Citrus Heights, CA


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Citrus Heights is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 87,056 people and 23 constituent neighborhoods, Citrus Heights is the 89th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Citrus Heights isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Citrus Heights are a mix 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 (17.42%), sales jobs (12.21%), and management occupations (7.94%).

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.

The percentage of adults in Citrus Heights who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.81% of the adults in Citrus Heights have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Citrus Heights in 2010 was $24,554, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,216 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 18.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Citrus Heights include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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