Big Sur, CA

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Big Sur Profile


Overview

Big Sur is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 1,812 people and just one neighborhood, Big Sur is the 651st largest community in California.

Big Sur home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Big Sur real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Big Sur is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Big Sur is a town of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Big Sur who work in maintenance occupations (12.07%), management occupations (11.42%), and food service (10.89%).

Of important note, Big Sur is also a town of artists. Big Sur has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Big Sur’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Big Sur telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 23.10% 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

Big Sur is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Being a small town, Big Sur does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Big Sur Demographics

The citizens of Big Sur are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.90% of adults in Big Sur have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Big Sur in 2010 was $35,996, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,984 for a family of four. However, Big Sur contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Big Sur is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Big Sur home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Big Sur residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Big Sur also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.27% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Big Sur include German, Scottish, Irish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Big Sur is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Big Sur, CA HOMES

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TYPE OF Big Sur, CA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Big Sur 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Big Sur VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Big Sur 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 20 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

CARMEL UNIFIED


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Carmel Child Development Center School
8460 Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel, CA, 93923
KG-KG
Tularcitos Elementary School
35 Ford Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA, 93924
KG-05
Carmel River Elementary School
Monte Verde St. And 15th Ave.
Carmel, CA, 93923
KG-05
Carmel Middle School
4380 Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel, CA, 93922
06-08
Carmel High School
3600 Ocean Ave.
Carmel, CA, 93923
09-12
Carmel Valley High School
27335 Schulte Rd.
Carmel, CA, 93923
09-12
Captain Cooper Elementary School
Highway 1
Big Sur, CA, 93920
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 15.4% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.0% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 8.6%

Educational Expenditures

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BIG SUR UNIFIED


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to California

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Big Sur Charter School
135 Webster St.
Monterey, CA, 93940
KG-12
Pacific Valley (k-12) School
69325 Hwy. 1
Big Sur, CA, 93920
KG-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.3% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.8% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.5% 8.6%

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