Los Banos is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 45,532 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Los Banos is the 198th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Los Banos 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 Banos is a blue-collar town, with 41.43% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Los Banos is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Los Banos who work in sales jobs (11.77%), office and administrative support (10.49%), and farm management occupations (6.74%).
One downside of living in Los Banos, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.77 minutes every day commuting to work.
In Los Banos, just 9.95% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Los Banos in 2018 was $23,021, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,084 for a family of four. However, Los Banos contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Los Banos is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Los Banos home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Los Banos, accounting for 71.38% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Los Banos residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Los Banos include Portuguese, German, Italian, Irish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Los Banos's cultural character, accounting for 28.03% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Los Banos is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Portuguese.