Coalinga is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 16,564 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Coalinga is the 370th largest community in California.
Unlike some cities, Coalinga isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Coalinga are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coalinga is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coalinga who work in healthcare (13.57%), office and administrative support (11.25%), and sales jobs (7.71%).
In Coalinga, just 11.26% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Coalinga in 2010 was $17,787, which is lower middle income relative to California, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,148 for a family of four. However, Coalinga contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Coalinga is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Coalinga 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 Coalinga, accounting for 51.07% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Coalinga residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Coalinga include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
In addition, Coalinga has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.87%).
The most common language spoken in Coalinga is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.