Hayfork is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 2,262 people and just one neighborhood, Hayfork is the 610th largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Hayfork 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Hayfork is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hayfork is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hayfork who work in office and administrative support (17.98%), sales jobs (11.79%) and art, media, and design (10.12%).
Of important note, Hayfork is also a town of artists. Hayfork has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hayfork’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.58% 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
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hayfork is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Hayfork is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.34 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.