Ceres is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 48,706 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Ceres is the 187th largest community in California.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ceres is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.50% of the Ceres workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ceres is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ceres who work in office and administrative support (10.82%), sales jobs (8.53%), and food service (5.74%).
The rate of college-level education in Ceres is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.22% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ceres in 2018 was $19,913, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,652 for a family of four. However, Ceres contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ceres is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ceres home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Ceres, accounting for 61.39% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Ceres residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ceres include Irish, German, Portuguese, English, and Italian.
In addition, Ceres has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (24.36%).
The most common language spoken in Ceres is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Langs. of India.