Ceres is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 47,963 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Ceres is the 187th largest community in California.
Ceres is a blue-collar town, with 39.58% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (11.84%), sales jobs (10.46%), and food service (6.73%).
The population of Ceres has a very low overall level of education: only 8.64% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Ceres in 2010 was $18,163, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,652 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 60.71% 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 German, English, Portuguese, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Ceres's cultural character, accounting for 26.87% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Ceres is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Indic languages.