Grizzly Flats is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,093 people and just one neighborhood, Grizzly Flats is the 744th largest community in California.
Grizzly Flats is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grizzly Flats is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Grizzly Flats who work in office and administrative support (24.76%), farm management occupations (16.18%), and healthcare (11.89%).
In addition, many people in Grizzly Flats have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
A relatively large number of people in Grizzly Flats telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.89% 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.
Grizzly Flats 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, Grizzly Flats’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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!) Grizzly Flats 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. Grizzly Flats has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Grizzly Flats than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Grizzly Flats may be for you.
One downside of living in Grizzly Flats is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Grizzly Flats, the average commute to work is 51.90 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Grizzly Flats doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Grizzly Flats citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.27% of adults in Grizzly Flats have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grizzly Flats in 2018 was $32,156, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,624 for a family of four. However, Grizzly Flats contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grizzly Flats home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grizzly Flats residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Grizzly Flats include Italian, English, Portuguese, Swiss, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Grizzly Flats is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Grizzly Flats, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 98.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 13.1% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 10 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.8% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in California, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in California. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swiss and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.6% have Austrian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Grizzly Flats are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 80.3% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 45.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 16.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.5%), and 14.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.7% of households. Some people also speak Italian (7.2%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Grizzly Flats, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (23.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (18.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.6%), along with some Portuguese ancestry residents (5.7%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (58.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (81.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.