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Calabasas, CA
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Calabasas profile

Living in Calabasas

Calabasas is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 22,491 people and six associated neighborhoods, Calabasas is the 296th largest community in California.

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

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

Also of interest is that Calabasas has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 22.60% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

In Calabasas, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.10 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Calabasas is a pretty powerful place. 70.08% of the adults in Calabasas have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Calabasas in 2018 was $98,625, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $394,500 for a family of four. However, Calabasas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Calabasas is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Calabasas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Calabasas residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Calabasas include Iranian, German, English, Russian, and Italian.

In addition, Calabasas has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.18%).

The most common language spoken in Calabasas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Persian and Spanish.