Valencia is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 3,954 people and just one neighborhood, Valencia is the 541st largest community in California. Valencia has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Valencia, where the median household income is $134,716.
Real Estate Prices
Valencia home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Valencia real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Valencia is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Valencia is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Valencia who work in management occupations (18.96%), sales jobs (16.28%) and healthcare (11.47%).
Also of interest is that Valencia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Valencia is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Valencia’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Valencia, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.09 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.