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San Juan Bautista, CA

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Overview


San Juan Bautista is a very small city located in the state of California. With a population of 2,124 people and just one neighborhood, San Juan Bautista is the 661st largest community in California.

Housing costs in San Juan Bautista 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.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, San Juan Bautista isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in San Juan Bautista are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Juan Bautista is a city of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Juan Bautista who work in management occupations (14.44%), teaching (11.65%), and office and administrative support (7.57%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.20% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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

One downside of living in San Juan Bautista is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In San Juan Bautista, the average commute to work is 36.03 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, San Juan Bautista doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The education level of San Juan Bautista ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in San Juan Bautista, 40.48% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in San Juan Bautista in 2022 was $46,335, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $185,340 for a family of four. However, San Juan Bautista contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

San Juan Bautista is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Juan Bautista home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in San Juan Bautista, accounting for 54.30% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of San Juan Bautista residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in San Juan Bautista include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in San Juan Bautista is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

People

If you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.5% of neighborhoods in CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 3.9% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Portuguese and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 1.0% have Finnish ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 San Juan Bautista 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, 3.8% 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 68.8% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 40.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.2%), and 7.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 72.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (26.1%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 San Juan Bautista, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (34.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report German roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (12.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.4%), among others. In addition, 16.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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