Lucerne Valley, CA

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Living in Lucerne Valley

Lucerne Valley is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 5,331 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lucerne Valley is the 510th largest community in California.

When you are in Lucerne Valley, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.31% of Lucerne Valley’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Lucerne Valley is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lucerne Valley who work in office and administrative support (10.95%), healthcare suport services (10.64%), and maintenance occupations (6.36%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.00% 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.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Lucerne Valley is worth considering.

In Lucerne Valley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.82 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In Lucerne Valley, just 11.55% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lucerne Valley in 2018 was $18,798, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,192 for a family of four. However, Lucerne Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Lucerne Valley also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.55% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Lucerne Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lucerne Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lucerne Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lucerne Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.98% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lucerne Valley include Irish, German, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Lucerne Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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