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.
Cathedral City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
A lot of people in Cathedral City take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Cathedral City, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.
The education level of Cathedral City citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.04% of adults 25 and older in Cathedral City have a college 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 .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Cathedral City's cultural character, accounting for 31.87% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Cathedral City is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.