Stevenson Ranch is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 18,073 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Stevenson Ranch is the 328th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Stevenson Ranch 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.
Stevenson Ranch is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Stevenson Ranch is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stevenson Ranch who work in management occupations (23.55%), sales jobs (13.77%), and office and administrative support (11.49%).
Of important note, Stevenson Ranch is also a town of artists. Stevenson Ranch has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Stevenson Ranch’s character.
Also of interest is that Stevenson Ranch has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.83% 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.
Because of many things, Stevenson Ranch is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Stevenson Ranch a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Stevenson Ranch has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Stevenson Ranch’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Stevenson Ranch, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.58 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Stevenson Ranch ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Stevenson Ranch, 48.69% 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 Stevenson Ranch in 2010 was $47,057, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,228 for a family of four.
Stevenson Ranch is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Stevenson Ranch home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stevenson Ranch residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Stevenson Ranch also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.80% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stevenson Ranch include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
In addition, Stevenson Ranch has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.79%).
The most common language spoken in Stevenson Ranch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.