Hanford, CA

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Living in Hanford

Hanford is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 57,703 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Hanford is the 159th largest community in California.

Hanford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hanford is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hanford who work in office and administrative support (11.04%), sales jobs (10.22%), and farm management occupations (8.00%).

In terms of college education, Hanford is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.34% of adults 25 and older in Hanford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hanford in 2018 was $26,456, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,824 for a family of four. However, Hanford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hanford is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hanford 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 Hanford, accounting for 49.74% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Hanford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hanford include German, Portuguese, Irish, English, and Italian.

Hanford also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.80%.

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