Willits is a very small city located in the state of California. With a population of 4,861 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Willits is the 513th largest community in California.
Willits is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Willits is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willits who work in office and administrative support (22.47%), management occupations (15.33%), and teaching (7.38%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Willits spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.53 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Willits does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Willits is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.34% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Willits in 2010 was $18,502, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,008 for a family of four.
Willits is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Willits home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Willits residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Willits also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.10% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Willits include German, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Willits is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.