Banning is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 31,026 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Banning is the 246th largest community in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Banning is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Banning is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Banning who work in sales jobs (14.33%), office and administrative support (13.65%), and food service (8.84%).
The citizens of Banning are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.15% of adults in Banning have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Banning in 2010 was $19,988, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,952 for a family of four. However, Banning contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Banning is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Banning home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Banning residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Banning also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Banning include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Banning also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.52%.
The most common language spoken in Banning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.