Apple Valley is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 72,174 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Apple Valley is the 115th largest community in California.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Apple Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Apple Valley is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Apple Valley who work in office and administrative support (12.50%), sales jobs (10.39%), and teaching (9.17%).
In terms of college education, Apple Valley is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.03% of adults 25 and older in Apple Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Apple Valley in 2010 was $23,399, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,596 for a family of four. However, Apple Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Apple Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Apple Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Apple Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Apple Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.36% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Apple Valley include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Apple Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.