Yucaipa, CA

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Living in Yucaipa

Yucaipa is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 53,683 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Yucaipa is the 168th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Yucaipa 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, Yucaipa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Yucaipa is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yucaipa who work in office and administrative support (12.90%), sales jobs (12.21%), and management occupations (9.41%).

The population of Yucaipa overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Yucaipa, 21.95% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Yucaipa in 2010 was $26,490, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,960 for a family of four. However, Yucaipa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Yucaipa is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Yucaipa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yucaipa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Yucaipa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.14% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Yucaipa include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.

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