Firebaugh is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 8,330 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Firebaugh is the 452nd largest community in California.
When you are in Firebaugh, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 56.00% of Firebaugh’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Firebaugh is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Firebaugh who work in farm management occupations (33.62%), management occupations (8.61%), and office and administrative support (8.31%).
Firebaugh 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.
The population of Firebaugh has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.14% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Firebaugh in 2010 was $12,436, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $49,744 for a family of four. Firebaugh also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.85% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Firebaugh is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Firebaugh home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Firebaugh, accounting for 91.35% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Firebaugh residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Firebaugh include German, Irish, Danish, and Portuguese.
Firebaugh also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 41.80%.
The most common language spoken in Firebaugh is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Arabic.