Garden Valley is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 6,860 people and just one neighborhood, Garden Valley is the 472nd largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
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
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Garden Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Garden Valley is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Garden Valley who work in office and administrative support (12.50%), personal care services (10.09%) and healthcare (7.99%).
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.
In Garden Valley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.34 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.