Meadow Vista is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 3,396 people and just one neighborhood, Meadow Vista is the 572nd largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Meadow Vista 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
Meadow Vista is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Meadow Vista is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Meadow Vista who work in management occupations (16.39%), sales jobs (11.97%) and business and financial occupations (7.61%).
Also of interest is that Meadow Vista has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Meadow Vista telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.75% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Meadow Vista is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Meadow Vista a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Meadow Vista has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Meadow Vista’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Meadow Vista, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.12 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.