Acampo is a tiny town located in the state of California. With a population of 355 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Acampo is the 752nd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Acampo 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.
When you are in Acampo, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 60.53% of Acampo’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Acampo is a town of production and manufacturing workers, construction workers and builders, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Acampo who work in management occupations (15.33%), the sciences (11.76%), and office and administrative support (9.75%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Acampo has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
A relatively large number of people in Acampo telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.28% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Acampo is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Acampo is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.94% of adults 25 and older in Acampo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Acampo in 2010 was $36,609, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,436 for a family of four.
Acampo is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Acampo 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 Acampo, accounting for 53.11% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Acampo residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Acampo include Swedish, Portuguese, Irish, and German.
Acampo also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.54%.
The most common language spoken in Acampo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.