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Lytle Creek, CA

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Overview


Lytle Creek is a tiny town located in the state of California. With a population of 725 people and just one neighborhood, Lytle Creek is the 778th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Lytle Creek 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.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lytle Creek is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lytle Creek is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lytle Creek who work in sales jobs (37.54%), management occupations (12.00%), and teaching (9.54%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lytle Creek has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lytle Creek a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Lytle Creek, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 41.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Demographics

The percentage of adults in Lytle Creek who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.94% of the adults in Lytle Creek have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lytle Creek in 2018 was $29,229, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,916 for a family of four. However, Lytle Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lytle Creek is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lytle Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lytle Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lytle Creek also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.66% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lytle Creek include Irish, French, English, Italian, and German.

The most common language spoken in Lytle Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lytle Creek, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

People

If you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.0% of neighborhoods in CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 7.7% have French ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Lytle Creek are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 32.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 45.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 30.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.8%), and 10.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Lytle Creek, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (14.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.1%), and residents who report German roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (9.2%), among others. In addition, 12.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (86.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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