Lindsay is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 13,217 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lindsay is the 391st largest community in California.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lindsay is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 54.08% of the Lindsay workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lindsay is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lindsay who work in farm management occupations (30.42%), office and administrative support (6.55%), and maintenance occupations (6.20%).
The population of Lindsay has a very low overall level of education: only 6.52% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lindsay in 2010 was $10,986, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $43,944 for a family of four. Lindsay also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.94% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Lindsay is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lindsay 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 Lindsay, accounting for 88.45% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Lindsay residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lindsay include Irish, English, Italian, and Other Arab.
In addition, Lindsay has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (32.72%).
The most common language spoken in Lindsay is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.