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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Cathedral City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (15.52%), food service (12.69%), and sales jobs (12.38%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Cathedral City rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.71% of adults 25 and older in Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City in 2010 was $19,649, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,596 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 61.28% 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .
In addition, Cathedral City has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (33.19%).
The most common language spoken in Cathedral City is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.