Culver City is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 39,364 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Culver City is the 208th largest community in California.
Culver City home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Culver City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Culver City is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Culver City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Culver City who work in office and administrative support (12.44%), management occupations (11.03%), and teaching (9.79%).
Of important note, Culver City is also a city of artists. Culver City has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Culver City’s character.
Also of interest is that Culver City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Culver City is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Culver City area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Culver City is a pretty powerful place. 55.61% of the adults in Culver City have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Culver City in 2010 was $46,950, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,800 for a family of four. However, Culver City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Culver City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Culver City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Culver City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Culver City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Culver City include English, Irish, Italian, and Russian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Culver City's cultural character, accounting for 24.91% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Culver City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.