Placerville is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 11,048 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Placerville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 office and administrative support (13.54%), food service (8.71%), and teaching (7.89%).
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.
The overall education level of Placerville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.63% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Placerville in 2010 was $27,903, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,612 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 19.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Placerville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Placerville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.