Ceres, CA

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Living in Ceres

Ceres is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 48,769 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Ceres is the 187th largest community in California.

When you are in Ceres, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.42% of Ceres’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ceres is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ceres who work in office and administrative support (10.68%), sales jobs (10.05%), and food service (6.52%).

The population of Ceres has a very low overall level of education: only 9.45% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Ceres in 2010 was $18,339, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,356 for a family of four. However, Ceres contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ceres is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ceres 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 Ceres, accounting for 62.82% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Ceres residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ceres include Irish, German, Portuguese, English, and Italian.

Ceres also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.54%.

The most common language spoken in Ceres is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Langs. of India.