Newman is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 10,899 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newman is the 414th largest community in California.
When you are in Newman, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.31% of Newman’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Newman is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newman who work in office and administrative support (13.35%), sales jobs (10.20%), and food service (8.72%).
Also of interest is that Newman has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.21% 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.
Newman is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Newman with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.08% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Newman in 2010 was $16,012, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,048 for a family of four. However, Newman contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Newman is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Newman home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newman residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Newman also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 67.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newman include Portuguese, German, English, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Newman's cultural character, accounting for 24.63% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Newman is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Portuguese.