Adelanto is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 33,166 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Adelanto is the 237th largest community in California.
Adelanto is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Adelanto is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Adelanto who work in office and administrative support (14.05%), sales jobs (13.23%), and healthcare (6.34%).
One downside of living in Adelanto, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.22 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Adelanto have a very low rate of college education: just 6.44% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Adelanto in 2010 was $9,998, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $39,992 for a family of four. Adelanto also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.00% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Adelanto is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Adelanto home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Adelanto residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Adelanto also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 55.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Adelanto include Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
Adelanto also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.50%.
The most common language spoken in Adelanto is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.