Placerville is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 11,175 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.
Placerville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Placerville is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Placerville who work in office and administrative support (14.51%), teaching (9.45%), and food service (7.74%).
Also of interest is that Placerville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Placerville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.79% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In terms of college education, Placerville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.28% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Placerville in 2018 was $28,844, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,376 for a family of four. However, Placerville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Placerville is a very 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 17.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Placerville include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Placerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.