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.
Nipomo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nipomo is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nipomo who work in office and administrative support (12.89%), sales jobs (8.23%), and management occupations (7.89%).
The population of Nipomo overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Nipomo, 24.37% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Nipomo in 2010 was $28,123, 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 $112,492 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 36.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nipomo include Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Nipomo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.