Shingle Springs, CA
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Shingle Springs profile


Living in Shingle Springs


Shingle Springs is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 4,484 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Shingle Springs is the 526th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Shingle Springs 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, Shingle Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Shingle Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shingle Springs is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Shingle Springs who work in office and administrative support (15.62%), computer science and math (11.41%), and sales jobs (10.79%).

Also of interest is that Shingle Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Shingle Springs is also a town of artists. Shingle Springs has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Shingle Springs’s character.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.73% 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.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shingle Springs is worth considering.

One downside of living in Shingle Springs, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.28 minutes every day commuting to work.

The overall education level of Shingle Springs citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.32% of adults in Shingle Springs have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Shingle Springs in 2018 was $46,163, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $184,652 for a family of four. However, Shingle Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Shingle Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shingle Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Shingle Springs include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Shingle Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.