Inglewood, CA

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Living in Inglewood

Inglewood is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 108,151 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Inglewood who work in office and administrative support (15.07%), sales jobs (9.15%), and management occupations (7.76%).

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 32.03 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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Inglewood use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Inglewood‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The citizens of Inglewood are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.25% of adults in Inglewood having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Inglewood in 2018 was $25,179, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,716 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 50.57% 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 African, Nigerian, Belizean, German, and Ethiopian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Inglewood's cultural character, accounting for 28.49% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Inglewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.