Roseville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 139,117 people and 30 constituent neighborhoods, Roseville is the 47th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Roseville 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.
Roseville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Roseville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roseville who work in office and administrative support (13.70%), sales jobs (13.65%), and management occupations (11.76%).
Also of interest is that Roseville 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: 8.11% 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 education level of Roseville citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.82% of adults in Roseville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Roseville in 2010 was $37,623, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $150,492 for a family of four. However, Roseville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Roseville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Roseville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roseville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Roseville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Roseville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Roseville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.