Amador County, CA

36,963 Population
594.6 square miles 62.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
62.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.4%
was 55.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.1%
was 5.5%
 
Percent Under 18
15.5%
was 15.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
24.7%
was 23.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.5
was 6.6
Ranked 18th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
11.2%
was 12.8%
 
Median Household Income
$57,032
was $54,171
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.5
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,148
Ranked 27th Highest in CA
Patents per 100,000
5
Ranked 45th Highest in CA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.7
Ranked 15th Highest in CA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
135
was 183.5
Ranked 25th Highest in CA
Property Crimes per 100,000
918.3
was 1,204.9
Ranked 13th Highest in CA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
18,203
was 18,184
 
Median Rent
$1,061
was $1,047
 
Total Building Permits
14
was 110
 
Occupied Housing Units
14,248
was 13,925
 
Homeownership Rate
75.6%
was 76.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
14
was 110
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
30.6
was 30.6
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
53.3%
was 56.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.8
was 6.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.4
was 2.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.4%
was 95.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.3%
was 88.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.5%
was 21.3%
 

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