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San Lorenzo is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 24,695 people and six constituent neighborhoods, San Lorenzo is the 288th largest community in California.
Housing costs in San Lorenzo 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 towns, San Lorenzo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in San Lorenzo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Lorenzo is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in San Lorenzo who work in office and administrative support (17.77%), sales jobs (8.59%) and management occupations (6.23%).
Also of interest is that San Lorenzo has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about San Lorenzo is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in San Lorenzo is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In San Lorenzo, the average commute to work is 30.52 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in San Lorenzo use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of San Lorenzo‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of San Lorenzo citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.22% of adults in San Lorenzo have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in San Lorenzo in 2010 was $26,755, 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 $107,020 for a family of four. However, San Lorenzo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
San Lorenzo is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call San Lorenzo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of San Lorenzo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. San Lorenzo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.58% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Lorenzo include German, Portuguese, Irish, Italian and English.
San Lorenzo also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 32.64%.
The languages spoken by people in San Lorenzo 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 San Lorenzo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog and Vietnamese.