Joshua Tree, CA

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Living in Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 7,657 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Joshua Tree is the 456th largest community in California.

Unlike some towns, Joshua Tree isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Joshua Tree are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Joshua Tree is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Joshua Tree who work in food service (14.46%), healthcare suport services (8.31%), and office and administrative support (7.85%).

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, Joshua Tree has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Joshua Tree a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Joshua Tree, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.27 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Joshua Tree citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.46% of adults 25 and older in Joshua Tree have a college degree.

The per capita income in Joshua Tree in 2010 was $22,421, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,684 for a family of four. However, Joshua Tree contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Joshua Tree is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Joshua Tree home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Joshua Tree residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Joshua Tree also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.27% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Joshua Tree include Irish, German, French, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Joshua Tree is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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