Livermore, CA

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Living in Livermore

Livermore is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 90,269 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 (14.66%), sales jobs (11.21%), and office and administrative support (10.98%).

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.

One downside of living in Livermore, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.20 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Livermore use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Livermore‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The citizens of Livermore are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.79% 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 $50,470, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,880 for a family of four.

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 20.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Livermore include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.

In addition, Livermore has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.34%).

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