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National City is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 60,343 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, National City is the 145th largest community in California.
Housing costs in National City 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.
National City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, National City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in National City who work in office and administrative support (13.89%), sales jobs (10.85%) and maintenance occupations (10.15%).
National City is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around National City, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.99% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
National City is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
A lot of people in National City take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in National City, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.
The percentage of people in National City with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.71% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in National City in 2010 was $17,143, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,572 for a family of four. However, National City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
National City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call National City 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 National City, accounting for 65.06% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of National City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in National City include Irish and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of National City's cultural character, accounting for 40.71% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in National City is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog.
|NATIONAL CITY INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||15,523|
|NATIONAL CITY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||29.67%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||70.33%|
|TYPE OF NATIONAL CITY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||41.77%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.22%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.94%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||35.07%|
|SIZE OF NATIONAL CITY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.21%|
|AGE OF NATIONAL CITY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.95%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||38.52%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||45.67%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||6.86%|
|NATIONAL CITY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$353,919|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,254|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $67,000||6.63%|
|$67,001 - $135,000||2.90%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||14.78%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||35.85%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||24.62%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||7.99%|
|$675,001 - $1,012,000||4.28%|
|$1,012,001 - $1,349,000||0.28%|
|PEOPLE OF NATIONAL CITY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.47%|
|5 TO 17||17.88%|
|18 TO 24||14.69%|
|25 TO 34||14.84%|
|35 TO 54||25.29%|
|55 TO 64||9.76%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.07%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||70.82%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$39,517|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$17,143|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||24.52%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.13%)
Public Service (4.46%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (2.85%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.32%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.45%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||13.95%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.22%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||65.06%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (2.53%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||Spanish (54.35%)
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