Granite Bay, CA

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Living in Granite Bay

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 93.81% 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 (19.20%), sales jobs (13.08%), and healthcare (12.87%).

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: 16.06% 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.

Because of many things, Granite Bay is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Granite Bay really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Granite Bay perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Granite Bay, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Granite Bay is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.92% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Granite Bay in 2018 was $71,662, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $286,648 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. Granite Bay also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.19% of the town’s residents. 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.

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