Arvin is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 20,876 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Arvin is the 317th largest community in California.
Arvin is a blue-collar town, with 68.90% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Arvin is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arvin who work in farm management occupations (47.90%), office and administrative support (7.92%), and sales jobs (4.42%).
The population of Arvin has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 2.80% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Arvin in 2010 was $10,465, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $41,860 for a family of four.
Arvin is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Arvin 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 Arvin, accounting for 92.53% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Arvin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Arvin include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
In addition, Arvin has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (44.19%).
The most common language spoken in Arvin is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Arabic.