Trabuco Canyon, CA
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Trabuco Canyon is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 16,746 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Trabuco Canyon is the 342nd largest community in California.

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

Trabuco Canyon is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.88% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Trabuco Canyon is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Trabuco Canyon who work in management occupations (24.26%), sales jobs (19.01%), and business and financial occupations (10.39%).

Also of interest is that Trabuco Canyon 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: 13.50% 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.

Trabuco Canyon is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Trabuco Canyon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Trabuco Canyon, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.97 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

In Trabuco Canyon, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Trabuco Canyon is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Trabuco Canyon, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Trabuco Canyon is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.95% 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 Trabuco Canyon in 2010 was $69,179, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $276,716 for a family of four.

Trabuco Canyon is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Trabuco Canyon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trabuco Canyon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Trabuco Canyon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.32% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Trabuco Canyon include German, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Trabuco Canyon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.