Greenbrae is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 4,691 people and just one neighborhood, Greenbrae is the 520th largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Greenbrae home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Greenbrae real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Greenbrae is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Greenbrae is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Greenbrae who work in management occupations (24.43%), healthcare (10.09%) and sales jobs (9.35%).
Also of interest is that Greenbrae has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.59% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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
One downside of living in Greenbrae is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Greenbrae, the average commute to work is 30.89 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Greenbrae has a lot of people using a ferryboat to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on a ferryboat are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.