Rocklin is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 71,601 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Rocklin is the 124th 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 87.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rocklin is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rocklin who work in management occupations (13.34%), sales jobs (11.77%), and office and administrative support (9.88%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.11% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Rocklin is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.92% 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 $42,792, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $171,168 for a family of four.
Rocklin is an extremely 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 13.60% 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 Chinese.