Kerman is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 14,475 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Kerman is the 368th largest community in California. Kerman has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Kerman, where the median household income is $45,539.00.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Kerman is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.78% of the Kerman workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Kerman is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kerman who work in farm management occupations (12.85%), office and administrative support (9.48%), and management occupations (6.65%).
In addition, many people in Kerman have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
As is often the case in a small city, Kerman doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Kerman with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.01% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kerman in 2010 was $15,199, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,796 for a family of four. However, Kerman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kerman is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kerman 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 Kerman, accounting for 76.14% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Kerman residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kerman include English, German, Portuguese, and French .
Kerman also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 32.38%.
The most common language spoken in Kerman is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Indic languages.