Yucaipa is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 53,309 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 sales jobs (12.42%), office and administrative support (11.56%), and management occupations (10.65%).
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Yucaipa is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Yucaipa area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The percentage of adults in Yucaipa who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.91% of the adults in Yucaipa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Yucaipa in 2010 was $25,313, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,252 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 33.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Yucaipa include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Yucaipa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.