Los Alamitos is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 11,780 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Los Alamitos is the 397th 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 87.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Los Alamitos is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Los Alamitos who work in management occupations (13.95%), sales jobs (11.08%), and office and administrative support (9.51%).
Also of interest is that Los Alamitos has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Los Alamitos is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Los Alamitos, the average commute to work is 30.80 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Los Alamitos is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.45% of adults in Los Alamitos 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 Los Alamitos in 2018 was $41,692, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $166,768 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 27.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Los Alamitos include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
In addition, Los Alamitos has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.33%).
The most common language spoken in Los Alamitos is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.