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Living In East Palo Alto, CA

The small city of East Palo Alto, California is home to approximately 30,000 people. Children aged 5-14 make up a larger portion of the population here (23%) than nationally (19%), making it a great place to raise a family, though young adults are well-represented as well. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 32, are decidedly younger than most cities in California. Home ownership is less common than renting in East Palo Alto, and 36% of residents own their homes despite a relatively prohibitive average rent of $1,604 per month, significantly higher than the state average.

Seven percent of East Palo Alto residents older than 25 have a Bachelor's degree, while 4% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree. East Palo Alto residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose. The four most common are entertainment, retail, healthcare, and support. Together, these industries make up 26% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in sales, as 7% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. East Palo Alto workers earn an average annual income of about $77K, a bit less than their peers elsewhere in California. However, East Palo Alto compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345.

East Palo Alto has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Many residents (44%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not used extensively. Few commuters walk to work.

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