Turlock is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 72,292 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Turlock is the 117th largest community in California.
Turlock is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Turlock is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Turlock who work in office and administrative support (14.79%), sales jobs (10.55%), and teaching (8.86%).
The population of Turlock overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Turlock, 22.96% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Turlock in 2010 was $22,847, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,388 for a family of four. However, Turlock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Turlock is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Turlock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Turlock residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Turlock also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Turlock include Portuguese, Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac, English, and Irish.
Turlock also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.07%.
The most common language spoken in Turlock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.