Bellflower, CA

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Living in Bellflower

Bellflower is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 76,435 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Bellflower is the 102nd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Bellflower 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bellflower is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bellflower is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bellflower who work in office and administrative support (15.41%), sales jobs (10.20%), and management occupations (5.82%).

One downside of living in Bellflower, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.79 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Bellflower citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.49% of adults 25 and older in Bellflower have a college degree.

The per capita income in Bellflower in 2018 was $24,628, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,512 for a family of four. However, Bellflower contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bellflower is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bellflower 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 Bellflower, accounting for 55.89% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Bellflower residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bellflower include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

Bellflower also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 31.61%.

The most common language spoken in Bellflower is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.