Oceanside is a relatively large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 172,794 people and 33 constituent neighborhoods, Oceanside is the 27th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Oceanside 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, Oceanside is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oceanside is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oceanside who work in office and administrative support (13.28%), sales jobs (13.12%) and management occupations (9.53%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Oceanside, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Oceanside has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Oceanside is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Oceanside Information and Demographics
The citizens of Oceanside are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.41% of adults in Oceanside having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Oceanside in 2010 was $27,173, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,692 for a family of four. However, Oceanside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oceanside is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oceanside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oceanside residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Oceanside also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oceanside include German, English, Irish and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Oceanside's cultural character, accounting for 21.23% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Oceanside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.
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