Ukiah, CA


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Ukiah is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 15,917 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ukiah is the 340th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Ukiah isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ukiah are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ukiah is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ukiah who work in office and administrative support (14.14%), sales jobs (9.71%), and food service (7.66%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ukiah spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.48 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The education level of Ukiah citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.13% of adults in Ukiah have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ukiah in 2010 was $23,443, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,772 for a family of four. However, Ukiah contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ukiah is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ukiah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ukiah residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Ukiah also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.47% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ukiah include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

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