Turlock, CA

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Living in Turlock

Turlock is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 73,631 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Turlock is the 117th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Turlock 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, Turlock isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Turlock are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Turlock is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Turlock who work in sales jobs (10.54%), office and administrative support (10.08%), and management occupations (9.50%).

In terms of college education, Turlock is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.10% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Turlock in 2018 was $28,004, 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 $112,016 for a family of four. However, Turlock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Turlock is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Turlock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Turlock residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Turlock also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.44% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Turlock include German, English, Portuguese, Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac, and Irish.

Turlock also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.19%.

The most common language spoken in Turlock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.