Mad River is a tiny town located in the state of California. With a population of 401 people and just one neighborhood, Mad River is the 746th largest community in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Mad River isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mad River are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mad River is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mad River who work in teaching (29.94%), office and administrative support (24.84%) and farm management occupations (12.10%).
Another important characteristic of Mad River is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Mad River 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.
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, Mad River is worth considering.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 9.89 minutes getting to work every day.
Mad River is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.