Dos Palos is a very small city located in the state of California. With a population of 5,527 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dos Palos is the 509th largest community in California.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Dos Palos is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 51.43% of the Dos Palos workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Dos Palos is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dos Palos who work in farm management occupations (11.50%), teaching (10.20%), and sales jobs (9.37%).
In Dos Palos, just 11.33% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Dos Palos in 2018 was $21,488, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,952 for a family of four. However, Dos Palos contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dos Palos is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dos Palos 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 Dos Palos, accounting for 72.38% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Dos Palos residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dos Palos include English, African, Irish, German, and Portuguese.
Dos Palos also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.84%.
The most common language spoken in Dos Palos is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.