Rancho Cordova, CA

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Living in Rancho Cordova

Rancho Cordova is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 73,563 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Rancho Cordova is the 125th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Rancho Cordova isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rancho Cordova are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rancho Cordova is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rancho Cordova who work in office and administrative support (15.89%), sales jobs (10.87%), and management occupations (6.81%).

Also of interest is that Rancho Cordova has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One thing noticeable about Rancho Cordova, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Rancho Cordova is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Rancho Cordova a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

The percentage of people in Rancho Cordova who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.97% of adults in Rancho Cordova have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Rancho Cordova in 2010 was $26,908, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,632 for a family of four. However, Rancho Cordova contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rancho Cordova is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rancho Cordova home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rancho Cordova residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Rancho Cordova also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rancho Cordova include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Rancho Cordova's cultural character, accounting for 24.71% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Rancho Cordova is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.