San Jacinto, CA


San Jacinto profile

Living in San Jacinto

San Jacinto is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 47,413 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, San Jacinto is the 190th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, San Jacinto is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Jacinto is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in San Jacinto who work in office and administrative support (13.64%), sales jobs (9.45%), and healthcare (5.92%).

In San Jacinto, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, San Jacinto is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the San Jacinto area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

In terms of college education, the citizens of San Jacinto rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.63% of adults 25 and older in San Jacinto have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in San Jacinto in 2010 was $18,301, 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 $73,204 for a family of four. However, San Jacinto contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

San Jacinto is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Jacinto 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 San Jacinto, accounting for 52.49% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of San Jacinto residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in San Jacinto include Irish, English, French , and Italian.

San Jacinto also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.52%.

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