San Clemente is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 63,896 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, San Clemente is the 142nd largest community in California.
San Clemente home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but San Clemente real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that San Clemente has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in San Clemente telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.56% 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 San Clemente 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.
If knowledge is power, San Clemente is a pretty powerful place. 51.15% of the adults in San Clemente have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in San Clemente in 2018 was $64,485, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,940 for a family of four.
San Clemente is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Clemente home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of San Clemente residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. San Clemente also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Clemente include English, German, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in San Clemente is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.