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Upland, CA
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Upland profile


Living in Upland



Upland is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 78,841 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Upland is the 114th 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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.21% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

One downside of living in Upland, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.35 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Upland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.80% of adults in Upland have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Upland in 2018 was $38,546, 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 $154,184 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 44.79% 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 (18.52%).

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