Susanville, CA

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2020 Population
14,922
0.943% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
31.7
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
20%
5.69% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$47,685
9.15% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$175,100
4.68% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
2,541
12.5% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Susanville, CA had a population of 14.9k people with a median age of 31.7 and a median household income of $47,685. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Susanville, CA declined from 15,064 to 14,922, a −0.943% decrease and its median household income declined from $52,488 to $47,685, a −9.15% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Susanville, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.3%), White (Hispanic) (25.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.34%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%).

None of the households in Susanville, 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.

95.6% of the residents in Susanville, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Susanville, CA are Lassen Community College (117274) (373 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Susanville, CA was $175,100, and the homeownership rate was 47.7%.

Most people in Susanville, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Susanville, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Susanville, CA is home to a population of 14.9k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.76% of Susanville, CA residents were born outside of the country (860 people).

In 2020, there were 1.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.06k people) in Susanville, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.74k White (Hispanic) and 2.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.6%
2020 Citizenship
95.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.6% of Susanville, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Susanville, CA was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Susanville, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.06k ± 286
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.74k ± 318
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.18k ± 150
30.4%
Hispanic Population
4.54k people

In 2020, there were 1.89 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.06k people) in Susanville, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.74k White (Hispanic) and 2.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

30.4% of the people in Susanville, CA are hispanic (4.54k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,008,868 ± 46,586 people
  2. Philippines
    829,356 ± 22,122 people
  3. China
    683,718 ± 20,124 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,008,868 California residents, followed by Philippines with 829,356 and China with 683,718.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.76%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
860 people
6.58%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
991 people

As of 2020, 5.76% of Susanville, CA residents (860 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Susanville, CA was 6.58%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    112 ± 76
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    100 ± 58
  3. Vietnam
    81 ± 47

Susanville, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Susanville, CA employs 2.54k people. The largest industries in Susanville, CA are Public Administration (874 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (282 people), and Retail Trade (271 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($63,864), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($52,800), and Construction ($50,484).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,427. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

2.54k
2020 Value
± 318
−12.5%
1 Year decline
± 18.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Susanville, CA declined at a rate of −12.5%, from 2.91k employees to 2.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Susanville, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (379 people), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (359 people), and Material Moving Occupations (191 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Susanville, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.54k
2020 Value
± 318
−12.5%
1 Year decline
± 18.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Susanville, CA declined at a rate of −12.5%, from 2.91k employees to 2.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Susanville, CA, are Public Administration (874 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (282 people), and Retail Trade (271 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Susanville, CA, though some of these residents may live in Susanville, 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

$51,614
Median earning men ± $4,237
$33,711
Median earning women ± $6,980

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($74,250), Public Administration ($72,667), and Wholesale Trade ($67,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($48,266), Other Services Except Public Administration ($42,639), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,509).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla 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 53 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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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
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.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla 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 53 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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In 2020, universities in Susanville, CA awarded 373 degrees. The student population of Susanville, CA in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 1,339 male students and 482 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Susanville, CA are White (190 and 51.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (90 and 24.5%), Black or African American (33 and 8.99%), and Two or More Races (21 and 5.72%).

The largest universities in Susanville, CA by number of degrees awarded are Lassen Community College (117274) (373 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Susanville, CA are Humanistic Studies (137 and 36.7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (94 and 25.2%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (20 and 5.36%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,821 students enrolled in Susanville, CA, 73.5% men and 26.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 734 records, of which 38.3% were women and 61.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 137 degree-majors awarded
  2. 18 degree-majors awarded
  3. 14 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Susanville, CA was Humanistic Studies with 137 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
373 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lassen Community College (117274) with 373 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 190 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Susanville, CA, which is 1.04 times more than the 183 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 190 degrees mean that there were 2.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 90 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,104) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($23) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,972) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.74% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.99% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (7.14M), High School or Equivalent (6.69M), and Bachelors Degree (6.15M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Susanville, CA was $175,100 in 2020, which is 0.762 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $183,700 to $175,100, a 4.68% decrease. The homeownership rate in Susanville, CA is 47.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Susanville, CA have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Susanville, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Susanville, CA is $47,685. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Susanville, CA was Census Tract 403.02 with a value of $73,783, followed by Census Tract 404 and Census Tract 403.05, with respective values of $71,250 and $56,458.

Property

$175,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$23,419
$1,329
Median Property Taxes
±$202

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

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

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Rent vs Own

47.7%
Homeownership
2020
60.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 47.7% of the housing units in Susanville, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 403.02
  2. Census Tract 404
  3. Census Tract 403.05

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Susanville, CA was Census Tract 403.02 with a value of $73,783, followed by Census Tract 404 and Census Tract 403.05, with respective values of $71,250 and $56,458.

The following map shows all of the places in Susanville, 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.
$47,685
Median Household Income
± $7,051
2.78k
Number of Households
± 301

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.78k households in Susanville, CA declined from $47,685 from the previous year's value of $52,488.

The following chart displays the households in Susanville, 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 Susanville, CA is from California.
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California

In 2020, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.321% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Carpooled (9.61%)
  3. Walked (5.35%)

In 2020, 81.3% of workers in Susanville, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.61%) and those who walked to work (5.35%).

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

17.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Susanville, CA have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.27% of the workforce in Susanville, 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 Susanville, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Susanville, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Susanville, CA (1.28k out of 6.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 12 - 14.

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

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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96.5% of the population of Susanville, CA has health coverage, with 51.5% on employee plans, 24.8% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 6.87% on non-group plans, and 0.644% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in California was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Lassen County, CA see 3422 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.82% increase from the previous year (3116 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 926 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,422 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lassen County, CA

Primary care physicians in Lassen County, CA see an average of 3,422 patients per year. This represents a 9.82% increase from the previous year (3,116 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32.1% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 33.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.5% were men and 48.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.48%
Uninsured
51.5%
Employer Coverage
24.8%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
6.87%
Non-Group
0.644%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Susanville, CA declined by 9.49% from 3.85% to 3.48%.

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