Escalon is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,574 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Escalon is the 465th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Escalon 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, Escalon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Escalon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Escalon who work in office and administrative support (12.39%), sales jobs (11.13%), and management occupations (9.09%).
Also of interest is that Escalon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Escalon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Escalon is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.52% of adults 25 and older in Escalon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Escalon in 2018 was $31,570, 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 $126,280 for a family of four. However, Escalon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Escalon is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Escalon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Escalon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Escalon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.20% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Escalon include Irish, Italian, Portuguese, German, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Escalon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.