Campo - Potrero is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 5,257 people and just one neighborhood, Campo - Potrero is the 512th largest community in California.
Campo - Potrero is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Campo - Potrero is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Campo - Potrero who work in teaching (16.61%), sales jobs (15.29%), and management occupations (9.17%).
A relatively large number of people in Campo - Potrero telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.04% 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.
One downside of living in Campo - Potrero is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Campo - Potrero, the average commute to work is 36.79 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Campo - Potrero does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Campo - Potrero is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.75% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Campo - Potrero in 2018 was $28,891, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,564 for a family of four. However, Campo - Potrero contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Campo - Potrero is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Campo - Potrero home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Campo - Potrero residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Campo - Potrero also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.48% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Campo - Potrero include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Campo - Potrero is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 44.5% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
With 1.9% of employed workers living in the neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 23 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 94.1% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Campo - Potrero are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 40.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 32.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 30.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (27.7%), and 9.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (24.2%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Campo - Potrero, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (30.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 13.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (37.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (73.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.