Calistoga is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 5,330 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Calistoga is the 503rd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Calistoga are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Calistoga is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Calistoga is a city of managers, service providers, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Calistoga who work in management occupations (22.13%), maintenance occupations (11.04%), and farm management occupations (10.88%).
The overall education level of Calistoga is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.72% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Calistoga in 2010 was $33,280, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,120 for a family of four. However, Calistoga contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Calistoga is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Calistoga home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Calistoga residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Calistoga also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Calistoga include English, Italian, Irish, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Calistoga's cultural character, accounting for 28.01% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Calistoga is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.