Garden Valley, CA

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Garden Valley Profile


Overview

Garden Valley is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 9,007 people and just one neighborhood, Garden Valley is the 472nd largest community in California.

Housing costs in Garden Valley 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

Garden Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Garden Valley is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Garden Valley who work in healthcare suport services (12.32%), management occupations (9.61%), and sales jobs (9.40%).

Also of interest is that Garden Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.31% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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

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!) Garden Valley 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. Garden Valley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Garden Valley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Garden Valley may be for you.

One downside of living in Garden Valley is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Garden Valley, the average commute to work is 36.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Garden Valley is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Garden Valley Demographics

In terms of college education, Garden Valley is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.35% of adults 25 and older in Garden Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Garden Valley in 2018 was $30,240, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,960 for a family of four. However, Garden Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Garden Valley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Garden Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Garden Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Garden Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.47% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Garden Valley include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Garden Valley, CA HOMES

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TYPE OF Garden Valley, CA HOMES

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SIZE OF Garden Valley, CA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Garden Valley VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Otter Creek Elementary School
4701 Volcanoville Rd.
Georgetown, CA 95634
KG-05
Georgetown Elementary School
6530 Wentworth Springs Rd.
Georgetown, CA 95634
KG-06
Golden Sierra Junior Senior High School
5101 Garden Valley Rd.
Garden Valley, CA 95633
07-12
Northside Elementary School
860 Cave Valley Rd.
Cool, CA 95614
KG-06
American River Charter School
6620 Wentworth Springs Rd.
Georgetown, CA 95634
KG-12
Camino Elementary School
3060 Snows Rd.
Camino, CA 95709
KG-08
Elementary School Dorado High
561 Canal St.
Placerville, CA 95667
09-12
Gold Trail School
889 Cold Springs Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
04-08
Sutters Mill School
4801 Luneman Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
KG-03
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

EL DORADO UNION HIGH


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.8% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.0% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.8% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

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BLACK OAK MINE UNIFIED


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.1% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 41.7% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.4% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

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GOLD TRAIL UNION ELEMENTARY


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.6% 59.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.0% 51.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.7% 7.4%

Educational Expenditures

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