Calimesa, CA

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Living in Calimesa

Calimesa is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 9,160 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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Calimesa who work in office and administrative support (13.61%), teaching (9.39%), and sales jobs (7.39%).

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.

In Calimesa, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.76 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

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 who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.84% of the adults in Calimesa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Calimesa in 2018 was $27,982, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,928 for a family of four. However, Calimesa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Calimesa is an extremely 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 29.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Calimesa include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.

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