La Habra, CA

La Habra profile

Living in La Habra

La Habra is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 63,097 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, La Habra is the 144th largest community in California.

Housing costs in La Habra 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, La Habra is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, La Habra is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Habra who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (10.54%), and management occupations (9.27%).

In La Habra, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.88 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of La Habra is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.32% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in La Habra in 2018 was $32,278, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,112 for a family of four. However, La Habra contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

La Habra is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call La Habra home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in La Habra, accounting for 58.72% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of La Habra residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in La Habra include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

La Habra also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 26.58%.

The most common language spoken in La Habra is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.