Atwater, CA

28,906 Population
6.1 square miles 4,727.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
4,727.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
61.7%
was 59.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
21.9%
was 20.5%
 
Percent Under 18
32.6%
was 32.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
10.7%
was 10.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
8.4
was 12.5
Ranked 49th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
23.4%
was 26.2%
 
Median Household Income
$45,800
was $41,414
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.3
43.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
10.3
was 3.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
674.2
was 629.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,761.3
was 4,576.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
9,448
was 9,674
 
Median Rent
$897
was $888
 
Total Building Permits
4
was 5
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,923
was 9,060
 
Homeownership Rate
50.8%
was 48.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 5
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,545.2
was 1,582.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.7%
was 11.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.2
was 3.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.4
was 0.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.3%
was 95.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
80.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.6%
was 97.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
72.5%
was 72.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.7%
was 13.3%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
93.6%
was 91.2%
 
Debt Service Ratio
3.7%
was 4.3%
 
Revenue
$33,237,333
was $28,859,335
 
Expenditure
$29,740,410
was $29,062,001
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,159
was $1,015
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,037
was $1,022
 

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