Inglewood is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 110,654 people and 32 constituent neighborhoods, Inglewood is the 55th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Inglewood 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, Inglewood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Inglewood is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Inglewood who work in office and administrative support (18.26%), sales jobs (9.95%), and management occupations (7.48%).
One downside of living in Inglewood, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.24 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.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Inglewood is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Inglewood, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The education level of Inglewood citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.91% of adults 25 and older in Inglewood have a college degree.
The per capita income in Inglewood in 2010 was $21,013, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,052 for a family of four. However, Inglewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Inglewood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Inglewood 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 Inglewood, accounting for 50.27% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Inglewood residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Inglewood include Belizean, German, Ethiopian, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Inglewood's cultural character, accounting for 28.17% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Inglewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.