Gridley is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 6,582 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Gridley is the 476th largest community in California.
Gridley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gridley is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gridley who work in maintenance occupations (12.43%), sales jobs (11.85%), and office and administrative support (11.28%).
The percentage of adults in Gridley with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.04% of adults in Gridley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Gridley in 2010 was $17,425, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,700 for a family of four. However, Gridley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Gridley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gridley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gridley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Gridley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 45.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gridley include Irish, English, European, and Italian.
In addition, Gridley has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.28%).
The most common language spoken in Gridley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.