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
Because of many things, Valencia is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Valencia really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Valencia perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Valencia, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.09 minutes every day commuting to work.