Hanford, CA


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Hanford is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 55,659 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Hanford is the 159th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Hanford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hanford are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (13.51%), sales jobs (7.57%), and farm management occupations (7.27%).

The education level of Hanford citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.77% of adults 25 and older in Hanford have a college degree.

The per capita income in Hanford in 2010 was $22,817, 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 $91,268 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 48.39% 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hanford include German, Irish, English, and Italian.

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