Los Banos is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 45,532 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Los Banos is the 217th 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 40.18% 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 office and administrative support (12.17%), sales jobs (10.73%), and farm management occupations (6.41%).
In Los Banos, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.23 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The rate of college-level education in Los Banos is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.46% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Los Banos in 2018 was $22,880, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,520 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 71.72% 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, Irish, Italian, and English.
In addition, Los Banos has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.33%).
The most common language spoken in Los Banos is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Portuguese.