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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coalinga who work in office and administrative support (12.25%), healthcare (10.43%), and sales jobs (8.63%).
The percentage of people in Coalinga with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.86% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Coalinga in 2010 was $19,237, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,948 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. The greatest number of Coalinga residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Coalinga also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 53.54% of the city’s residents. 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 (19.08%).
The most common language spoken in Coalinga is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.