Willows is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 6,069 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Willows is the 482nd largest community in California.
Unlike some cities, Willows isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Willows are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Willows is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Willows who work in farm management occupations (18.52%), office and administrative support (18.39%), and teaching (8.18%).
A relatively large number of people in Willows telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.05% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Willows is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Willows are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.80% of adults in Willows having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Willows in 2010 was $24,044, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,176 for a family of four. However, Willows contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Willows is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Willows home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Willows residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Willows also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Willows include German, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
In addition, Willows has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.60%).
The most common language spoken in Willows is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.