Holtville is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 6,404 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Holtville is the 487th largest community in California.
When you are in Holtville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.03% of Holtville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Holtville is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holtville who work in office and administrative support (12.44%), farm management occupations (12.00%), and sales jobs (8.67%).
The percentage of people in Holtville with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.71% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Holtville in 2010 was $14,247, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,988 for a family of four. However, Holtville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Holtville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.07% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Holtville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Holtville 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 Holtville, accounting for 79.02% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Holtville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Holtville include Swedish, German, Scottish, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Holtville's cultural character, accounting for 29.62% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Holtville is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and German.