Reedley, CA

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Living in Reedley

Reedley is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 25,227 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. 51.18% 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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Reedley who work in farm management occupations (24.93%), office and administrative support (8.27%), and sales jobs (7.24%).

The rate of college-level education in Reedley is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.69% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Reedley in 2018 was $17,423, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,692 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 77.92% 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 German, Irish, Finnish, English, and Portuguese.

Reedley also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 32.30%.

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