Calexico, CA


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Living in Calexico

Calexico is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 40,053 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Calexico is the 209th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Calexico isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Calexico are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Calexico is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Calexico who work in sales jobs (14.02%), office and administrative support (13.55%), and farm management occupations (9.27%).

The percentage of adults in Calexico with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.33% of adults in Calexico have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Calexico in 2010 was $12,960, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $51,840 for a family of four. However, Calexico contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Calexico is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Calexico 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 Calexico, accounting for 96.89% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Calexico residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Calexico include Palestinian, Irish, German, and Dutch.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Calexico's cultural character, accounting for 46.86% of the city’s population.

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