%).

The median tuition cost in Yolo County, CA for a public four year colleges is $11,564 for in-state students and $41,636 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Yolo County, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 37.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 43,120 (40.6% men and 59.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 43,120 students enrolled in Yolo County, CA, 40.6% men and 59.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Asian with 11,521 records, of which 59.1% were women and 40.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Yolo County, CA was Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods with 596 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 12,064 degrees awarded
  2. 1,314 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of California-Davis with 12,064 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 5,079 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Yolo County, CA, which is 0.612 times less than the 8,299 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 3,397 degrees mean that there were 1.02 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 3,334 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($11,564) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,294) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,917) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.26% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Yolo County, CA was $555,200 in 2022, which is 1.97 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $476,000 to $555,200, a 16.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Yolo County, CA is 52.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Yolo County, CA have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Yolo County, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Yolo County, CA is $85,097. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Yolo County, CA was Census Tract 104.02 with a value of $160,078, followed by Census Tract 106.05 and Census Tract 105.08, with respective values of $152,125 and $135,972.

In 2022, 23.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Yolo County, CA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.832%.

Property

$555,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,463
$39,712
Median Property Taxes
±$1,247

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Yolo County, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

52.2%
Homeownership
2022
71.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.2% of the housing units in Yolo County, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 104.02
  2. Census Tract 106.05
  3. Census Tract 105.08

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yolo County, CA was Census Tract 104.02 with a value of $160,078, followed by Census Tract 106.05 and Census Tract 105.08, with respective values of $152,125 and $135,972.

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

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Household Income

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$85,097
Median Household Income
± $2,333
76.1k
Number of Households
± 1,955

In 2022, the median household income of the 76.1k households in Yolo County, CA grew to $85,097 from the previous year's value of $78,386.

The following chart displays the households in Yolo County, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Yolo County, CA is from California.
0.498
2022 Wage GINI in California
0.497
2021 Wage GINI in California

In 2022, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (65.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.6%)
  3. Carpooled (7.73%)

In 2022, 65.8% of workers in Yolo County, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.6%) and those who carpooled to work (7.73%).

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Commute Time

23.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yolo County, CA have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.32% of the workforce in Yolo County, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 23.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Yolo County, CA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.832%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yolo County, CA (36.5k out of 210k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Yolo County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 11.3% of the children was living in poverty in Yolo County, CA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 332 in Yolo County, CA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 61 per 100,000 population.

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Health

95.3% of the population of Yolo County, CA has health coverage, with 53.3% on employee plans, 18.4% on Medicaid, 8.75% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 0.848% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Yolo County, CA see 808 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.7% decrease from the previous year (822 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1569 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 255 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

808 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Yolo County, CA

Primary care physicians in Yolo County, CA see an average of 808 patients per year. This represents a 1.7% decrease from the previous year (822 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Yolo County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 30.6% between 18 and 34 years, 33% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.66%
Uninsured
53.3%
Employer Coverage
18.4%
Medicaid
8.75%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
0.848%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yolo County, CA grew by 4.27% from 4.46% to 4.66%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 27.3 in Yolo County, CA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29.9% in Yolo County, CA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.67% in Yolo County, CA.

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