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.

A relatively large number of people in Trabuco Canyon telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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, Trabuco Canyon 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, Trabuco Canyon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Trabuco Canyon 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 Trabuco Canyon, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.97 minutes every day commuting to work.

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.