Phelan is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 14,773 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Phelan is the 356th largest community in California.
Phelan is a blue-collar town, with 43.33% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Phelan is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Phelan who work in sales jobs (9.44%), management occupations (9.31%), and office and administrative support (8.23%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Phelan has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Phelan a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Phelan, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.38 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The population of Phelan has a very low overall level of education: only 7.74% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Phelan in 2010 was $22,355, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,420 for a family of four. However, Phelan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Phelan is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Phelan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Phelan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Phelan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Phelan include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Phelan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.