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Citrus Heights, CA
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Citrus Heights profile


Living in Citrus Heights



Citrus Heights is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 86,433 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Citrus Heights is the 94th largest community in California.

Also of interest is that Citrus Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.12% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The population of Citrus Heights overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Citrus Heights, 22.41% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Citrus Heights in 2018 was $33,833, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,332 for a family of four. However, Citrus Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Citrus Heights is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Citrus Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Citrus Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Citrus Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.39% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Citrus Heights include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Ukrainian.

The most common language spoken in Citrus Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.