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Ladera Ranch is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 23,742 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ladera Ranch is the 292nd largest community in California. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Ladera Ranch, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Ladera Ranch, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Ladera Ranch’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Ladera Ranch does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $131,952.
Housing costs in Ladera Ranch 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.
Ladera Ranch is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 96.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ladera Ranch is a town of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ladera Ranch who work in management occupations (19.16%), sales jobs (18.86%) and business and financial occupations (11.18%).
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: 9.25% 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.
In addition, Ladera Ranch is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Ladera Ranch is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Ladera Ranch’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Ladera Ranch is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ladera Ranch, the average commute to work is 31.11 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Ladera Ranch is a pretty powerful place. 64.83% of the adults in Ladera Ranch have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Ladera Ranch in 2010 was $50,478, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,912 for a family of four.
Ladera Ranch is a somewhat 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 15.34% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ladera Ranch include German, Irish, English, Italian, Swedish and Norwegian.
The languages spoken by people in Ladera Ranch are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Ladera Ranch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog and Scandinavian languages.
|LADERA RANCH INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||7,943|
|LADERA RANCH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||72.23%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||27.77%|
|TYPE OF LADERA RANCH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||57.42%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||23.18%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.48%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||17.80%|
|SIZE OF LADERA RANCH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||16.21%|
|AGE OF LADERA RANCH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||93.44%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||3.59%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||2.23%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.73%|
|LADERA RANCH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$790,524|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,309|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $66,000||1.06%|
|$66,001 - $132,000||0.00%|
|$132,001 - $264,000||0.84%|
|$264,001 - $396,000||3.10%|
|$396,001 - $528,000||12.05%|
|$528,001 - $660,000||16.09%|
|$660,001 - $990,000||26.83%|
|$990,001 - $1,320,000||27.16%|
|PEOPLE OF LADERA RANCH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||11.56%|
|5 TO 17||26.82%|
|18 TO 24||4.46%|
|25 TO 34||9.00%|
|35 TO 54||38.19%|
|55 TO 64||5.49%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||4.47%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.50%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$131,952|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$50,478|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.40%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.10%)
Real estate (5.02%)
Public Service (4.33%)
Information Technology (3.72%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.34%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.13%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.03%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.11%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||15.34%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.84%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (78.20%)
Scandinavian languages (2.42%)
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