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La Habra Heights, CA
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La Habra Heights profile

Living in La Habra Heights

La Habra Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 5,447 people and two constituent neighborhoods, La Habra Heights is the 499th largest community in California.

La Habra Heights home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but La Habra Heights real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in La Habra Heights, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.60% 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.

Because of many things, La Habra Heights is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, La Habra Heights really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is La Habra Heights perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in La Habra Heights is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In La Habra Heights, the average commute to work is 34.73 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to La Habra Heights, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. La Habra Heights is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.57% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in La Habra Heights in 2018 was $85,786, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $343,144 for a family of four.

La Habra Heights is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call La Habra Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Habra Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. La Habra Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.17% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Habra Heights include English, German, Swedish, Irish, and European.

La Habra Heights also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 28.30%.

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

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