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. Much of the housing stock in Valencia was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Valencia economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. 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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Valencia, the average commute to work is 37.09 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.