Guerneville, CA

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Living in Guerneville

Guerneville is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 4,552 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Guerneville is the 538th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Guerneville are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Guerneville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Guerneville is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Guerneville who work in food service (13.90%), management occupations (10.27%), and sales jobs (7.45%).

Also of interest is that Guerneville 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 Guerneville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.79% 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.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Guerneville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Guerneville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Guerneville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.09 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Guerneville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.21% of adults in Guerneville have a college degree.

The per capita income in Guerneville in 2018 was $49,229, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $196,916 for a family of four. However, Guerneville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Guerneville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Guerneville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Guerneville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Guerneville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.54% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Guerneville include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Guerneville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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