Julian is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,768 people and just one neighborhood, Julian is the 678th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Julian 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.
Julian is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Julian is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Julian who work in sales jobs (21.77%), office and administrative support (15.19%), and computer science and math (11.11%).
Also of interest is that Julian has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Julian is also a town of artists. Julian has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Julian’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.75% 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.
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!) Julian 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. Julian has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Julian than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Julian may be for you.
One downside of living in Julian is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Julian, the average commute to work is 31.55 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Julian doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Julian is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.30% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Julian in 2018 was $41,305, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,220 for a family of four.
Julian is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Julian home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Julian residents report their race to be White. Julian also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Julian include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Julian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
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 Julian, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, astoundingly, the neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Julian neighborhood.
Also, is ranked among the top 6.1% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of California according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers. In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 38.2% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
In addition, 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.
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the neighborhood, analysis shows that 25.5% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Armenian and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 1.2% have Croatian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.1% 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 96.1% 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 Julian are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 41.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 32.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.5%), and 10.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Julian, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.0%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report English roots (14.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (11.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.8%), 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 (31.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (60.6%) 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 (13.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.