Fullerton, CA
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Fullerton profile

Living in Fullerton

Fullerton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 143,617 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Fullerton is the 41st largest community in California.

Housing costs in Fullerton 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.

Fullerton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fullerton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fullerton who work in office and administrative support (12.19%), management occupations (11.24%), and sales jobs (10.74%).

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

Another interesting thing about Fullerton, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

In Fullerton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.01 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Fullerton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.87% of adults in Fullerton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fullerton in 2018 was $38,064, which is upper middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,256 for a family of four. However, Fullerton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fullerton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fullerton 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 Fullerton, accounting for 36.79% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Fullerton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fullerton include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Fullerton's cultural character, accounting for 28.74% of the city’s population.

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