Mira Loma, CA

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Living in Mira Loma

Mira Loma is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 21,930 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Mira Loma is the 296th largest community in California. Mira Loma has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Mira Loma, where the median household income is $87,135.00.

Housing costs in Mira Loma 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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mira Loma is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mira Loma is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mira Loma who work in office and administrative support (13.86%), sales jobs (9.35%), and management occupations (8.56%).

One downside of living in Mira Loma, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.63 minutes every day commuting to work.

The percentage of adults in Mira Loma who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.05% of the adults in Mira Loma have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mira Loma in 2018 was $27,035, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,140 for a family of four. However, Mira Loma contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mira Loma is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mira Loma 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 Mira Loma, accounting for 58.12% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Mira Loma residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mira Loma include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Mira Loma also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.12%.

The most common language spoken in Mira Loma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.