La Verne is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 32,681 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, La Verne is the 238th largest community in California.
Housing costs in La Verne 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 Verne is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, La Verne is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in La Verne who work in office and administrative support (14.14%), management occupations (10.95%), and sales jobs (10.85%).
One downside of living in La Verne is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In La Verne, the average commute to work is 30.60 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of La Verne citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.67% of adults in La Verne have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in La Verne in 2010 was $34,530, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,120 for a family of four. However, La Verne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
La Verne is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call La Verne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of La Verne residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. La Verne also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.37% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Verne include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of La Verne's cultural character, accounting for 16.08% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in La Verne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.