Vallejo, CA

Census Place

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2022 Population
125,132
0.174% 1-year decline
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.4
1.51% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.5%
5.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$86,112
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$515,500
18.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
60,421
0.144% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Vallejo, CA had a population of 125k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $86,112. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Vallejo, CA declined from 125,350 to 125,132, a −0.174% decrease and its median household income grew from $78,243 to $86,112, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Vallejo, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (22.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (22.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.8%), Other (Hispanic) (14.2%), and White (Hispanic) (7.37%).

None of the households in Vallejo, 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.

89.9% of the residents in Vallejo, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Vallejo, CA are Touro University California (470 degrees awarded in 2022), California State University Maritime Academy (232 degrees), and Hinton Barber and Beauty College (24 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Vallejo, CA was $515,500, and the homeownership rate was 58.7%.

Most people in Vallejo, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Vallejo, CA was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Vallejo, CA is home to a population of 125k people, from which 89.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 26.4% of Vallejo, CA residents were born outside of the country (33.1k people).

In 2022, there were 1.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.2k people) in Vallejo, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 22.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.9%
2022 Citizenship
90.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.9% of Vallejo, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Vallejo, CA was 90.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Vallejo, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.2k ± 1.4k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    27.9k ± 1.58k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22.3k ± 1.44k
29.3%
Hispanic Population
36.6k people

In 2022, there were 1.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.2k people) in Vallejo, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 22.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.3% of the people in Vallejo, CA are hispanic (36.6k 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

26.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
33.1k people
26%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
32.6k people

As of 2022, 26.4% of Vallejo, CA residents (33.1k 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 Vallejo, CA was 26%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,256 ± 288
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,515 ± 357
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,009 ± 266

Vallejo, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Vallejo, CA employs 60.4k people. The largest industries in Vallejo, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,933 people), Retail Trade (6,785 people), and Manufacturing (5,149 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($142,955), Information ($74,149), and Public Administration ($73,005).

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

60.4k
2022 Value
± 1,969
−0.144%
1 Year decline
± 4.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Vallejo, CA declined at a rate of −0.144%, from 60.5k employees to 60.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Vallejo, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,924 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,483 people), and Management Occupations (4,738 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Vallejo, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

60.4k
2022 Value
± 1,969
−0.144%
1 Year decline
± 4.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Vallejo, CA declined at a rate of −0.144%, from 60.5k employees to 60.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Vallejo, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (10,933 people), Retail Trade (6,785 people), and Manufacturing (5,149 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Vallejo, CA, though some of these residents may live in Vallejo, 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

$51,052
Median earning men ± $2,571
$45,393
Median earning women ± $1,599

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($83,063), Information ($75,625), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,884).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($73,646), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,328), and Public Administration ($65,921).

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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%.

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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 Vallejo, CA awarded 726 degrees. The student population of Vallejo, CA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 1,138 male students and 907 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Vallejo, CA are Asian (239 and 32.9%), followed by White (222 and 30.6%), Hispanic or Latino (108 and 14.9%), and Unknown (55 and 7.58%).

The largest universities in Vallejo, CA by number of degrees awarded are Touro University California (470 and 64.7%), California State University Maritime Academy (232 and 32%), and Hinton Barber and Beauty College (24 and 3.31%).

The most popular majors in Vallejo, CA are Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (129 and 17.8%), Pharmacy (87 and 12%), and General Public Health (77 and 10.6%).

The median tuition cost in Vallejo, CA for a public four year colleges is $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Vallejo, CA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 95.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,045 (55.6% men and 44.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,045 students enrolled in Vallejo, CA, 55.6% men and 44.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 695 records, of which 35% were women and 65% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 48 degrees awarded
  2. 77 degrees awarded
  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Vallejo, CA was Physician Assistant with 48 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 470 degrees awarded
  2. 232 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Touro University California with 470 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 415 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Vallejo, CA, which is 1.33 times more than the 311 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Asian students. These 239 degrees mean that there were 1.08 times more degrees awarded to Asian students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 222 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 ($5,742) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,374) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,032) 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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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 Vallejo, CA was $515,500 in 2022, which is 1.83 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $434,800 to $515,500, a 18.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Vallejo, CA is 58.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Vallejo, CA have an average commute time of 36.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Vallejo, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Vallejo, CA is $86,112. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Vallejo, CA was Census Tract 2501.06 with a value of $168,750, followed by Census Tract 2518.04 and Census Tract 2505.01, with respective values of $116,250 and $110,250.

Property

$515,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,377
$25,908
Median Property Taxes
±$1,025

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 Vallejo, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

58.7%
Homeownership
2022
69.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.7% of the housing units in Vallejo, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2501.06
  2. Census Tract 2518.04
  3. Census Tract 2505.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Vallejo, CA was Census Tract 2501.06 with a value of $168,750, followed by Census Tract 2518.04 and Census Tract 2505.01, with respective values of $116,250 and $110,250.

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

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Household Income

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$86,112
Median Household Income
± $2,507
44.1k
Number of Households
± 1,661

In 2022, the median household income of the 44.1k households in Vallejo, CA grew to $86,112 from the previous year's value of $78,243.

The following chart displays the households in Vallejo, 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 Vallejo, 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 (69.6%)
  2. Carpooled (14.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.04%)

In 2022, 69.6% of workers in Vallejo, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.8%) and those who worked at home (8.04%).

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Commute Time

36.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Vallejo, CA have a longer commute time (36.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.15% of the workforce in Vallejo, 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 Vallejo, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Vallejo, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Vallejo, CA (14.2k out of 124k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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

94% of the population of Vallejo, CA has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 18.4% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 1.1% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Solano County, CA see 1213 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.36% increase from the previous year (1185 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1042 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 240 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,213 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Solano County, CA

Primary care physicians in Solano County, CA see an average of 1,213 patients per year. This represents a 2.36% increase from the previous year (1,185 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Solano 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 21.6% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.03%
Uninsured
50.5%
Employer Coverage
18.4%
Medicaid
11.2%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
1.1%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Vallejo, CA grew by 8.61% from 5.55% to 6.03%.

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