Grand Terrace is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 12,584 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Grand Terrace is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Grand Terrace is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand Terrace who work in office and administrative support (15.44%), management occupations (8.42%), and teaching (8.21%).
In terms of college education, Grand Terrace is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.80% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grand Terrace in 2018 was $31,132, 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 $124,528 for a family of four. However, Grand Terrace contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Grand Terrace is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Grand Terrace 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 Grand Terrace, accounting for 49.13% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Grand Terrace residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Grand Terrace include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Grand Terrace is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.