About 18.5% live below the federal poverty line. Another interesting fact is that about 32% of Modesto's population is obese, which exceeds the state average of 22.7%. This chart shows the wage disparity based on sex in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees. The following chart shows senators elected in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.
Utilities are quite expensive here, but beyond that, most of your expenses will be below the California average. This visualization illustrates the percentage of students who graduate with an Associate's Degree from schools in Modesto, CA by specialty. The most common employment sectors for those living in Modesto, CA, are retail (28,423 people), healthcare 26% social assistance (27,182 people) and manufacturing (24,747 people). The table below shows how the percentage of people without insurance in Modesto, CA changed over time compared to the percentage of people enrolled in various types of health insurance.
Modesto is also a popular tourist destination, with people from all over the country coming to visit its museums, stroll down the streets of downtown or visit historic sites such as the McHenry Mansion. The following table shows households in Modesto, California, distributed among a number of income groups compared to the national averages for each group. The most common industries in Modesto, California, by number of employees, are Social Assistance 26 Healthcare (13,010 people), Retail (11,745 people) and Manufacturing (9,533 people). It is one of the main agricultural production counties in California, with agricultural production that includes chickens, walnuts, almonds and milk.
This graph shows the number of workers in California in various wage groups compared to the national average. In other words, wages are less evenly distributed in California compared to the national average. So, even though the difference isn't as substantial, it does exist, and when you add it up, you'll pay much less to rent an apartment here than in most cities your size in California. California's income inequality (measured by the Gini index) is 0.497, which is higher than the national average.
This chart shows the breakdown of primary industry stocks for residents of Modesto, CA, although some of these residents may live in Modesto, CA and work elsewhere. In addition to the state income tax, which averages 9.3%, there are still other taxes to pay when you live in Modesto.