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Cupertino, CA
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Living in Cupertino


Cupertino is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 60,381 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Cupertino is the 155th largest community in California.

Cupertino home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Cupertino real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Cupertino is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 95.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cupertino is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cupertino who work in computer science and math (23.70%), management occupations (18.03%), and architecture and engineering (11.84%).

Also of interest is that Cupertino 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 Cupertino telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.25% 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.

One thing noticeable about Cupertino, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Cupertino is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Cupertino a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

One downside of living in Cupertino, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.62 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Cupertino, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Cupertino is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 79.64% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Cupertino in 2018 was $76,442, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $305,768 for a family of four.

Cupertino is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cupertino home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cupertino residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Cupertino include German, English, Irish, Iranian, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Cupertino's cultural character, accounting for 52.39% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Cupertino is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.