Escalon is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,523 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, Escalon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Escalon are a mix 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 (12.85%), sales jobs (11.09%), and teaching (10.84%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Escalon rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.78% 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 $24,969, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,876 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 25.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Escalon include Irish, Italian, Portuguese, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Escalon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.