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 90,295 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.

One downside of living in Livermore is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Livermore, the average commute to work is 30.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

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: 41.35% 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.

In addition, Livermore has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.47%).

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