Emeryville, CA

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2022 Population
12,840
0.73% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35.8
2.87% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
9.96% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$114,345
3.99% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$625,100
12.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
8,737
0.975% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Emeryville, CA had a population of 12.8k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $114,345. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Emeryville, CA grew from 12,747 to 12,840, a 0.73% increase and its median household income grew from $109,960 to $114,345, a 3.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Emeryville, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (35.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (30.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.15%), and White (Hispanic) (3.79%).

None of the households in Emeryville, 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.

81.8% of the residents in Emeryville, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Emeryville, CA are National Holistic Institute (838 degrees awarded in 2022) and SAE Expression College (100 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Emeryville, CA was $625,100, and the homeownership rate was 30.2%.

Most people in Emeryville, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Emeryville, CA was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Emeryville, CA is home to a population of 12.8k people, from which 81.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 32.8% of Emeryville, CA residents were born outside of the country (4.21k people).

In 2022, there were 1.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.61k people) in Emeryville, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.89k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

81.8%
2022 Citizenship
83.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 81.8% of Emeryville, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Emeryville, CA was 83.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Emeryville, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.61k ± 481
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.89k ± 504
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.06k ± 477
9.25%
Hispanic Population
1.19k people

In 2022, there were 1.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.61k people) in Emeryville, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.89k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.25% of the people in Emeryville, CA are hispanic (1.19k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Emeryville, CA as a share of the total population.

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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

32.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.21k people
32%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.08k people

As of 2022, 32.8% of Emeryville, CA residents (4.21k 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 Emeryville, CA was 32%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    151 ± 125
  2. Vietnam
    136 ± 89
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    100 ± 58

Emeryville, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Emeryville, CA employs 8.74k people. The largest industries in Emeryville, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,129 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (994 people), and Educational Services (810 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($164,583), Wholesale Trade ($142,868), and Manufacturing ($137,049).

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

8.74k
2022 Value
± 707
−0.975%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Emeryville, CA declined at a rate of −0.975%, from 8.82k employees to 8.74k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Emeryville, CA, are Management Occupations (1,508 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,235 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (850 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Emeryville, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.74k
2022 Value
± 707
−0.975%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Emeryville, CA declined at a rate of −0.975%, from 8.82k employees to 8.74k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Emeryville, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,129 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (994 people), and Educational Services (810 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Emeryville, CA, though some of these residents may live in Emeryville, 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

$105,074
Median earning men ± $7,236
$79,630
Median earning women ± $7,940

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($172,604), Information ($165,461), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($146,382).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($126,776), Information ($93,382), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($91,736).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.07%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

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

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Emeryville, CA awarded 938 degrees. The student population of Emeryville, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 329 male students and 869 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Emeryville, CA are White (295 and 31.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (210 and 22.4%), Black or African American (131 and 14%), and Two or More Races (121 and 12.9%).

The largest universities in Emeryville, CA by number of degrees awarded are National Holistic Institute (838 and 89.3%) and SAE Expression College (100 and 10.7%).

The most popular majors in Emeryville, CA are Massage Therapy (772 and 82.3%), Recording Arts Technology (75 and 8%), and Nutrition Sciences (48 and 5.12%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,198 students enrolled in Emeryville, CA, 27.5% men and 72.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 346 records, of which 76% were women and 24% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 174 degrees awarded
  2. 25 degrees awarded
  3. 2 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Emeryville, CA was Massage Therapy with 174 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Emeryville, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 838 degrees awarded
  2. 100 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was National Holistic Institute with 838 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 300 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Emeryville, CA, which is 0.47 times less than the 638 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 295 degrees mean that there were 1.4 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 210 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($15,630) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($2,049) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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 Emeryville, CA was $625,100 in 2022, which is 2.22 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $553,900 to $625,100, a 12.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Emeryville, CA is 30.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Emeryville, CA have an average commute time of 33.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Emeryville, CA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Emeryville, CA is $114,345. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Emeryville, CA was Census Tract 4251.02 with a value of $124,375, followed by Census Tract 4251.03 and Census Tract 4251.04, with respective values of $119,301 and $119,083.

Property

$625,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,751
$2,183
Median Property Taxes
±$299

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Emeryville, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

30.2%
Homeownership
2022
60.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 30.2% of the housing units in Emeryville, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 28.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4251.02
  2. Census Tract 4251.03
  3. Census Tract 4251.04

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Emeryville, CA was Census Tract 4251.02 with a value of $124,375, followed by Census Tract 4251.03 and Census Tract 4251.04, with respective values of $119,301 and $119,083.

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

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Household Income

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$114,345
Median Household Income
± $10,033
7.23k
Number of Households
± 626

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.23k households in Emeryville, CA grew to $114,345 from the previous year's value of $109,960.

The following chart displays the households in Emeryville, 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 Emeryville, 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 (36.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (29.6%)
  3. Public Transit (16.7%)

In 2022, 36.2% of workers in Emeryville, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (29.6%) and those who used public transit to get to work (16.7%).

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Commute Time

33.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Emeryville, CA have a longer commute time (33.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.96% of the workforce in Emeryville, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Emeryville, CA (1.56k out of 12.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Emeryville, CA is Asian, followed by White and Black.

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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Health

96.2% of the population of Emeryville, CA has health coverage, with 62.3% on employee plans, 12.1% on Medicaid, 6.23% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 1.49% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Alameda County, CA see 902 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.661% decrease from the previous year (908 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1022 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 145 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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902 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alameda County, CA

Primary care physicians in Alameda County, CA see an average of 902 patients per year. This represents a 0.661% decrease from the previous year (908 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Alameda 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 7.82% under 18 years, 40.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.79%
Uninsured
62.3%
Employer Coverage
12.1%
Medicaid
6.23%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
1.49%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Emeryville, CA declined by 17.1% from 4.57% to 3.79%.

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

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