Inverness is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 1,327 people and just one neighborhood, Inverness is the 683rd largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Inverness home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Inverness real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Inverness is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 97.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Inverness is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Inverness who work in management occupations (18.54%), sales jobs (14.44%) and office and administrative support (12.72%).
Of important note, Inverness is also a town of artists. Inverness has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Inverness’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 20.22% 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
Inverness is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Inverness, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.37 minutes every day commuting to work.