La Canada Flintridge is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 20,114 people and four constituent neighborhoods, La Canada Flintridge is the 314th largest community in California.
La Canada Flintridge home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but La Canada Flintridge real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Of important note, La Canada Flintridge is also a city of artists. La Canada Flintridge has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape La Canada Flintridge’s character.
Also of interest is that La Canada Flintridge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 19.12% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
In addition, La Canada Flintridge is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
La Canada Flintridge is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, La Canada Flintridge’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, La Canada Flintridge is a pretty powerful place. 73.59% of the adults in La Canada Flintridge have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in La Canada Flintridge in 2018 was $87,725, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $350,900 for a family of four.
La Canada Flintridge is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call La Canada Flintridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Canada Flintridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in La Canada Flintridge include German, English, Irish, Armenian, and Italian.
In addition, La Canada Flintridge has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (24.60%).
The most common language spoken in La Canada Flintridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.