Stanton, CA
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Stanton is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 38,872 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Stanton is the 210th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Stanton 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, Stanton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Stanton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stanton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Stanton who work in office and administrative support (13.81%), sales jobs (12.42%), and food service (6.69%).

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

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Stanton 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 Stanton area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The education level of Stanton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.58% of adults 25 and older in Stanton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Stanton in 2010 was $18,870, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,480 for a family of four. However, Stanton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Stanton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Stanton 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 Stanton, accounting for 49.65% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Stanton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Stanton include English, Irish, Italian, and French .

In addition, Stanton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (43.61%).

The most common language spoken in Stanton is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.