New Cuyama is a tiny town located in the state of California. With a population of 542 people and just one neighborhood, New Cuyama is the 739th largest community in California.
Occupations and Workforce
New Cuyama is a blue-collar town, with 59.89% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, New Cuyama is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Cuyama who work in teaching (13.19%), farm management occupations (12.64%) and maintenance occupations (7.69%).
You will also find that a lot of people in New Cuyama work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.59% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
One downside of living in New Cuyama, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.90 minutes every day commuting to work.