Rancho Cucamonga is a relatively large city located in the state of California. With a population of 177,452 people and 28 constituent neighborhoods, Rancho Cucamonga is the 28th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Rancho Cucamonga 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, Rancho Cucamonga isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rancho Cucamonga are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rancho Cucamonga is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rancho Cucamonga who work in office and administrative support (15.01%), management occupations (11.41%), and sales jobs (11.12%).
Also of interest is that Rancho Cucamonga has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about Rancho Cucamonga, 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 Cucamonga 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 Cucamonga 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.
In Rancho Cucamonga, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.24 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Rancho Cucamonga is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.85% of adults in Rancho Cucamonga have a college degree.
The per capita income in Rancho Cucamonga in 2010 was $33,039, which is upper middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,156 for a family of four. However, Rancho Cucamonga contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rancho Cucamonga is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rancho Cucamonga home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rancho Cucamonga residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Rancho Cucamonga also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.50% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rancho Cucamonga include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
Rancho Cucamonga also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.64%.
The most common language spoken in Rancho Cucamonga is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.