Pine Valley - Mount Laguna is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 2,283 people and just one neighborhood, Pine Valley - Mount Laguna is the 647th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Pine Valley - Mount Laguna 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.
Unlike some towns, Pine Valley - Mount Laguna isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pine Valley - Mount Laguna are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pine Valley - Mount Laguna is a town of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pine Valley - Mount Laguna who work in management occupations (16.41%), sales jobs (9.85%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.95%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.93% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
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, Pine Valley - Mount Laguna has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pine Valley - Mount Laguna a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Pine Valley - Mount Laguna, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Pine Valley - Mount Laguna doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Pine Valley - Mount Laguna are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.52% of adults in Pine Valley - Mount Laguna having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pine Valley - Mount Laguna in 2018 was $38,485, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $153,940 for a family of four. However, Pine Valley - Mount Laguna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pine Valley - Mount Laguna is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pine Valley - Mount Laguna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pine Valley - Mount Laguna residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pine Valley - Mount Laguna also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.37% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pine Valley - Mount Laguna include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Pine Valley - Mount Laguna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, of particular note, 3.2% of the people in the neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
Also, if you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Pine Valley - Mount Laguna is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in CA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in California. If you are considering retiring to California, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 14 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
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 Pine Valley - Mount Laguna are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 33.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.9%), and 12.1% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian and Polish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Pine Valley - Mount Laguna, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (22.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (19.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (13.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.9%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (79.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.