Los Alamitos is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 11,716 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Los Alamitos is the 393rd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Los Alamitos 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.
Los Alamitos is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Los Alamitos is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Los Alamitos who work in office and administrative support (17.51%), management occupations (13.79%), and sales jobs (12.18%).
The citizens of Los Alamitos are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.46% of adults in Los Alamitos have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Los Alamitos in 2010 was $36,537, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,148 for a family of four. However, Los Alamitos contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Los Alamitos is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Los Alamitos home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Los Alamitos residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Los Alamitos also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Los Alamitos include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Los Alamitos is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.