Milpitas, CA

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2022 Population
79,092
0.629% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
36.1
0.838% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.9%
4.91% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$166,769
11.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$1.16M
16.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Milpitas, CA had a population of 79.1k people with a median age of 36.1 and a median household income of $166,769. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Milpitas, CA declined from 79,593 to 79,092, a −0.629% decrease and its median household income grew from $149,312 to $166,769, a 11.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Milpitas, CA are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (69.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), Other (Hispanic) (7.09%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.83%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.98%).

None of the households in Milpitas, 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.

75.8% of the residents in Milpitas, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Milpitas, CA are University of Silicon Andhra (34 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Milpitas, CA was $1.16M, and the homeownership rate was 60.6%.

Most people in Milpitas, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Milpitas, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Milpitas, CA is home to a population of 79.1k people, from which 75.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 53.5% of Milpitas, CA residents were born outside of the country (42.3k people).

In 2022, there were 6.58 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (55k people) in Milpitas, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.35k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.61k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

75.8%
2022 Citizenship
77.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 75.8% of Milpitas, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Milpitas, CA was 77.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Milpitas, CA
  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    55k ± 1.66k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.35k ± 947
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    5.61k ± 1.02k
13.5%
Hispanic Population
10.7k people

In 2022, there were 6.58 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (55k people) in Milpitas, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.35k White (Non-Hispanic) and 5.61k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.5% of the people in Milpitas, CA are hispanic (10.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Milpitas, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

53.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
42.3k people
51.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
40.9k people

As of 2022, 53.5% of Milpitas, CA residents (42.3k 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 Milpitas, CA was 51.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    431 ± 140
  2. Vietnam
    388 ± 112
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    204 ± 104

Milpitas, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Milpitas, CA employs 41.9k people. The largest industries in Milpitas, CA are Manufacturing (9,863 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (9,167 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,399 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($165,463), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($149,063), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($137,860).

Occupations

41.9k
2022 Value
± 1,647
1.13%
1 Year growth
± 5.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Milpitas, CA grew at a rate of 1.13%, from 41.4k employees to 41.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Milpitas, CA, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations (8,142 people), Management Occupations (5,440 people), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (3,355 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Milpitas, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

41.9k
2022 Value
± 1,647
1.13%
1 Year growth
± 5.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Milpitas, CA grew at a rate of 1.13%, from 41.4k employees to 41.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Milpitas, CA, are Manufacturing (9,863 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (9,167 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,399 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Milpitas, CA, though some of these residents may live in Milpitas, 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

$102,730
Median earning men ± $5,875
$59,721
Median earning women ± $4,093

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($203,462), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($139,402), and Public Administration ($115,729).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($145,357), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,528), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($99,321).

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Civics

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Milpitas, CA awarded 34 degrees. The student population of Milpitas, CA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 37 male students and 191 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Milpitas, CA are Asian (30 and 100%), followed by Black or African American (0 and 0%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%), and Hispanic or Latino (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Milpitas, CA by number of degrees awarded are University of Silicon Andhra (34 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Milpitas, CA are General Music (16 and 47.1%), General Dance (14 and 41.2%), and Sanskrit & Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics (3 and 8.82%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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.

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Educational Attainment

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Milpitas, CA was $1.16M in 2022, which is 4.1 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $994,200 to $1.16M, a 16.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Milpitas, CA is 60.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Milpitas, CA have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Milpitas, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Milpitas, CA is $166,769. In N/A, the place with the highest median household income in Milpitas, CA was Census Tract 5044.21 with a value of $195,417, followed by Census Tract 5044.16 and Census Tract 5044.23, with respective values of $178,813 and $176,528.

Property

$1.16M
Median Property Value 2022
±$23,300
$14,786
Median Property Taxes
±$718

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

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

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Rent vs Own

60.6%
Homeownership
2022
71.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.6% of the housing units in Milpitas, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5044.21
  2. Census Tract 5044.16
  3. Census Tract 5044.23

In N/A, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Milpitas, CA was Census Tract 5044.21 with a value of $195,417, followed by Census Tract 5044.16 and Census Tract 5044.23, with respective values of $178,813 and $176,528.

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

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Household Income

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$166,769
Median Household Income
± $6,938
24.4k
Number of Households
± 1,106

In 2022, the median household income of the 24.4k households in Milpitas, CA grew to $166,769 from the previous year's value of $149,312.

The following chart displays the households in Milpitas, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Milpitas, 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 (64.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.5%)
  3. Carpooled (10.2%)

In 2022, 64.3% of workers in Milpitas, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.5%) and those who carpooled to work (10.2%).

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

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Milpitas, CA have a shorter commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.3% of the workforce in Milpitas, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

5.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Milpitas, CA (4.55k out of 77.1k 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 75+, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Milpitas, CA is Asian, followed by Hispanic 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

97.4% of the population of Milpitas, CA has health coverage, with 69.1% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 7.99% on Medicare, 8.2% on non-group plans, and 0.32% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 25.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.3% were men and 47.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.56%
Uninsured
69.1%
Employer Coverage
11.8%
Medicaid
7.99%
Medicare
8.2%
Non-Group
0.32%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Milpitas, CA declined by 1.65% from 2.61% to 2.56%.

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