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.
Stanton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.13%), sales jobs (11.55%), and food service (7.26%).
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.
The citizens of Stanton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.60% of adults in Stanton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Stanton in 2010 was $18,892, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,568 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 51.30% 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 Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Stanton include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
In addition, Stanton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (44.73%).
The most common language spoken in Stanton is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.