Galt, CA


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Galt is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 25,303 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Galt is the 285th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Galt isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Galt are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Galt is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Galt who work in office and administrative support (17.87%), sales jobs (9.12%), and management occupations (6.45%).

In Galt, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.34 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Galt rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.89% of adults 25 and older in Galt 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 Galt in 2010 was $22,609, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,436 for a family of four. However, Galt contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Galt is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Galt home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Galt residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Galt also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 44.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Galt include Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.

In addition, Galt has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.46%).

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