Livermore is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 90,295 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.
Livermore is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (14.88%), office and administrative support (12.01%), and sales jobs (11.43%).
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.
In Livermore, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.59 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
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: 41.35% 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 $47,903, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,612 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 20.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Livermore include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Livermore's cultural character, accounting for 16.47% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Livermore is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.