Tustin is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 80,498 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 noticeable about Tustin, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Tustin is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Tustin a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Tustin ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Tustin, 41.25% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate 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.
In addition, Tustin has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (34.24%).
The most common language spoken in Tustin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.