Susanville is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 15,247 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Susanville is the 326th largest community in California.
Susanville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Susanville is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Susanville who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (20.49%), office and administrative support (11.79%), and healthcare (8.27%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.77 minutes getting to work every day.
In Susanville, just 10.50% 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 Susanville in 2010 was $15,350, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,400 for a family of four. However, Susanville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Susanville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Susanville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Susanville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Susanville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Susanville include German, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Susanville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.