Cloverdale is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 8,811 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Cloverdale is the 430th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Cloverdale 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, Cloverdale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cloverdale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cloverdale is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cloverdale who work in office and administrative support (14.89%), management occupations (8.90%), and sales jobs (8.75%).
A relatively large number of people in Cloverdale telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.80% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 percentage of adults in Cloverdale who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.36% of the adults in Cloverdale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Cloverdale in 2010 was $28,677, 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 $114,708 for a family of four. However, Cloverdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cloverdale is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cloverdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cloverdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Cloverdale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cloverdale include Italian, Irish, English, and Swedish.
Cloverdale also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.74%.
The most common language spoken in Cloverdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.