Livermore, CA


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Livermore is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 88,126 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Livermore is the 92nd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Livermore 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, Livermore isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Livermore are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Livermore is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Livermore who work in management occupations (13.37%), sales jobs (11.89%), and office and administrative support (11.32%).

Also of interest is that Livermore has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Livermore is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Livermore, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The citizens of Livermore are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.23% of adults in Livermore have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Livermore in 2010 was $43,092, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,368 for a family of four. However, Livermore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Livermore is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Livermore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Livermore residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Livermore also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.42% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Livermore include Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.

In addition, Livermore has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.83%).

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