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Area Code 323

State: CALIFORNIA
Total Area: 446.5 sq. miles
Land Area: 444.57 sq. miles
Water Area: 1.93 sq. miles

Gender Distribution in area code 323:

In this area code 323, there are approximately 2143157 men or 50% males and approximately 2183874 women which represents 50% females in the general population.


Age Distribution in area code 323:

In area code 323, age distribution is used to represent the approximate number of residents who fall within successive age groups, sorted in groups ranging from under 5 years old to over 85 years old. This information is used to estimate the fertility trends in this area of area code 323.

To cite an example: all the full time residents in area code 323 region are broken down into the following age divisions. 354111 are infants and small children below age 5 which would represent approximately 8% of area code 323 population, 372633 are children between the ages of 5-9 or 9%, 319072 are middle school aged children of 10-14 years old or 7%, 307665 are older children between the ages of 15-19 years old, 356754 are young adults aged 20 to 24 years old, 790311 are adults aged 25-34 years, 664617 are between the ages of 35-44 or 15% of area code 323 population, 474892 are aged 45-54 years, 159118 are middle aged residents ranging from 55 to 59 years old, 129096 are seniors in the 60-64 years old age bracket, 208565 are seniors aged 65-74, 139667 are elderly people in the 75-84 age bracket and only 50530 are older than age 84 years in code area code 323.

These figures indicate that 3105292 of fellow residents are adults aged 18 years or older with 1518187 being men and 1587105 of them are women. This includes 2904125 residents over the legal drinking age of 21. Seniors aged 62 years and older represent 473041 residents with 162266 senior men over 65 and 236496 senior women over the age of 65.

There are a total of 398762 senior citizens over 65 years of age residing in this location on a permanent basis.


Racial Profile in area code 323:

Area code 323 is and area with a variety of ethnic cultures and racial backgrounds, including 1763381 full time residents who are white or Caucasian, roughly 611428 African Americans or Black residents, 35527 American Indian and Alaska Native, 424945 Asian people, 19127 Asian Indian and 106761 Chinese residents.

The remaining Asian population in area code 323 or this part of area code 323, area code 323 is broken down into the following racial demographics: 93686 Filipino, 43947 Japanese, 94150 Korean, 27002 Vietnamese and 40272 residents considered Other Asian. The Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian population of the area is represented by 8757 residents, with 1538 Native Hawaiians, 1061 Guamanian or Chamorro, 3038 Samoan, 3120 Other Pacific Islander and 1256684 residents who have classified themselves as belonging to Other Race.

The Hispanic and Latin American population of the area surrounding area code 323 is roughly 2253793 with 1529341 of them being Mexican immigrants, 15603 Puerto Rican immigrants, 18767 Cuban immigrants, 690082 residents from Other Hispanic or Latino background and 2073238 residents or 48% of this population claiming Not Hispanic or of Latino decent.


School Enrollment in area code 323:

In the area code 323, over 1333671 residents aged 3 years old and up are reportedly enrolled as full time students, ranging from nursery school to graduate school. The numbers breakdown as follows: 71895 young children are enrolled in nursery school or preschool, 78980 children are in kindergarten and 573192 students attend elementary or middle school classes.

High school (grades and 9-12) and college aged students, including college, professional school, university, law school and medical school, consist of 280731 teenagers attending local high schools and 328873 adults attending in college or graduate school classrooms.

In the area code 323, there are 575066 local residents with a 9th grade or lower education according to available records. Roughly 417503 of these full time residents have dropped out of high school but have had some level of educational training from 9th grade to 12th grade. More than 463776 of people in this area code are successful high school graduates and at least 451274 of these individuals have some college level education but have never finished or obtained a degree.

Within the local demographic tables, 133737 residents of area code 323 have graduated from a 2 year university or technical school with an associate’s degree, 370589 have successfully met the requirements to receive a bachelor’s degree and 208607 residents have completed graduate school and received the masters or Ph.D, degree in at least one field of study.


Ancestry Distribution in area code 323:

Area code 323 is a region with 4186554 total ancestries reported. Within area code 323, the current ancestry distribution includes approximately 24758 residents of Arab decent, 7032 Czech people or Central European western Slavic people, 7934 Danish people or Danes from Denmark, 15996 Dutch residents with ancestry in the Netherlands, 107868 English residents with ancestral ties to England, 42047 residents with French origins excluding the Basque population, 6966 French Canadian residents and 136516 residents of German decent.

The rich ancestral community also includes: 9318 Greek or Hellenes residents with ancestral ties to Greece, Cyprus and surrounding regions, 14314 Hungarians or Magyars, 117794 Irish residents, 76542 Italians, 5157 residents of Lithuanian origin, 15960 Norwegian residents, 42459 Polish individuals, 4918 Portuguese residents, 64797 Russian residents, 19229 Scotch-Irish,or Ulster Scots’ residents, 25076 Scottish residents, 1434 Slovak residents with ancestry in the Ukraine, Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria, 39101 people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 19165 Swedes.


Economy in area code 323:

The occupation demographic description for area code 323 is typical of most cities. Management, Professional and Related Occupations are held by 522359 residents in the area code 323 and include professions, such as bank managers, restaurant managers, teachers, real estate agents, and insurance agents. The demographic figures for Management, Professional, And Related Occupations does not include service occupations.

Service occupations, such as waiters and retail employees, are given their own category in the economic demographic breakdown. There are currently 280640 service occupations currently held in the area code 323 by individuals working at gas stations, grocery stores and other places where they would assist customers with making a purchase. These occupations are usually held by students who are working part time jobs while they are completing their education while some are also held by senior citizens who need a part time employment.

Sales And office Occupations current make up 447938 professional positions in the area code 323 and include occupations in the automotive sales, retail sales and banking industries as well as the local area code 323 government.

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations are usually seasonal, outdoor employment opportunities. As such, these jobs are not as plentiful in the area code 323 are and there are currently only 3608 residents who hold jobs in these fields. While this job type is seasonal, many area code 323 residents perform these occupations as a hobby.

Construction, Mining And Maintenance Occupations provides employment for 126190 residents of area code 323 . As most of these jobs are handled by independent contractors, residents with jobs in this field provide services to much of the area code 323 community.

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations continue to flourish in the area code 323 region. As such, 304192 residents are currently employed in various Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations. The need for individuals in these fields is expected to rise and the Production, Transportation, And Material Moving industry should continue to be a great source of employment in area code 323.


Employment by Industry in area code 323:

In area code 323, the employment demographics can also be broken down by industry. Individual industries account for specific numbers of jobs in the area and the current numbers include: 3660 people in the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining industries ( including those employees engaged in farming, fishing, logging or operation of feedlots in area code 323.

80892 people work in the construction industry (including professional architects, civil engineers and laborers responsible for designing and building offices, stores and homes in the area code 323.), 249519 residents of area code are employed in the Manufacturing industry (including small industry owners, FMCG producers, production managers and laborers.), 171041 residents of 323 are employed in Retail trade (working as wholesalers, distributors, store owners and employees.), 79858 workers serve in the Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities industry (An industry responsible for public transportation, storage of goods and the provision of utility services to the community.), 105246 workers are employed in the Information industry (With services related to computing, telecommunications, broadcasting and internet.), 102164 personnel are dedicated to working in the Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental and Leasing industry, 200048 residents of the area code 323 area are involved in industry as Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, and Waste Management Services workers (including employers and employees, scientists, researchers, general and project managers of various organizations, administrative workers and blue collar employees.

292035 people are actively employed in the area code 323 Educational, Health and Social Services industry (including professors, teachers, lab assistants, doctors, nurses, consultants and those employed to provide assistance to non-government and non-profit organizations. 161834 residents of the area code 323 are employed in the Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services industry (including artists, entertainers, actors, physical trainers and sports personalities.) Some of these workers are also involved in the operation of area code 323 hotels, bed and breakfast facility and restaurants.

117815 people, who live in the area code 323 are employed in other service industries such as law enforcement, military personnel. 46279 individuals work in Public Administration as magistrates, area code 323 judges, area code 323 attorneys and local or state level politicians. According to area code 323 records, a few individuals also work as self-employed individuals doing small jobs or are unemployed.


Commute in area code 323:

In area code 323, local residents have found many ways to get where they are going on a daily basis. There are 1053586 residents that travel only by automobile and these residents are primarily those who live in suburban areas of area code 323 or because they do not live in close proximity to their coworkers.

In the area code 323, 257824 people actively participate in a carpool to save on gas and maintenance expenses. Many people who carpool area code 323 also cite human interaction as a reason for the carpool because they can also drink coffee and chat about work while traveling to their destination. A relatively small number of individuals, 177899 workers in the area code 323, make use of public transportation. Public transport availability is extremely limited in the area code 323 and is primarily limited to public transport services, such as taxi cabs, buses, or van lines owned by area code 323.

66402 residents in the area code 323, walk to work on a regular basis. People who walk to work often live in the downtown region of area code 323, close to their business or place of employment. This decision to commute via walking may be based on environmental impact, health concerns, fuel prices or lack of alternative modes of transportation.

27453 residents, living in area code 323 claim to use other means of transportation to get to work. Examples of these alternative could include school bus drivers that use the bus to get to work in area code 323, tractor trailers and skateboards or bicycles. 57188 residents do not use transportation of any kind to get to work. Instead, these people area code 323 telecommute or work from home. These individuals include babysitters, caterers, and seamstresses. There are many unique ways to commute to work area code 323. You can take your car alone, carpool, use public transport, use other means, have worked at home, or simply have walked when you're visiting area code 323 to find employment.


Housing in area code 323:

There are a total of 1506835 homes in area code 323. This includes many types of beautiful houses and condominiums, which make the area code 323 a very attractive location for those seeking to relocate into the community. The 1506835 Total Housing Units gives a fair perspective on the size of area code 323.

Occupied Housing Units in the area code 323 are recorded as 1435323. When compared to the total number of homes available, the Occupied Housing Units rate means that housing is available for you and also signifies that there is an established population currently living in area code 323. For those seeking to move into a home in the area code 323, it is important to realize that the percentage of Owner-occupied Housing Units is at 33%. Many communities shy away from rental properties due to the problems causes by non-owners occupying a property. The fact that Owner-occupied Housing Units is at a high percentage signifies a solid community where taxes are paid by the public to cover the costs of improving schools and roads in the area code 323.

Renter-occupied Housing Units are currently stable at just 943478, meaning that people often own their own homes in the area code 323. Renter-occupied Housing Units largely consist of apartments or properties being rented to families who cannot secure a mortgage in the area code 323. Renter-occupied Housing Units may also include guest homes or other types of property in the area code.

Vacant Housing Units comprise only 71512 of the total housing units available in the area code 323, which mean there are a limited number of properties available for someone wishing to purchase a home in the area code 323 area. Vacant Housing Units are often 3 bedroom or larger homes and may even include foreclosed homes in area code 323, allowing home buyers the opportunity to find amazing bargains.

There are also 5474 homes available in the area that fall into the Seasonal Or Occasional Use category. For Seasonal Or Occasional Use categorization often means that you can rent or lease the home for a specific period of time throughout the year. These properties are usually rented on a weekly or monthly basis in the area code 323, which is a wonderful advantage for those planning temporary moves or who intend to have guests while visiting in the area code 323.


Structures in area code 323:

In the area code 323, there are a total of 1506567 structure units currently available. These structural units include a wide variety of built house configurations. Of the total 1506567 structures, 550983 are designated as 1 unit, detached, meaning the home stands by itself and is not attached to another building.

There are also 117263 attached structures in the area code 323, with individual units being attached to and supported by one or more other units. Included in this area code are 58190 multi-family units, which means that the unit consists of 4 or more dwellings in the same plot of land. 119693 of these structures have 3 or 4 units with 3 family dwellings in the same plot of land, such as family triplexes or townhouses. These structures are usually built on three levels.

In this area, there are also a total of 170172 structures with 5 To 9 dwelling units, most often several apartments in just one building complex. In addition there are 167259 structures with 10 To 19 units. While there are 1506567 total structures in the area, there are many mobile homes, which comprise 9569 of the total homes in the area code 323. Mobile homes have specialized construction, are prefabricated and can be used for traveling around. In the area code 323, however, most of the 9569 mobile homes or trailers are securely fastened to a foundation and are likely to remain in place throughout their useful lives.

There is another group of structures in the area code 323, consisting of boats, RV.s, vans and some other unknown structures. The designation of these structures as dwellings is often dependent upon their actual usage. Boats used for pleasure may not receive the dwelling designation but the same boat used as a permanent dwelling place when moored in a marina may be classified as a home. Recreational Vehicles, often called RV's, are similar to mobile homes and are often used as temporary dwelling places for holidays or travel. Vans are usually used for transportation, rather than as a dwelling. Both of these moving vehicle structures can be designated as dwellings when converted for long term use.


Household Heating Type in area code 323:

In the area code 323, roughly 1053828 residents use utility gas, provided by the local gas company, to heat their homes. Bottled Tank or LP Gas is used by 20750 residents of the area code 323, with the bottled tank or LP Gas being refilled and delivered on a monthly basis. Only 283498 residents of area code 323, use electricity to heat their homes.

Outdated fuel energy sources, such as Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc. are a relatively non-existent area of the household heating fuel market in the area code 323 because the fuel oil is burned in a furnace or a boiler and does not see extensive use in most modern households. With that said, 134 reported residents use coal or coke to heat their homes. In some of the older homes of the area, coal burning furnaces are still in use, providing heat to the house. Wood is used by 1859 residents to provide heat. As a clean burning bio fuel, wood can be used to effectively provide heat to the entire house. As a result, many of the smaller homes in the area code 323 make use of a wood-burning fireplace with a blower insert to heat the home or provide a backup heat source in the event of power outages or spikes in fuel prices.

In a move towards modern renewable energy, 4266 residents of the area code 323, have upgraded to solar energy. No other fuels are reported to be in use because 67688 other residents reported that they used no fuel to heat their homes, citing adequate insulation.


Property Value in area code 323:

In 323, the average Property Value can be divided up as follows: Specified Owner-occupied Units are the specific number of homes in area code 323 which are occupied by the property owner. The current number of Specified Owner-occupied Units is 404554 which signifies that most people in the area code 323 own their own homes.

In the area code, approximately 5941 homes were listed with values of less than $50,000, based on specific criteria related to area code 323, area code 323 in particular. There are also 80817 homes valued at $100,000 To $149,000 based on the neighborhood and school district associated with area code 323. Approximately 105768 homes were valued at $150,000 To $199,000 based on the included acreage. At the time of this report, 82263 homes were valued at $200,000 To $299,999 because no one reported any homes within this range of value.

However, 61921 homes were listed at $300,000 To $499,999 and an additional 36669 homes were valued between $500,000 To $999,999. There are only 14492 million dollar homes or mansions in the area code 323.

Mortgage Status in area code 323:

Many people living in area code 323 have mortgages or loans secured by real property, don’t have mortgages, pay cash rent or do not pay any cash towards their housing expenses. These figures are used to provide a demographic of the mortgage status for the area code 323. 305684 people currently have mortgages in this part of area code 323. Among those with current mortgages, 1381 people have a monthly mortgage payment of $300 dollars and 152460 people have a monthly mortgage payment of between $300 and $499. 14414 people have a monthly mortgage payment of between $500 and $699 dollars.

The mortgage payment category with the second most common monthly payment is the $700 to $999 range, with a total of 36525 people making these monthly payments. There are a total of 96933 residents in the area code 323 who pay between $1000 and $1,499 per month and 67650 people paying between $1,500 and $1,999 on their monthly mortgage, which is incidentally the largest mortgage paying group in the area.

Only 81401 people have monthly mortgage payments exceeding $2,000 and a mere 98870 people do not have to pay any mortgage on their property in the area code 323.


Mortgage Payment as percentage of income in area code 323:

The distribution of mortgage payments within the area code 323 code can also be used to create a demographic scale to express the regions economic stability. The total number of individuals paying a given percentage of their income as mortgage payments can be explained as follows:
112120 people in this area pay less than 15 percent (<15%) of their income to mortgage payments; The majority of local borrowers fall into this category.

49683 people pay between 15 and 19 percent of their income on their mortgage payments. 46862 people pay between 20 and 24 percent of their income on their mortgage payments. Only 39143 pay between 25 and 29 percent of their income to mortgage payments, making this the category with the lowest percentage of members.

29784 people pay between 30 and 34 percent of their income to their mortgage payment. 121893 people pay 35 percent or more (>35%) of their income to their mortgage payments in the area code 323.


Rent Status in area code 323:

Rental status is a prime indicator of economic stability in an area. Out of 941058 people who reside in renter-occupied units, roughly 25533 people spend less than $200 per month in rent for housing in the area code 323. Approximately 26335 people make monthly rental payments between $200 and $299 dollars; the second highest category for renters in the area.

384993 people pay $500 To $749 for monthly housing costs on rental properties and 199384 people pay monthly rental expenses between $750 and $999. In the area code 323, 96933 people pay from $1,000 to $1,499 in rent and 31498 renters pay monthly housing expense which exceed $1,500.

Out of 941058 people who live in rental homes, only 15826 people in the area code 323 do not pay cash rent on a monthly basis.


Rent Payments as percentage of income in area code 323:

Distribution of rent payments as a percentage of income can be broken down within the area code 323 code in the following demographics:
131972 people in this area code pay less than 15 percent of their income to rent payments; this is the highest total of all the rent payment categories. There are a total of 115845 renters pay between 15 and 19 percent of their income towards their rent payment.

112356 people pay between 20 and 24 percent of their income towards their monthly rent. 99754 people fall in the category of paying just 25 to 29 percent of their income towards rent. 75351 people pay between 30 and 34 percent of their income for their monthly rental payment. 353731 people pay 35 percent or more of their income out in rental payments within the area code 323.


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