Culver City, CA
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Culver City profile

Living in Culver City

Culver City is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 39,970 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Culver City is the 212th 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 93.68% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Culver City is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Culver City who work in management occupations (13.29%), office and administrative support (12.79%), and business and financial occupations (8.52%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Culver City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.73% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

If knowledge is power, Culver City is a pretty powerful place. 60.37% 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 2018 was $59,615, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $238,460 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 20.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Culver City include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Culver City's cultural character, accounting for 25.71% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Culver City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.