Folsom, CA


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Folsom is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 76,375 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Folsom is the 110th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Folsom 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.

Folsom is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Folsom is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Folsom who work in management occupations (13.60%), sales jobs (12.15%), and office and administrative support (9.79%).

Also of interest is that Folsom has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Folsom ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Folsom, 47.82% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Folsom in 2010 was $39,570, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $158,280 for a family of four.

Folsom is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Folsom home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Folsom residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Folsom also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Folsom include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of Folsom's cultural character, accounting for 15.94% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Folsom is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.