Guadalupe is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 7,271 people and just one neighborhood, Guadalupe is the 466th largest community in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Guadalupe is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.13% of the Guadalupe workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Guadalupe is a city of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Guadalupe who work in farm management occupations (22.14%), office and administrative support (10.14%) and sales jobs (7.95%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Guadalupe is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In Guadalupe, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Guadalupe is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.