Manteca is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 75,448 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Manteca is the 119th largest community in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Manteca is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manteca is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Manteca who work in office and administrative support (15.00%), sales jobs (11.18%), and management occupations (7.55%).
One downside of living in Manteca is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Manteca, the average commute to work is 30.38 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Manteca are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.77% of adults in Manteca have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Manteca in 2010 was $23,774, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,096 for a family of four. However, Manteca contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Manteca is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manteca home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manteca residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Manteca also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Manteca include Irish, Portuguese, Italian, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Manteca's cultural character, accounting for 16.44% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Manteca is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.