Azusa is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 49,974 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Azusa is the 184th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Azusa 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Azusa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Azusa is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Azusa who work in office and administrative support (13.27%), sales jobs (9.63%), and food service (7.94%).
Also of interest is that Azusa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Azusa, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Azusa provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
The education level of Azusa citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.04% of adults in Azusa have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Azusa in 2018 was $23,591, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,364 for a family of four. However, Azusa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Azusa is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Azusa 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 Azusa, accounting for 63.07% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Azusa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Azusa include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.
In addition, Azusa has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.56%).
The most common language spoken in Azusa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.