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 92.47% 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 (18.69%), sales jobs (13.85%), and healthcare (11.01%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.79% 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.
Granite Bay is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Granite Bay’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Granite Bay. 54.82% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Granite Bay in 2010 was $66,742, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $266,968 for a family of four.
Granite Bay is a very 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Granite Bay is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.