Cathedral City, CA


Cathedral City profile

Living in Cathedral City

Cathedral City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 54,056 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Cathedral City is the 169th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Cathedral City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cathedral City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cathedral City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cathedral City who work in maintenance occupations (15.24%), food service (12.31%), and sales jobs (12.09%).

Cathedral City has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Cathedral City has quite a high level of public transit users. Cathedral City’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.

The percentage of adults in Cathedral City who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.04% of the adults in Cathedral City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Cathedral City in 2010 was $20,507, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,028 for a family of four. However, Cathedral City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cathedral City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City, accounting for 60.47% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Cathedral City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cathedral City include English, Irish, Italian, and French .

Cathedral City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 31.87%.

The most common language spoken in Cathedral City is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.