Rialto, CA

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Living in Rialto

Rialto is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 103,526 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Rialto is the 69th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Rialto 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.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Rialto is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.51% of the Rialto workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Rialto is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rialto who work in office and administrative support (13.41%), sales jobs (10.37%), and food service (5.80%).

One downside of living in Rialto, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.51 minutes every day commuting to work.

The rate of college-level education in Rialto is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.05% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Rialto in 2018 was $20,165, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,660 for a family of four. However, Rialto contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rialto is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rialto 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 Rialto, accounting for 74.28% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Rialto residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Rialto include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Rialto also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.36%.

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