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La Verne, CA
Real Estate & Demographic Data

La Verne profile

Living in La Verne

La Verne is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 30,380 people and seven associated neighborhoods, La Verne is the 252nd 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.

Of important note, La Verne is also a city of artists. La Verne has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape La Verne’s character.

Also of interest is that La Verne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.13% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

One downside of living in La Verne, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.74 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of La Verne ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in La Verne, 41.63% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in La Verne in 2018 was $48,567, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $194,268 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 36.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in La Verne include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

La Verne also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.00%.

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