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Placerville, CA
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Living in Placerville



Placerville is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 10,664 people and six associated 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.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.56% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

The overall education level of Placerville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.26% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Placerville in 2022 was $36,024, 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 $144,096 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 Black or African-American. Placerville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Placerville include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

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


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