Coarsegold, CA


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Coarsegold is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,878 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Coarsegold is the 635th largest community in California.

Coarsegold is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Coarsegold is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coarsegold who work in sales jobs (21.75%), teaching (17.19%), and office and administrative support (14.74%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.28% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Coarsegold has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Coarsegold has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Coarsegold than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Coarsegold may be for you.

In Coarsegold, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 40.26 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Coarsegold doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of people in Coarsegold who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.67% of adults in Coarsegold have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Coarsegold in 2010 was $28,871, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,484 for a family of four. However, Coarsegold contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Coarsegold home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coarsegold residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Coarsegold include Italian, English, Dutch, and Irish.

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

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