Granite Bay is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 21,536 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Granite Bay is the 307th largest community in California.
Granite Bay home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Granite Bay real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Granite Bay is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Granite Bay is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Granite Bay who work in management occupations (19.11%), sales jobs (14.50%), and healthcare (12.20%).
Also of interest is that Granite Bay 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 Granite Bay telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.04% 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.
Because of many things, Granite Bay is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Granite Bay a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Granite Bay has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Granite Bay’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Granite Bay is a pretty powerful place. 54.65% of the adults in Granite Bay 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 Granite Bay in 2010 was $55,584, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $222,336 for a family of four.
Granite Bay is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Granite Bay home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Granite Bay residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Granite Bay include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Granite Bay is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.