Fallon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Nevada. With a population of 8,458 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Fallon is the 16th largest community in Nevada.
Fallon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fallon is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fallon who work in sales jobs (10.71%), office and administrative support (10.55%), and healthcare (8.41%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Fallon. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.90 minutes getting to work every day.
Fallon 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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Fallon rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.51% of adults 25 and older in Fallon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Fallon in 2010 was $20,890, which is lower middle income relative to Nevada and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,560 for a family of four. However, Fallon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fallon is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fallon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fallon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Fallon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fallon include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Fallon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.