Carpinteria, CA

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2022 Population
13,187
0.768% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.4
6.9% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.4%
36% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$103,879
32.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$904,700
24.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
6,780
2.36% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Carpinteria, CA had a population of 13.2k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $103,879. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Carpinteria, CA declined from 13,289 to 13,187, a −0.768% decrease and its median household income grew from $78,349 to $103,879, a 32.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carpinteria, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.5%), Other (Hispanic) (20.7%), White (Hispanic) (12.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.24%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3%).

None of the households in Carpinteria, 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.

85.4% of the residents in Carpinteria, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Carpinteria, CA are Lionel University (151 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Carpinteria, CA was $904,700, and the homeownership rate was 57.9%.

Most people in Carpinteria, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Carpinteria, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Carpinteria, CA is home to a population of 13.2k people, from which 85.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 22.2% of Carpinteria, CA residents were born outside of the country (2.93k people).

In 2022, there were 2.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.65k people) in Carpinteria, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.74k Other (Hispanic) and 1.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

85.4%
2022 Citizenship
85.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.4% of Carpinteria, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Carpinteria, CA was 85.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carpinteria, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.65k ± 738
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    2.74k ± 1.03k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.7k ± 435
43.1%
Hispanic Population
5.69k people

In 2022, there were 2.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.65k people) in Carpinteria, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.74k Other (Hispanic) and 1.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

43.1% of the people in Carpinteria, CA are hispanic (5.69k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Carpinteria, 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

22.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.93k people
21.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.87k people

As of 2022, 22.2% of Carpinteria, CA residents (2.93k 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 Carpinteria, CA was 21.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    394 ± 205
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    60 ± 45
  3. Korea
    32 ± 36

Carpinteria, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Carpinteria, CA employs 6.78k people. The largest industries in Carpinteria, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (930 people), Educational Services (763 people), and Manufacturing (673 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($101,495), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($94,145), and Public Administration ($83,482).

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

6.78k
2022 Value
± 649
2.36%
1 Year growth
± 13.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carpinteria, CA grew at a rate of 2.36%, from 6.62k employees to 6.78k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carpinteria, CA, are Management Occupations (1,009 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (657 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (568 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carpinteria, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.78k
2022 Value
± 649
2.36%
1 Year growth
± 13.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carpinteria, CA grew at a rate of 2.36%, from 6.62k employees to 6.78k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carpinteria, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (930 people), Educational Services (763 people), and Manufacturing (673 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carpinteria, CA, though some of these residents may live in Carpinteria, 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

$56,739
Median earning men ± $9,710
$41,122
Median earning women ± $8,682

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($222,614), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($174,886), and Information ($102,197).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($110,000), Public Administration ($90,893), and Manufacturing ($80,482).

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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 Carpinteria, CA awarded 151 degrees. The student population of Carpinteria, CA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 299 male students and 211 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Carpinteria, CA are White (80 and 53%), followed by Black or African American (31 and 20.5%), Hispanic or Latino (24 and 15.9%), and Two or More Races (8 and 5.3%).

The largest universities in Carpinteria, CA by number of degrees awarded are Lionel University (151 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Carpinteria, CA are Physical Fitness Technician (73 and 48.3%), Exercise Physiology (50 and 33.1%), and General Health & Physical Education (28 and 18.5%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 510 students enrolled in Carpinteria, CA, 58.6% men and 41.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 216 records, of which 41.7% were women and 58.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
73 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Carpinteria, CA was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
151 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lionel University with 151 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 103 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Carpinteria, CA, which is 2.15 times more than the 48 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 80 degrees mean that there were 2.58 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 31 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 ($14,985) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($303) 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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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 Carpinteria, CA was $904,700 in 2022, which is 3.21 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $729,000 to $904,700, a 24.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Carpinteria, CA is 57.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Carpinteria, CA have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carpinteria, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Carpinteria, CA is $103,879. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Carpinteria, CA was Census Tract 16.01 with a value of $136,771, followed by Census Tract 16.04 and Census Tract 17.04, with respective values of $106,225 and $84,082.

Property

$904,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$61,712
$2,941
Median Property Taxes
±$308

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

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Rent vs Own

57.9%
Homeownership
2022
67.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.9% of the housing units in Carpinteria, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 16.01
  2. Census Tract 16.04
  3. Census Tract 17.04

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carpinteria, CA was Census Tract 16.01 with a value of $136,771, followed by Census Tract 16.04 and Census Tract 17.04, with respective values of $106,225 and $84,082.

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

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Household Income

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$103,879
Median Household Income
± $15,835
5.08k
Number of Households
± 530

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.08k households in Carpinteria, CA grew to $103,879 from the previous year's value of $78,349.

The following chart displays the households in Carpinteria, 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 Carpinteria, 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 (66.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.2%)
  3. Carpooled (10.5%)

In 2022, 66.2% of workers in Carpinteria, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.2%) and those who carpooled to work (10.5%).

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

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carpinteria, CA have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.05% of the workforce in Carpinteria, 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 Carpinteria, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carpinteria, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carpinteria, CA (704 out of 13k 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 65 - 74, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carpinteria, CA is White, followed by Hispanic 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

92.4% of the population of Carpinteria, CA has health coverage, with 49.7% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 0.979% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Santa Barbara County, CA see 1317 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1158 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 170 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,317 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Santa Barbara County, CA

Primary care physicians in Santa Barbara County, CA see an average of 1,317 patients per year. This represents a 1.2% decrease from the previous year (1,333 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Santa Barbara 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 21.2% under 18 years, 16.2% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.55%
Uninsured
49.7%
Employer Coverage
10.5%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
15.1%
Non-Group
0.979%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carpinteria, CA declined by 20.9% from 9.54% to 7.55%.

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

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