American Canyon, CA


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American Canyon is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 20,554 people and five constituent neighborhoods, American Canyon is the 316th largest community in California. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in American Canyon, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to American Canyon, and putting down their money on brand new construction. American Canyon’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. American Canyon does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $75,997.00.

Housing costs in American Canyon 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.

American Canyon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, American Canyon is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in American Canyon who work in office and administrative support (13.53%), healthcare (11.63%), and management occupations (8.46%).

Also of interest is that American Canyon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in American Canyon is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In American Canyon, the average commute to work is 32.61 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, American Canyon is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.68% of adults in American Canyon have a college degree.

The per capita income in American Canyon in 2010 was $29,025, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,100 for a family of four. However, American Canyon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

American Canyon is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call American Canyon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of American Canyon residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. American Canyon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.29% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in American Canyon include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

Foreign born people are also an important part of American Canyon's cultural character, accounting for 34.37% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in American Canyon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

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