Landers is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 2,794 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Landers is the 620th largest community in California.
Of important note, Landers is also a town of artists. Landers has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Landers’s character.
Also of interest is that Landers 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: 12.10% 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.
Another notable thing is that Landers is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Landers has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Landers has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Landers than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Landers may be for you.
In Landers, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.89 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Landers who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.53% of the adults in Landers have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Landers in 2018 was $25,235, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,940 for a family of four. However, Landers contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Landers also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.91% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Landers is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Landers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Landers residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Landers also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Landers include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Landers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.