Most Expensive Pacific Grove Neighborhoods
Pacific Grove is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 15,601 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Pacific Grove is the 350th largest community in California.
Pacific Grove home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Pacific Grove real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Pacific Grove is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pacific Grove is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pacific Grove who work in office and administrative support (15.55%), management occupations (14.15%) and teaching (11.95%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Pacific Grove, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Pacific Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Pacific Grove is also a city of artists. Pacific Grove has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Pacific Grove’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Pacific Grove telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.06% 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.
One of the nice things about Pacific Grove is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The citizens of Pacific Grove are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.99% of adults in Pacific Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pacific Grove in 2010 was $46,690, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,760 for a family of four. However, Pacific Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pacific Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pacific Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pacific Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Pacific Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pacific Grove include German, Irish, English, Italian, European and French.
The most common language spoken in Pacific Grove is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|PACIFIC GROVE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,878|
|PACIFIC GROVE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||47.62%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||52.38%|
|TYPE OF PACIFIC GROVE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||63.84%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.92%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.39%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||18.74%|
|SIZE OF PACIFIC GROVE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.14%|
|AGE OF PACIFIC GROVE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.34%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||19.88%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||45.82%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||30.97%|
|PACIFIC GROVE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$986,856|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,964|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $74,000||1.59%|
|$74,001 - $148,000||0.00%|
|$148,001 - $296,000||1.08%|
|$296,001 - $444,000||3.27%|
|$444,001 - $592,000||6.27%|
|$592,001 - $740,000||10.74%|
|$740,001 - $1,110,000||38.87%|
|$1,110,001 - $1,480,000||26.14%|
|PEOPLE OF PACIFIC GROVE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.27%|
|5 TO 17||11.31%|
|18 TO 24||6.39%|
|25 TO 34||13.19%|
|35 TO 54||23.63%|
|55 TO 64||18.52%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||22.69%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.38%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$70,230|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$46,690|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.82%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (15.28%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.33%)
Public Service (6.68%)
Real estate (3.24%)
Information Technology (2.26%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.88%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.28%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.54%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.12%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.43%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.29%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (86.62%)
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