Galt, CA

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Living in Galt

Galt is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 26,536 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Galt is the 285th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Galt 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.

Galt is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.71%), sales jobs (9.65%), and management occupations (6.42%).

One downside of living in Galt is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Galt, the average commute to work is 32.23 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Galt rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.52% 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 2018 was $28,878, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,512 for a family of four. However, Galt contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Galt is an extremely 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 42.50% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Galt include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Galt's cultural character, accounting for 16.93% of the city’s population.

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