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.

Calexico is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.21%), office and administrative support (13.09%), and personal care services (8.61%).

The percentage of adults in Calexico with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.71% of adults in Calexico have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Calexico in 2010 was $12,985, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $51,940 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 97.18% 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 Italian, Irish, German, and Norwegian.

In addition, Calexico has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (48.48%).

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