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Ladera Ranch, CA
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Ladera Ranch profile


Living in Ladera Ranch



Ladera Ranch is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 26,170 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Ladera Ranch is the 278th largest community in California. Much of the housing stock in Ladera Ranch was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Ladera Ranch economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Ladera Ranch, where the median household income is $169,706.00.

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

Also of interest is that Ladera Ranch 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: 19.86% 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.

Because of many things, Ladera Ranch is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ladera Ranch a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ladera Ranch has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ladera Ranch’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Ladera Ranch. 65.82% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Ladera Ranch in 2018 was $65,164, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $260,656 for a family of four.

Ladera Ranch is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ladera Ranch home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ladera Ranch residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Ladera Ranch also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.85% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ladera Ranch include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Ladera Ranch also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.28%.

The most common language spoken in Ladera Ranch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Spanish.