Placerville, CA
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Placerville is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 10,650 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Placerville is the 411th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Placerville 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, Placerville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Placerville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Placerville is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Placerville who work in sales jobs (10.77%), office and administrative support (10.08%), and teaching (7.89%).

Of important note, Placerville is also a city of artists. Placerville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Placerville’s character.

The education level of Placerville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.27% of adults in Placerville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Placerville in 2010 was $24,801, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,204 for a family of four. However, Placerville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Placerville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Placerville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Placerville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Placerville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Placerville include Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Placerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.