Nipomo is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 17,283 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Nipomo is the 333rd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Nipomo 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, Nipomo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nipomo is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nipomo who work in office and administrative support (14.21%), management occupations (8.64%), and sales jobs (8.37%).
The education level of Nipomo citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.49% of adults in Nipomo have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Nipomo in 2018 was $33,994, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,976 for a family of four. However, Nipomo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Nipomo is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Nipomo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nipomo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Nipomo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 44.53% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nipomo include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Nipomo's cultural character, accounting for 17.75% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Nipomo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.