San Gabriel, CA

San Gabriel profile

Living in San Gabriel

San Gabriel is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 39,899 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, San Gabriel is the 205th largest community in California.

Housing costs in San Gabriel 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, San Gabriel isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in San Gabriel are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Gabriel is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in San Gabriel who work in office and administrative support (16.42%), food service (9.11%), and sales jobs (9.05%).

Also of interest is that San Gabriel has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in San Gabriel, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.12 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of San Gabriel citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.29% of adults in San Gabriel have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in San Gabriel in 2018 was $28,627, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,508 for a family of four. However, San Gabriel contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

San Gabriel is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Gabriel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of San Gabriel residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. San Gabriel also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Gabriel include German, English, Italian, Irish, and Scottish.

In addition, San Gabriel has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (56.79%).

The most common language spoken in San Gabriel is Chinese. Other important languages spoken here include English and Spanish.