Orosi is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 8,914 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Orosi is the 427th largest community in California.
When you are in Orosi, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 64.02% of Orosi’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Orosi is a town of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orosi who work in farm management occupations (44.36%), sales jobs (6.03%), and food service (6.03%).
In Orosi, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.14 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Orosi is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Orosi has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 3.74% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Orosi in 2010 was $10,460, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $41,840 for a family of four.
Orosi is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Orosi 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 Orosi, accounting for 85.83% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Orosi residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Orosi include Portuguese, Irish, German, and Scottish.
Orosi also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 47.11%.
The most common language spoken in Orosi is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Pacific Island languages.