Upland, CA

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Living in Upland

Upland is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 77,000 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Upland is the 109th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Upland 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, Upland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Upland is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Upland who work in office and administrative support (13.35%), sales jobs (11.29%), and management occupations (11.10%).

Another interesting thing about Upland, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

The overall education level of Upland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.85% of adults in Upland have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Upland in 2010 was $32,777, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,108 for a family of four. However, Upland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Upland is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Upland 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 Upland, accounting for 43.22% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Upland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Upland include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

In addition, Upland has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.99%).

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