Ramona is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 21,072 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Ramona is the 309th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Ramona 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.
Ramona is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ramona is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ramona who work in office and administrative support (12.11%), management occupations (11.66%), and sales jobs (8.39%).
A relatively large number of people in Ramona telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.27% 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.
One downside of living in Ramona is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ramona, the average commute to work is 32.94 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The population of Ramona overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Ramona, 22.62% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ramona in 2010 was $32,483, 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 $129,932 for a family of four. However, Ramona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ramona is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ramona home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ramona residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Ramona also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.33% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ramona include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Ramona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.