San Juan Capistrano is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 36,064 people and four constituent neighborhoods, San Juan Capistrano is the 225th largest community in California.
Housing costs in San Juan Capistrano 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, San Juan Capistrano is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Juan Capistrano is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Juan Capistrano who work in sales jobs (15.38%), management occupations (12.47%), and office and administrative support (11.00%).
The education level of San Juan Capistrano citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.84% of adults in San Juan Capistrano have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in San Juan Capistrano in 2010 was $43,702, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $174,808 for a family of four. However, San Juan Capistrano contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
San Juan Capistrano is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Juan Capistrano home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of San Juan Capistrano residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. San Juan Capistrano also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.37% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Juan Capistrano include English, German, Irish, Italian, and French.
San Juan Capistrano also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.71%.
The most common language spoken in San Juan Capistrano is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.