Huntington Park, CA


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Huntington Park is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 59,430 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Huntington Park is the 147th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Huntington Park 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.

When you are in Huntington Park, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.93% of Huntington Park’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Huntington Park is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntington Park who work in office and administrative support (15.05%), sales jobs (10.32%), and maintenance occupations (5.75%).

One downside of living in Huntington Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.74 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Huntington Park has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Huntington Park has quite a high level of public transit users. Huntington Park’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.

The population of Huntington Park has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 5.76% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Huntington Park in 2010 was $12,127, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,508 for a family of four.

Huntington Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Huntington Park 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 Huntington Park, accounting for 97.30% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Huntington Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Huntington Park include English, Irish, African, and Syrian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Huntington Park's cultural character, accounting for 48.96% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Huntington Park is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.