Rosemead is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 54,908 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Rosemead is the 160th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Rosemead 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 cities, Rosemead isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rosemead are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rosemead is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rosemead who work in office and administrative support (14.94%), sales jobs (13.26%), and personal care services (8.96%).
The percentage of adults in Rosemead with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.81% of adults in Rosemead have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rosemead in 2010 was $17,591, which is lower middle income relative to California, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,364 for a family of four. However, Rosemead contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rosemead is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rosemead home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rosemead residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Rosemead also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rosemead include German, Irish, English, and French .
Rosemead also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 56.27%.
The most common language spoken in Rosemead is Chinese. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and English.