Grand Terrace is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 12,464 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Grand Terrace is the 388th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Grand Terrace 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.
Grand Terrace is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grand Terrace is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand Terrace who work in office and administrative support (17.16%), sales jobs (12.32%), and healthcare (8.50%).
Also of interest is that Grand Terrace has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of people in Grand Terrace who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.98% of adults in Grand Terrace have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grand Terrace in 2010 was $29,572, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,288 for a family of four. However, Grand Terrace contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grand Terrace is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grand Terrace home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grand Terrace residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Grand Terrace also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 44.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Grand Terrace include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
Grand Terrace also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.02%.
The most common language spoken in Grand Terrace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.