Simi Valley is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 125,851 people and 26 constituent neighborhoods, Simi Valley is the 45th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Simi Valley 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.
Simi Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Simi Valley is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Simi Valley who work in office and administrative support (13.23%), management occupations (12.03%), and sales jobs (11.86%).
Also of interest is that Simi Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Simi Valley is also a city of artists. Simi Valley has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Simi Valley’s character.
In terms of college education, Simi Valley is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.35% of adults in Simi Valley have a college degree.
The per capita income in Simi Valley in 2010 was $40,617, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $162,468 for a family of four. However, Simi Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Simi Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Simi Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Simi Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Simi Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Simi Valley include German, Irish, Italian, English, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Simi Valley's cultural character, accounting for 18.22% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Simi Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.