Rocklin, CA

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Living in Rocklin

Rocklin is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 71,601 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Rocklin is the 151st largest community in California.

Housing costs in Rocklin 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.

Rocklin is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.68% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rocklin is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rocklin who work in sales jobs (13.27%), management occupations (12.20%), and office and administrative support (9.48%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.86% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Rocklin is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Rocklin really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Rocklin perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Rocklin is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.36% of adults in Rocklin have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Rocklin in 2018 was $41,382, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,528 for a family of four.

Rocklin is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rocklin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rocklin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Rocklin also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.57% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rocklin include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Rocklin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.