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.
Unlike some cities, Canyon Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Canyon Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-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 office and administrative support (15.67%), management occupations (14.06%), and sales jobs (12.71%).
Of important note, Canyon Lake is also a city of artists. Canyon Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Canyon Lake’s character.
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.
One downside of living in Canyon Lake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.65 minutes every day commuting to work.
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 percentage of people in Canyon Lake who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.79% of adults in Canyon Lake have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Canyon Lake in 2010 was $36,104, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,416 for a family of four. However, Canyon Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Canyon Lake is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 15.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Canyon Lake include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Canyon Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.