Adelanto, CA


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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.

When you are in Adelanto, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.12% of Adelanto’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Adelanto is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Adelanto who work in sales jobs (14.14%), office and administrative support (11.51%), and food service (6.64%).

In Adelanto, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.49 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The population of Adelanto has a very low overall level of education: only 6.41% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Adelanto in 2010 was $10,538, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $42,152 for a family of four. Adelanto also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 40.35% 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Adelanto, accounting for 58.74% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Adelanto residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Adelanto include Italian, Irish, English, and Norwegian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Adelanto's cultural character, accounting for 20.87% of the city’s population.

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