Lemoore is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 25,647 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Lemoore is the 277th largest community in California.
Lemoore is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lemoore is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lemoore who work in office and administrative support (13.45%), teaching (9.10%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.41%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Lemoore, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
The percentage of adults in Lemoore who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.01% of the adults in Lemoore have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lemoore in 2010 was $23,836, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,344 for a family of four. However, Lemoore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lemoore is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lemoore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lemoore residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lemoore also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lemoore include German, English, Portuguese, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Lemoore's cultural character, accounting for 15.33% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Lemoore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.