Topanga, CA

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Topanga Profile


Overview

Topanga is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 8,532 people and just one neighborhood, Topanga is the 435th largest community in California.

Topanga home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Topanga real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Topanga is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Topanga is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Topanga who work in art, media, and design (18.50%), management occupations (18.12%), and sales jobs (14.76%).

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

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.85% 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

In addition, Topanga is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Topanga 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, Topanga really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Topanga 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.

One downside of living in Topanga is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Topanga, the average commute to work is 37.39 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Topanga doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Topanga Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Topanga, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Topanga is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.59% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Topanga in 2010 was $62,434, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $249,736 for a family of four.

Topanga is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Topanga home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Topanga residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Topanga include English, Irish, Russian, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Topanga's cultural character, accounting for 19.05% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Topanga is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Topanga 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Topanga 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Topanga 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

LOS ANGELES UNIFIED


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 75.3% 57.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 67.9% 48.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.5% 8.8%

Educational Expenditures

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SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.6% 57.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.7% 48.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.9% 8.8%

Educational Expenditures

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LAS VIRGENES UNIFIED


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.6% 57.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.2% 48.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 8.8%

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