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Trabuco Canyon, CA
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Living in Trabuco Canyon


Trabuco Canyon is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,020 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Trabuco Canyon is the 753rd 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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Trabuco Canyon is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Trabuco Canyon who work in office and administrative support (25.08%), management occupations (12.38%), and teaching (9.13%).

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: 23.58% 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.

In addition, Trabuco Canyon is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

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.

One downside of living in Trabuco Canyon, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.44 minutes every day commuting to work.

If knowledge is power, Trabuco Canyon is a pretty powerful place. 60.98% of the adults in Trabuco Canyon have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Trabuco Canyon in 2018 was $63,939, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $255,756 for a family of four.

Trabuco Canyon is an extremely 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 22.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Trabuco Canyon include Irish, English, German, Scottish, and Italian.

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