Point Mugu is a tiny town located in the state of California. With a population of 58 people and just one neighborhood, Point Mugu is the 762nd largest community in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Point Mugu is a military town: the armed forces employs 69.51% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing of the civilian workforce respectively.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.85% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Point Mugu is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Point Mugu to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.
Point Mugu’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Point Mugu has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Point Mugu has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Point Mugu than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Point Mugu may be for you.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 8.59 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small town, Point Mugu doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.