Tustin, CA


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Tustin is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 80,583 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.

Tustin is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tustin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tustin who work in office and administrative support (13.95%), management occupations (11.06%), and sales jobs (10.02%).

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.

The population of Tustin is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.59% of adults in Tustin have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tustin in 2010 was $31,812, which is upper middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,248 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 40.23% 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of Tustin's cultural character, accounting for 34.74% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Tustin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.