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Mountain Ranch, CA

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Overview


Mountain Ranch is a tiny town located in the state of California. With a population of 223 people and just one neighborhood, Mountain Ranch is the 832nd largest community in California. Much of the housing stock in Mountain Ranch was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Mountain Ranch economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Mountain Ranch, where the median household income is $153,231.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Mountain Ranch is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mountain Ranch is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain Ranch who work in community and social services (50.00%), business and financial occupations (50.00%), and office and administrative support (0.00%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Mountain Ranch’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

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, Mountain Ranch is worth considering.

Mountain Ranch is a very car-oriented town. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Mountain Ranch is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Mountain Ranch has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

Mountain Ranch 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.

Demographics

Mountain Ranch is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.42% of adults in Mountain Ranch have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Mountain Ranch in 2018 was $71,024, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $284,096 for a family of four.

The people who call Mountain Ranch home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mountain Ranch residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Mountain Ranch include Irish, German, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.

The most common language spoken in Mountain Ranch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

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 Mountain Ranch, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

The neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

People

The neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (81.7%) than found in 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, of particular note, 5.9% of the people in the neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Also, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.9% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in California, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in California.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the (26.9%) than in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 21 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 94.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more English and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.9% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 0.6% have Yugoslav ancestry.

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 Mountain Ranch are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 81.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.4% 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, 33.7% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 33.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.2%), and 21.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households. Some people also speak Italian (5.1%).

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 Mountain Ranch, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (24.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.3%), and residents who report Mexican roots (7.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.7%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.

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 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (62.8%) 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 (26.9%) . 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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