Santa Fe Springs, CA

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2022 Population
18,840
0.122% 1-year growth
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
Laphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38
2.7% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.3%
10.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$81,500
8.54% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$585,200
19.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
8,702
1.05% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Santa Fe Springs, CA had a population of 18.8k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $81,500. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Santa Fe Springs, CA grew from 18,817 to 18,840, a 0.122% increase and its median household income grew from $75,086 to $81,500, a 8.54% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Fe Springs, CA are Other (Hispanic) (37.3%), White (Hispanic) (19.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (12.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.88%).

None of the households in Santa Fe Springs, 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.

92.1% of the residents in Santa Fe Springs, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Santa Fe Springs, CA are Beyond 21st Century Beauty Academy (142 degrees awarded in 2022), NTMA Training Centers of Southern California (113 degrees), and Presbyterian Theological Seminary in America (49 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Santa Fe Springs, CA was $585,200, and the homeownership rate was 62.4%.

Most people in Santa Fe Springs, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Fe Springs, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Santa Fe Springs, CA is home to a population of 18.8k people, from which 92.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 24.5% of Santa Fe Springs, CA residents were born outside of the country (4.62k people).

In 2022, there were 1.9 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (7.04k people) in Santa Fe Springs, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.71k White (Hispanic) and 2.44k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.1%
2022 Citizenship
91.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.1% of Santa Fe Springs, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Santa Fe Springs, CA was 91.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Santa Fe Springs, CA
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    7.04k ± 837
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.71k ± 753
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.44k ± 596
73%
Hispanic Population
13.8k people

In 2022, there were 1.9 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (7.04k people) in Santa Fe Springs, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.71k White (Hispanic) and 2.44k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

73% of the people in Santa Fe Springs, CA are hispanic (13.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Santa Fe Springs, 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

24.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.62k people
26.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.94k people

As of 2022, 24.5% of Santa Fe Springs, CA residents (4.62k 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 Santa Fe Springs, CA was 26.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    192 ± 93
  2. Korea
    157 ± 146
  3. Vietnam
    134 ± 100

Santa Fe Springs, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Santa Fe Springs, CA employs 8.7k people. The largest industries in Santa Fe Springs, CA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,304 people), Educational Services (877 people), and Retail Trade (863 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($93,000), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,818), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,678).

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

8.7k
2022 Value
± 678
−1.05%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Santa Fe Springs, CA declined at a rate of −1.05%, from 8.79k employees to 8.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Santa Fe Springs, CA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,671 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,008 people), and Management Occupations (705 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Santa Fe Springs, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.7k
2022 Value
± 678
−1.05%
1 Year decline
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Santa Fe Springs, CA declined at a rate of −1.05%, from 8.79k employees to 8.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Santa Fe Springs, CA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,304 people), Educational Services (877 people), and Retail Trade (863 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Santa Fe Springs, CA, though some of these residents may live in Santa Fe Springs, 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

$47,550
Median earning men ± $8,749
$37,086
Median earning women ± $4,452

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,682), Public Administration ($77,159), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($67,938).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,750), Information ($65,278), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,797).

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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 Santa Fe Springs, CA awarded 334 degrees. The student population of Santa Fe Springs, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 226 male students and 302 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Santa Fe Springs, CA are Hispanic or Latino (221 and 68.6%), followed by Asian (43 and 13.4%), Unknown (23 and 7.14%), and Black or African American (16 and 4.97%).

The largest universities in Santa Fe Springs, CA by number of degrees awarded are Beyond 21st Century Beauty Academy (142 and 42.5%), NTMA Training Centers of Southern California (113 and 33.8%), and Presbyterian Theological Seminary in America (49 and 14.7%).

The most popular majors in Santa Fe Springs, CA are Machine Tool Technology (113 and 33.8%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (84 and 25.1%), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (32 and 9.58%).

The median tuition cost in Santa Fe Springs, CA for private four year colleges is $8,206.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 528 students enrolled in Santa Fe Springs, CA, 42.8% men and 57.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 239 records, of which 66.5% were women and 33.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 25 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded
  3. 113 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Santa Fe Springs, CA was General Cosmetology with 25 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 142 degrees awarded
  2. 113 degrees awarded
  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Beyond 21st Century Beauty Academy with 142 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 136 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Santa Fe Springs, CA, which is 0.687 times less than the 198 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 221 degrees mean that there were 5.14 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 43 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($8,206) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($629) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,300) 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.

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 2022 were Some college (6.9M), High School or Equivalent (6.8M), and Bachelors Degree (6.36M).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Santa Fe Springs, CA was $585,200 in 2022, which is 2.08 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $490,200 to $585,200, a 19.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Santa Fe Springs, CA is 62.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Santa Fe Springs, CA have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Santa Fe Springs, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Santa Fe Springs, CA is $81,500. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Santa Fe Springs, CA was Census Tract 5029.01 with a value of $111,149, followed by Census Tract 5022 and Census Tract 5028.01, with respective values of $103,650 and $97,750.

Property

$585,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,925
$3,555
Median Property Taxes
±$341

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

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

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Rent vs Own

62.4%
Homeownership
2022
74.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.4% of the housing units in Santa Fe Springs, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5029.01
  2. Census Tract 5022
  3. Census Tract 5028.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Santa Fe Springs, CA was Census Tract 5029.01 with a value of $111,149, followed by Census Tract 5022 and Census Tract 5028.01, with respective values of $103,650 and $97,750.

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

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Household Income

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$81,500
Median Household Income
± $6,969
5.7k
Number of Households
± 515

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.7k households in Santa Fe Springs, CA grew to $81,500 from the previous year's value of $75,086.

The following chart displays the households in Santa Fe Springs, 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 Santa Fe Springs, 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 (76.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (12%)
  3. Carpooled (7.44%)

In 2022, 76.4% of workers in Santa Fe Springs, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12%) and those who carpooled to work (7.44%).

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

30.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Santa Fe Springs, CA have a longer commute time (30.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.82% of the workforce in Santa Fe Springs, 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 Santa Fe Springs, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Santa Fe Springs, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Santa Fe Springs, CA (1.92k out of 18.7k 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 18 - 24 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Santa Fe Springs, CA is Hispanic, followed by Other 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

94.1% of the population of Santa Fe Springs, CA has health coverage, with 52.8% on employee plans, 21.9% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 8.3% on non-group plans, and 0.496% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see 1354 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1363 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1097 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 245 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,354 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Los Angeles County, CA

Primary care physicians in Los Angeles County, CA see an average of 1,354 patients per year. This represents a 0.66% decrease from the previous year (1,363 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Los Angeles 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 23.8% under 18 years, 22.3% between 18 and 34 years, 38.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.91%
Uninsured
52.8%
Employer Coverage
21.9%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
8.3%
Non-Group
0.496%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Santa Fe Springs, CA declined by 5.39% from 6.25% to 5.91%.

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

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