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Empire,CA index of house prices

Total population: 4,189 (Urban population: 3,784, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 1,345 (1,328 occupied: 714 owner occupied, 613 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

46%

Housing density: 849 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $411,085.

Median contract rent in 2016: $485 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $533)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $688


Median gross rent in Empire, CA in 2016: $562

Housing units in Empire with a mortgage: 454 (21 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 263

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $57,832

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $20,257

Median monthly housing costs: $812


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Empire, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $152,262 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Empire:

$152,262
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $118,047 - $194,539

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $190,268
Here:

$190,268
State:

$662,746

Mobile homes: $201,230
Here:

$201,230
State:

$109,501
Median year house/condo built: 1971

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,469
  • In family households: 3,981 (377 male householders, 590 female householders)
    667 spouses, 1,696 children (1,603 natural, 58 adopted, 25 stepchildren), 86 grandchildren, 87 brothers or sisters, 160 parents, 160 other relatives, 155 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 372 (231 male householders (214 living alone)), 122 female householders (127 living alone)), 23 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 118

Size of family households: 228 2-persons, 216 3-persons, 247 4-persons, 127 5-persons, 77 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 346 1-person, 21 2-persons.

748 married couples with children.
450 single-parent households (15 men, 435 women).

49.6% of residents of Empire speak English at home.
47.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% speak English very well, 65% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,024 (22.9%)
(26.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Empire, California:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 2282 bedrooms
  • 3663 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Empire population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Empire, California:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1331 bedroom
  • 2212 bedrooms
  • 1993 bedrooms
  • 494 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Empire population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Empire in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 66no vehicle
  • 1601 vehicle
  • 3292 vehicles
  • 813 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 315+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Empire population

Cars and other vehicles available in Empire in renter-occupied apartments

  • 47no vehicle
  • 3551 vehicle
  • 1252 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Empire population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Empire, California:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 243 rooms
  • 1454 rooms
  • 2775 rooms
  • 1336 rooms
  • 617 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Empire population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Empire, California:

  • 01 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 713 rooms
  • 2384 rooms
  • 1625 rooms
  • 526 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 158 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Empire population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Empire, CA household income distribution

  • Empire, CA household income distribution
  • 92Less than $10,000
  • 122$10,000 to $14,999
  • 146$15,000 to $19,999
  • 39$20,000 to $24,999
  • 120$25,000 to $29,999
  • 74$30,000 to $34,999
  • 75$35,000 to $39,999
  • 91$40,000 to $44,999
  • 23$45,000 to $49,999
  • 125$50,000 to $59,999
  • 196$60,000 to $74,999
  • 128$75,000 to $99,999
  • 9$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 20$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Empire, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Empire, CA
  • 25Less than $10,000
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3$80,000 to $89,999
  • 8$90,000 to $99,999
  • 60$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 51$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6$175,000 to $199,999
  • 74$200,000 to $249,999
  • 14$250,000 to $299,999
  • 14$400,000 to $499,999
  • 66$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Empire, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Empire, CA
  • 20$350 to $399
  • 57$400 to $449
  • 13$450 to $499
  • 41$500 to $549
  • 42$550 to $599
  • 46$600 to $649
  • 41$650 to $699
  • 10$700 to $749
  • 20$750 to $799
  • 35$800 to $899
  • 72$900 to $999
  • 90$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28$1,500 to $1,999
  • 4$2,000 to $2,499
  • 18$3,000 to $3,499
  • 43No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 462010 or later
  • 4152000 to 2009
  • 1781990 to 1999
  • 2181980 to 1989
  • 1861970 to 1979
  • 107Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Empire population
Empire commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 38
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 158
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 222
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 108
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 503
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 92
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 78
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 83
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 156
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 10
  • 90 or more minutes: 45
Empire, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.2%
Number of people working at home: 32 (2.1% of all workers)

Empire mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 905 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 211 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (1%)
  • Walked: 19 (2%)
  • Other means: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 9 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 94
 American: 94
 Irish: 89
 European: 67
 English: 45
 Italian: 37
 Scottish: 36
 Portuguese: 31
 Arab: 8
 Swedish: 8
 Lebanese: 7
 Dutch: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 84%Mexico
  • 7%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 6%El Salvador
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,730
  • Other state: 674
  • Northeast: 82
  • Midwest: 108
  • South: 182
  • West: 296

77% of Empire residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in California.

Empire:

77.2%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 198
  • 5th and 6th grade: 152
  • 7th and 8th grade: 69
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 106
  • 11th grade: 84
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 28
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 380
  • Less than 1 year of college: 92
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 178
  • Associate degree: 70
  • Bachelor's degree: 88
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 30
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 154
  • 5th and 6th grade: 63
  • 7th and 8th grade: 101
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 58
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 69
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 358
  • Less than 1 year of college: 98
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 202
  • Associate degree: 72
  • Bachelor's degree: 62
  • Master's degree: 13
  • Professional school degree: 20
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.8%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 86.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • 41.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 18.0%Males
  • 33.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 15.4%Males
  • 14.1%Females
Empire marital status for males
Empire marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,060
  • One, attached: 46
  • Two: 23
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • Mobile homes: 224

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,781

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Empire:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Empire
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (77.3%)
  • Electricity (20.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (63.0%)
  • Electricity (35.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

2.6%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

2.3%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
California:

15.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)