Calimesa, CA
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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, Calimesa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Calimesa are a mix 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.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Calimesa is worth considering.

One downside of living in Calimesa, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.17 minutes every day commuting to work.

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.

Being a small city, Calimesa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Calimesa rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.06% of adults 25 and older in Calimesa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

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.