Glendora, CA

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Living in Glendora

Glendora is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 52,002 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Glendora is the 172nd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Glendora 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.

Glendora is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glendora is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glendora who work in office and administrative support (15.11%), management occupations (12.24%), and sales jobs (11.45%).

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

In Glendora, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.72 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Glendora citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.14% of adults in Glendora have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Glendora in 2010 was $37,028, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,112 for a family of four. However, Glendora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Glendora is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Glendora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glendora residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Glendora also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Glendora include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Glendora's cultural character, accounting for 18.36% of the city’s population.

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