San Jacinto, CA

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Living in San Jacinto

San Jacinto is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 48,867 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, San Jacinto is the 190th largest community in California.

When you are in San Jacinto, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.38% of San Jacinto’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, San Jacinto is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Jacinto who work in sales jobs (9.70%), office and administrative support (9.24%), and healthcare suport services (5.68%).

One downside of living in San Jacinto, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.98 minutes every day commuting to work.

In San Jacinto, just 12.18% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in San Jacinto in 2010 was $18,687, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,748 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 54.08% 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of San Jacinto's cultural character, accounting for 21.32% of the city’s population.

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