Canyon Lake is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 11,080 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Canyon Lake is the 410th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Canyon Lake 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.
Canyon Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Canyon Lake is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canyon Lake who work in sales jobs (15.05%), management occupations (14.47%), and office and administrative support (13.06%).
Because of many things, Canyon Lake is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Canyon Lake a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Canyon Lake has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Canyon Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Canyon Lake, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.43 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Canyon Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Canyon Lake is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.73% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Canyon Lake in 2010 was $34,925, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,700 for a family of four.
The people who call Canyon Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canyon Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Canyon Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Canyon Lake include Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Canyon Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.