Blairsden-Graeagle is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,718 people and just one neighborhood, Blairsden-Graeagle is the 633rd largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Blairsden-Graeagle 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
Blairsden-Graeagle is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Blairsden-Graeagle is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blairsden-Graeagle who work in healthcare (14.31%), sales jobs (12.98%) and management occupations (11.31%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Blairsden-Graeagle has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Blairsden-Graeagle is also a town of artists. Blairsden-Graeagle has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Blairsden-Graeagle’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Blairsden-Graeagle telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.81% 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
Another notable thing is that Blairsden-Graeagle is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Blairsden-Graeagle is worth considering.
In Blairsden-Graeagle, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.46 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.