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.
Escalon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Escalon is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Escalon who work in sales jobs (11.95%), management occupations (11.50%), and healthcare (9.04%).
As is often the case in a small city, Escalon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Escalon are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.19% of adults in Escalon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Escalon in 2010 was $28,274, 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 $113,096 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 26.45% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Escalon include Irish, Italian, German, Portuguese, and English.
The most common language spoken in Escalon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.