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 93.07% 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 (24.90%), sales jobs (14.21%), and office and administrative support (9.98%).
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: 8.47% 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Stevenson Ranch really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Stevenson Ranch perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Stevenson Ranch, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.14 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Stevenson Ranch. 50.93% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Stevenson Ranch in 2010 was $50,971, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,884 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 14.81% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Stevenson Ranch include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
Stevenson Ranch also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.46%.
The most common language spoken in Stevenson Ranch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.