Pioneer is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,080 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pioneer is the 704th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Pioneer 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pioneer is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pioneer is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pioneer who work in sales jobs (14.47%), management occupations (10.85%), and office and administrative support (9.15%).
Also of interest is that Pioneer has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, Pioneer has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pioneer a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Despite being a small town, Pioneer has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of adults in Pioneer with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.83% of adults in Pioneer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pioneer in 2010 was $31,361, which is upper middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,444 for a family of four. However, Pioneer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pioneer is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pioneer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pioneer residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Pioneer also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.04% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pioneer include Irish, German, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Pioneer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.