Placentia is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 52,206 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Placentia is the 171st largest community in California.
Housing costs in Placentia 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, Placentia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Placentia is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Placentia who work in office and administrative support (15.79%), management occupations (12.64%) and sales jobs (12.49%).
Placentia Information and Demographics
The citizens of Placentia are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.18% of adults in Placentia have a bachelor’s degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Placentia in 2010 was $30,003, which is upper middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,012 for a family of four. However, Placentia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Placentia is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Placentia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Placentia residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Placentia also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Placentia include German, English, Irish and Italian.
Placentia also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 26.21%.
The languages spoken by people in Placentia are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Placentia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese and Korean.
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Posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:48 pm by Joe Byon