Tustin is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 79,795 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Tustin is the 104th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Tustin 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tustin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tustin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tustin who work in office and administrative support (13.08%), management occupations (12.30%), and sales jobs (11.17%).
Also of interest is that Tustin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Tustin is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Tustin a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
The citizens of Tustin are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.25% of adults in Tustin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tustin in 2010 was $34,819, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,276 for a family of four. However, Tustin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tustin is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tustin 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 Tustin, accounting for 41.22% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Tustin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Tustin include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
Tustin also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 34.24%.
The most common language spoken in Tustin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.