Olivehurst is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 14,052 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Olivehurst is the 367th largest community in California.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Olivehurst is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Olivehurst is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Olivehurst who work in office and administrative support (17.23%), food service (8.74%), and sales jobs (8.61%).
In Olivehurst, just 6.16% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Olivehurst in 2010 was $16,073, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,292 for a family of four. However, Olivehurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Olivehurst is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Olivehurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Olivehurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Olivehurst also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Olivehurst include Irish, English, Dutch, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Olivehurst's cultural character, accounting for 17.66% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Olivehurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.