Calimesa is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 8,616 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Calimesa is the 443rd largest community in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Calimesa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Calimesa is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Calimesa who work in office and administrative support (17.15%), management occupations (11.96%), and sales jobs (7.96%).
Also of interest is that Calimesa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Calimesa has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Calimesa a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Calimesa is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Calimesa, the average commute to work is 31.17 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Calimesa is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Calimesa isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 89.76% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small city, Calimesa doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Calimesa with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.06% of adults in Calimesa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Calimesa in 2010 was $26,436, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,744 for a family of four. However, Calimesa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Calimesa is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Calimesa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Calimesa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Calimesa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Calimesa include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Calimesa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.