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.
Inglewood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (18.93%), sales jobs (10.29%), and maintenance occupations (7.93%).
One downside of living in Inglewood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Inglewood, the average commute to work is 30.80 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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Inglewood is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Inglewood area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
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. 18.20% of adults 25 and older in Inglewood have a college degree.
The per capita income in Inglewood in 2010 was $19,841, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,364 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 51.09% 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, French , English, and Nigerian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Inglewood's cultural character, accounting for 27.82% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Inglewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.