Reedley, CA


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Reedley is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 25,569 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Reedley is the 279th largest community in California.

When you are in Reedley, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 46.63% of Reedley’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Reedley is a city of farmers, fishers, or foresters, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Reedley who work in farm management occupations (25.40%), office and administrative support (8.01%), and sales jobs (6.74%).

The percentage of adults in Reedley with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.19% of adults in Reedley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Reedley in 2010 was $16,313, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,252 for a family of four. However, Reedley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Reedley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Reedley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Reedley, accounting for 76.41% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Reedley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Reedley include English, Irish, Dutch, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of Reedley's cultural character, accounting for 31.49% of the city’s population.

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