Loma Linda is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 24,482 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Loma Linda is the 289th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Loma Linda are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Loma Linda is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Loma Linda is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Loma Linda who work in healthcare (22.70%), office and administrative support (11.76%), and teaching (8.84%).
Also of interest is that Loma Linda has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Loma Linda, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
The education level of Loma Linda ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Loma Linda, 45.24% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Loma Linda in 2018 was $28,285, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,140 for a family of four. However, Loma Linda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Loma Linda is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Loma Linda home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Loma Linda residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Loma Linda also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Loma Linda include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
Loma Linda also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 28.34%.
The most common language spoken in Loma Linda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.