Huron is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 6,836 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Huron is the 473rd largest community in California.
When you are in Huron, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 63.88% of Huron’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Huron is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huron who work in farm management occupations (46.76%), maintenance occupations (6.95%), and sales jobs (6.91%).
One downside of living in Huron is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Huron, the average commute to work is 31.30 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Huron, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The population of Huron has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 1.80% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Huron in 2010 was $9,720, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $38,880 for a family of four. Huron also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 35.84% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Huron is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Huron 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 Huron, accounting for 99.46% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Huron residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Huron include English, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.
Huron also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 51.05%.
The most common language spoken in Huron is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.