Paso Robles, CA

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Living in Paso Robles

Paso Robles is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 32,212 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Paso Robles is the 245th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Paso Robles 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 cities, Paso Robles isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Paso Robles are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Paso Robles is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Paso Robles who work in sales jobs (10.26%), office and administrative support (9.58%), and management occupations (9.27%).

The citizens of Paso Robles are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.84% of adults in Paso Robles having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Paso Robles in 2010 was $31,991, 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 $127,964 for a family of four. However, Paso Robles contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Paso Robles is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Paso Robles home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Paso Robles residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Paso Robles also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Paso Robles include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Paso Robles's cultural character, accounting for 18.26% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Paso Robles is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.