Beaumont is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 51,063 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Beaumont is the 214th largest community in California. Beaumont has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Beaumont, where the median household income is $78,111.00.
Housing costs in Beaumont 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.
Beaumont is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.01%), sales jobs (10.69%), and healthcare (9.65%).
One downside of living in Beaumont is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Beaumont, the average commute to work is 32.57 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The percentage of people in Beaumont who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.29% of adults in Beaumont have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Beaumont in 2018 was $27,958, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,832 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Beaumont, accounting for 43.25% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Beaumont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Beaumont include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Beaumont's cultural character, accounting for 17.90% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Beaumont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.