Shingletown, CA


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Living in Shingletown

Shingletown is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 2,302 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shingletown is the 614th largest community in California.

Shingletown is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shingletown is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shingletown who work in management occupations (21.10%), office and administrative support (16.28%), and healthcare (15.45%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.45% 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.

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, Shingletown has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shingletown a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Shingletown is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Shingletown, the average commute to work is 30.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Shingletown does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Shingletown are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.94% of adults in Shingletown having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Shingletown in 2010 was $23,742, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,968 for a family of four. However, Shingletown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Shingletown is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Shingletown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shingletown residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Shingletown include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Shingletown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Korean.

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