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.
Brawley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.65%), management occupations (8.54%), and sales jobs (8.24%).
In Brawley, just 12.99% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Brawley in 2010 was $16,757, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,028 for a family of four. However, Brawley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brawley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Brawley 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 Brawley, accounting for 82.43% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Brawley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Brawley include Irish, English, Danish, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Brawley's cultural character, accounting for 24.84% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Brawley is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Hindi.