Citrus Heights, CA

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 87,796 people and 23 constituent neighborhoods, Citrus Heights is the 89th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Citrus Heights are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Citrus Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Citrus Heights is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Citrus Heights who work in office and administrative support (14.66%), sales jobs (11.29%), and management occupations (8.38%).

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.

In terms of college education, Citrus Heights is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.38% of adults 25 and older in Citrus Heights have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Citrus Heights in 2018 was $30,884, 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 $123,536 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 Black or African-American. 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 19.14% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Citrus Heights include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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