La Crescenta-Montrose is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 20,230 people and two constituent neighborhoods, La Crescenta-Montrose is the 314th largest community in California.
La Crescenta-Montrose home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but La Crescenta-Montrose real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
La Crescenta-Montrose is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, La Crescenta-Montrose is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Crescenta-Montrose who work in sales jobs (12.36%), management occupations (11.87%), and office and administrative support (10.46%).
Of important note, La Crescenta-Montrose is also a town of artists. La Crescenta-Montrose has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape La Crescenta-Montrose’s character.
Also of interest is that La Crescenta-Montrose has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, La Crescenta-Montrose is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making La Crescenta-Montrose a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, La Crescenta-Montrose has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, La Crescenta-Montrose’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In La Crescenta-Montrose, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.76 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, La Crescenta-Montrose is a pretty powerful place. 51.28% of the adults in La Crescenta-Montrose 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 Crescenta-Montrose in 2010 was $43,976, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,904 for a family of four.
La Crescenta-Montrose is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call La Crescenta-Montrose home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Crescenta-Montrose residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. La Crescenta-Montrose also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.96% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Crescenta-Montrose include German, Armenian, Irish, English, and Italian.
In addition, La Crescenta-Montrose has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (33.62%).
The most common language spoken in La Crescenta-Montrose is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.