Valencia is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 4,029 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 $138,708.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Valencia 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Valencia is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Valencia is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Valencia who work in management occupations (21.41%), healthcare (12.65%) and sales jobs (11.26%).
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
The overall crime rate in Valencia is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One downside of living in Valencia is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Valencia, the average commute to work is 36.50 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.