Healdsburg is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 11,742 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Healdsburg is the 397th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Healdsburg 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, Healdsburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Healdsburg is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Healdsburg who work in management occupations (14.81%), sales jobs (12.18%), and office and administrative support (10.72%).
A relatively large number of people in Healdsburg telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.34% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The education level of Healdsburg citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.23% of adults in Healdsburg have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Healdsburg in 2010 was $32,461, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,844 for a family of four. However, Healdsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Healdsburg is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Healdsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Healdsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Healdsburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.28% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Healdsburg include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Healdsburg's cultural character, accounting for 21.35% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Healdsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.