Coalinga, CA

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2022 Population
17,488
0.41% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
35
5.11% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.7%
13.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$68,976
5.82% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$226,000
12.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
5,653
2.78% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Coalinga, CA had a population of 17.5k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $68,976. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Coalinga, CA declined from 17,560 to 17,488, a −0.41% decrease and its median household income grew from $65,180 to $68,976, a 5.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Coalinga, CA are Other (Hispanic) (33.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (26.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (16.2%), White (Hispanic) (13.2%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.87%).

None of the households in Coalinga, 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.

85.2% of the residents in Coalinga, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Coalinga, CA are West Hills College-Coalinga (1,053 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Coalinga, CA was $226,000, and the homeownership rate was 53%.

Most people in Coalinga, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Coalinga, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Coalinga, CA is home to a population of 17.5k people, from which 85.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 20.6% of Coalinga, CA residents were born outside of the country (3.6k people).

In 2022, there were 1.27 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (5.85k people) in Coalinga, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.83k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

85.2%
2022 Citizenship
86.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.2% of Coalinga, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Coalinga, CA was 86.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Coalinga, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    5.85k ± 773
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.6k ± 593
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.83k ± 774
63.1%
Hispanic Population
11k people

In 2022, there were 1.27 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (5.85k people) in Coalinga, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.83k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

63.1% of the people in Coalinga, CA are hispanic (11k 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

20.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.6k people
19.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.46k people

As of 2022, 20.6% of Coalinga, CA residents (3.6k 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 Coalinga, CA was 19.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    224 ± 150
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    154 ± 109
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    57 ± 80

Coalinga, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Coalinga, CA employs 5.65k people. The largest industries in Coalinga, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,167 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (633 people), and Educational Services (627 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($135,776), Public Administration ($77,127), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,232).

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

5.65k
2022 Value
± 629
2.78%
1 Year growth
± 14.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Coalinga, CA grew at a rate of 2.78%, from 5.5k employees to 5.65k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Coalinga, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (772 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (433 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (427 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Coalinga, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.65k
2022 Value
± 629
2.78%
1 Year growth
± 14.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Coalinga, CA grew at a rate of 2.78%, from 5.5k employees to 5.65k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Coalinga, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,167 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (633 people), and Educational Services (627 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Coalinga, CA, though some of these residents may live in Coalinga, 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

$41,704
Median earning men ± $4,617
$31,620
Median earning women ± $5,587

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($107,854), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,232), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($52,955).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,000), Public Administration ($48,409), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($37,942).

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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.

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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 Coalinga, CA awarded 1,053 degrees. The student population of Coalinga, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,396 male students and 1,665 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Coalinga, CA are Hispanic or Latino (871 and 83%), followed by White (103 and 9.81%), Unknown (32 and 3.05%), and Asian (13 and 1.24%).

The largest universities in Coalinga, CA by number of degrees awarded are West Hills College-Coalinga (1,053 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Coalinga, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (496 and 47.1%), Child Care Provider (128 and 12.2%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (82 and 7.79%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,061 students enrolled in Coalinga, CA, 45.6% men and 54.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 2,315 records, of which 56.9% were women and 43.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 193 degrees awarded
  2. 82 degrees awarded
  3. 39 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Coalinga, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 193 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,053 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Hills College-Coalinga with 1,053 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 323 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Coalinga, CA, which is 0.442 times less than the 730 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 871 degrees mean that there were 8.46 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 103 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,380) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,126) 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 Coalinga, CA was $226,000 in 2022, which is 0.802 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $200,200 to $226,000, a 12.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Coalinga, CA is 53%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Coalinga, CA have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Coalinga, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$226,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$16,187
$2,234
Median Property Taxes
±$333

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 Coalinga, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

53%
Homeownership
2022
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53% of the housing units in Coalinga, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 58.3%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 81
  2. Census Tract 80

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

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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.
$68,976
Median Household Income
± $9,459
4.22k
Number of Households
± 502

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.22k households in Coalinga, CA grew to $68,976 from the previous year's value of $65,180.

The following chart displays the households in Coalinga, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Coalinga, 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 (77.4%)
  2. Carpooled (13.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.03%)

In 2022, 77.4% of workers in Coalinga, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.1%) and those who worked at home (7.03%).

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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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Coalinga, CA have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Coalinga, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Coalinga, CA (2.65k out of 14.2k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

89.7% of the population of Coalinga, CA has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 33.1% on Medicaid, 8.38% on Medicare, 6.92% on non-group plans, and 0.551% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fresno County, CA see 1446 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.15% decrease from the previous year (1493 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1594 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 238 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,446 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fresno County, CA

Primary care physicians in Fresno County, CA see an average of 1,446 patients per year. This represents a 3.15% decrease from the previous year (1,493 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fresno 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 30.9% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.3%
Uninsured
40.8%
Employer Coverage
33.1%
Medicaid
8.38%
Medicare
6.92%
Non-Group
0.551%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Coalinga, CA grew by 41.9% from 7.27% to 10.3%.

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