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 60,513 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, La Habra is the 140th 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.

La Habra is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, La Habra is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in La Habra who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), sales jobs (10.04%), and management occupations (8.39%).

One downside of living in La Habra, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.47 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of La Habra is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.55% 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 $30,422, 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 $121,688 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 59.72% 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 Norwegian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of La Habra's cultural character, accounting for 28.85% of the city’s population.

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