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.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Livermore is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Livermore area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Livermore is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.23% of adults in Livermore have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
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.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Livermore's cultural character, accounting for 16.83% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Livermore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.