Felton, CA

Felton profile

Living in Felton

Felton is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 4,489 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Felton is the 542nd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Felton 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.

Felton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Felton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Felton who work in sales jobs (14.68%), management occupations (11.21%), and teaching (8.47%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Felton has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Also of interest is that Felton 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 Felton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.93% 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 downside of living in Felton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Felton, the average commute to work is 30.20 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, Felton is a pretty powerful place. 60.92% of the adults in Felton 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 Felton in 2018 was $59,413, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $237,652 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Felton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

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