Banning, CA

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Banning profile

Living in Banning

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.

Banning is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.07%), office and administrative support (14.71%), and food service (8.13%).

Banning has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Banning has quite a high level of public transit users. Banning’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.

The percentage of adults in Banning with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.28% of adults in Banning have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Banning in 2010 was $19,529, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,116 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 43.45% 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, English, Italian, and French .

Banning also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.90%.

The most common language spoken in Banning is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.