Brawley is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 25,897 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Brawley is the 275th largest community in California.
Unlike some cities, Brawley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brawley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brawley is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brawley who work in office and administrative support (14.15%), management occupations (9.25%), and sales jobs (8.26%).
The percentage of people in Brawley with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.74% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Brawley in 2010 was $17,700, which is lower middle income relative to California, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,800 for a family of four. However, Brawley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brawley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brawley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brawley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Brawley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 80.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brawley include English, Irish, Danish, and Italian.
Brawley also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 23.38%.
The most common language spoken in Brawley is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Hindi.