Banning is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 31,230 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 office and administrative support (14.76%), sales jobs (13.80%), and food service (9.30%).
The citizens of Banning are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.43% of adults in Banning have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Banning in 2010 was $19,411, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,644 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Banning, accounting for 41.88% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Banning residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Banning include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.
Banning also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.36%.
The most common language spoken in Banning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.