Del Rey Oaks is a very small city located in the state of California. With a population of 1,682 people and just one neighborhood, Del Rey Oaks is the 658th largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Del Rey Oaks are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Del Rey Oaks is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Del Rey Oaks is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Del Rey Oaks who work in management occupations (18.28%), office and administrative support (11.71%) and sales jobs (8.92%).
Also of interest is that Del Rey Oaks has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Del Rey Oaks is also a city of artists. Del Rey Oaks has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Del Rey Oaks’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Del Rey Oaks telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.49% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of Del Rey Oaks is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.75 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.