Aromas is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 2,777 people and just one neighborhood, Aromas is the 600th largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Aromas 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
Aromas is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Aromas is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Aromas who work in office and administrative support (12.02%), farm management occupations (7.54%) and personal care services (6.76%).
Of important note, Aromas is also a town of artists. Aromas has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Aromas’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Aromas telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.15% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Aromas is a college town. There are a lot of students in Aromas attending college, and as a result Aromas provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
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!) Aromas 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. Aromas has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Aromas than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Aromas may be for you.
One downside of living in Aromas is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Aromas, the average commute to work is 30.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Aromas is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.