Anza is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 3,231 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Anza is the 586th largest community in California.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Anza is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Anza is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Anza who work in sales jobs (25.56%), office and administrative support (16.46%), and food service (10.53%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Anza has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Anza has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Anza than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Anza may be for you.
In Anza, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.13 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Anza with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.42% of adults in Anza have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Anza in 2010 was $18,213, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,852 for a family of four. However, Anza contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Anza is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Anza home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Anza residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Anza also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.75% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Anza include Irish, German, French, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Anza is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.