Escalon is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,587 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 sales jobs (13.33%), office and administrative support (8.41%), and management occupations (8.00%).
Escalon is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Escalon rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.88% of adults 25 and older in Escalon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Escalon in 2010 was $30,815, 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 $123,260 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 25.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Escalon include Irish, German, Italian, Portuguese, and English.
The most common language spoken in Escalon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.