Dunnigan is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,430 people and just one neighborhood, Dunnigan is the 676th largest community in California. Dunnigan has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Dunnigan, where the median household income is $63,875.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Dunnigan, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.70% of Dunnigan’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Dunnigan is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Dunnigan who work in office and administrative support (17.63%), farm management occupations (11.20%) and maintenance occupations (10.17%).
Another important characteristic of Dunnigan is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Dunnigan’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Dunnigan has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Dunnigan has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dunnigan than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dunnigan may be for you.
In Dunnigan, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.86 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Dunnigan does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.