Rocklin is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 64,838 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 88.92% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rocklin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rocklin who work in sales jobs (14.84%), office and administrative support (13.04%), and management occupations (12.43%).
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: 7.47% 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.
The citizens of Rocklin are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.02% of adults in Rocklin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rocklin in 2010 was $37,295, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,180 for a family of four. However, Rocklin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 12.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rocklin include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Rocklin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.