California City is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 14,198 people and three constituent neighborhoods, California City is the 361st largest community in California.
California City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, California City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in California City who work in management occupations (16.25%), office and administrative support (10.25%), and sales jobs (7.86%).
Also of interest is that California City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In California City, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.59 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of people in California City with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.09% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in California City in 2018 was $20,602, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,408 for a family of four. However, California City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
California City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call California City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of California City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. California City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.56% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in California City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in California City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.