Vacaville, CA

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Living in Vacaville

Vacaville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 100,032 people and 21 constituent neighborhoods, Vacaville is the 76th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Vacaville 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, Vacaville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vacaville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vacaville who work in office and administrative support (14.79%), sales jobs (11.97%), and management occupations (8.69%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Vacaville, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

The education level of Vacaville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.95% of adults in Vacaville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Vacaville in 2010 was $31,040, which is upper middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,160 for a family of four. However, Vacaville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Vacaville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Vacaville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vacaville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Vacaville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Vacaville include European, German, Irish, English, and Italian.

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