Crestline is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 11,123 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Crestline is the 404th largest community in California.
Crestline is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Crestline is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crestline who work in sales jobs (14.25%), office and administrative support (9.17%), and food service (7.09%).
Also of interest is that Crestline 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: 10.68% 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.
Another notable thing is that Crestline is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Crestline’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
One downside of living in Crestline is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Crestline, the average commute to work is 38.13 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Crestline does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Crestline who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.92% of adults in Crestline have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Crestline in 2018 was $31,502, 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 $126,008 for a family of four. However, Crestline contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Crestline is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Crestline home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crestline residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Crestline also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.52% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Crestline include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Crestline is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.