Rodeo is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 9,299 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rodeo is the 429th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Rodeo 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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rodeo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rodeo is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rodeo who work in office and administrative support (17.16%), sales jobs (10.33%), and maintenance occupations (9.68%).
One of the nice things about Rodeo is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Rodeo, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.41 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Rodeo, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Rodeo is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The population of Rodeo overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Rodeo, 23.94% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rodeo in 2018 was $34,939, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,756 for a family of four. However, Rodeo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rodeo is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rodeo 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 Rodeo, accounting for 32.17% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Rodeo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rodeo include Italian, German, Irish, English, and French.
In addition, Rodeo has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.44%).
The most common language spoken in Rodeo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.