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Our People

Demographics

Vallejo is considered one of the most ethnically diverse city's in American since its history with the U.S. Navy attracted people from all over the world to settle here.

  • Population: 116,508 persons
  • Median Age: 36.88 years
  • Per Capita Income: $26,111
  • Median Income: $64,396
  • Labor Force: 54,271
  • Employed Residents: 54,271
  • Unemployment Rate: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Vallejo:

  • High school or higher: 84%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vallejo city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

24.6% Foreign born (16.2% Asia, 6.4% Latin America).

Famous Vallejoans

Actors, musicians, athletes make up just a few of the famous that come from Vallejo.

  • Ted Albrecht: NFL Football - Chicago Bears
  • Dick Bass: NFL Football - Los Angeles Rams
  • Norm Bass: MLB Baseball - Kansas City A's
    NFL Football - Denver Bronco's
  • Bill Buckner: MLB Baseball - Boston Red Sox, LA Dodgers
  • Raymond Burr: Actor
  • Joey Chestnut, Competitive Eating
  • Natalie Coughlin: Olympic Swimming
  • Con Funk Shun: Musical Group
  • Ernest J. Gaines: Author
  • Augie Garrido: NCAA Baseball Coach - University of Texas
  • Jeff Gordon: NASCAR Racing
  • E-40: Musician
  • Ozzie Hilton: International Badminton
  • Bud Jamison: Actor
  • Fulton Kuykendall: NFL Football - Atlanta Falcons
  • Mac Dre: Musician
  • Dante Magnani: NFL Football - Chicago Bears, LA Rams, Detroit Lions
  • Tug McGraw: MLB Baseball - New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies
  • Stan McWilliams: MLB Baseball - Boston Red Sox
  • Russell Means: American Indian activist
  • Mike Merriweather: NFL Football - Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Johnny Otis: R & B Musician
  • William H. "Bubba" Paris: NFL Football - San Francisco 49ers
  • Roy Rogers: Musician
  • Ed Rollins: Political Consultant
  • C.C. Sabathia: MLB Baseball - N.Y. Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Milwaukee Brewers
  • Marilyn Smith-Ifland: Olympic Basketball
  • Sly Stone: Musician
  • Jeff Wilson: Professional Golf