Beaumont is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 43,811 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Beaumont is the 214th largest community in California. Much of the housing stock in Beaumont was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Beaumont economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Beaumont, where the median household income is $64,830.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Beaumont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Beaumont is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beaumont who work in office and administrative support (12.68%), healthcare (11.14%), and sales jobs (10.91%).
One downside of living in Beaumont, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.36 minutes every day commuting to work.
The population of Beaumont overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Beaumont, 24.50% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Beaumont in 2010 was $25,326, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,304 for a family of four. However, Beaumont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Beaumont is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Beaumont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beaumont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Beaumont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beaumont include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
In addition, Beaumont has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.94%).
The most common language spoken in Beaumont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.