Los Banos is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 37,457 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Los Banos is the 217th largest community in California.
When you are in Los Banos, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.51% of Los Banos’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 (14.02%), sales jobs (9.45%), and food service (7.80%).
One downside of living in Los Banos is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Los Banos, the average commute to work is 35.33 minutes, which is quite a bit 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 10.15% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Los Banos in 2010 was $17,160, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,640 for a family of four. However, Los Banos contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Los Banos is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Los Banos home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Los Banos residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Los Banos also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 69.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Los Banos include German, Italian, Irish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Los Banos's cultural character, accounting for 24.78% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Los Banos is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.