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Valley Center is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 9,633 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Valley Center is the 421st largest community in California.
Housing costs in Valley Center 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.
Valley Center is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Valley Center is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Valley Center who work in office and administrative support (14.06%), sales jobs (13.27%) and management occupations (10.37%).
Also of interest is that Valley Center 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: 7.56% 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.
Because of many things, Valley Center is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Valley Center a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Valley Center has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Valley Center’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Valley Center is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Valley Center, the average commute to work is 32.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Valley Center is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.59% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Valley Center in 2010 was $31,746, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $126,984 for a family of four. However, Valley Center contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Valley Center is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Valley Center home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Valley Center residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Valley Center also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.69% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Valley Center include English, Irish, German, Italian, Norwegian and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Valley Center is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|VALLEY CENTER INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,034|
|VALLEY CENTER HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||83.54%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||16.47%|
|TYPE OF VALLEY CENTER HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||88.17%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.45%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.89%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF VALLEY CENTER HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||9.48%|
|AGE OF VALLEY CENTER HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||26.55%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||54.99%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||16.91%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.55%|
|VALLEY CENTER REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$594,497|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,058|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $67,000||3.49%|
|$67,001 - $135,000||1.33%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||4.16%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||4.39%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||25.17%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||28.58%|
|$675,001 - $1,012,000||29.71%|
|$1,012,001 - $1,349,000||2.67%|
|PEOPLE OF VALLEY CENTER||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.14%|
|5 TO 17||19.77%|
|18 TO 24||8.57%|
|25 TO 34||11.99%|
|35 TO 54||25.18%|
|55 TO 64||19.08%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.25%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||83.83%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$85,176|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,746|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.20%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Construction (14.34%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.64%)
Public Service (7.00%)
Information Technology (2.06%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.36%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||3.54%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.72%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||8.49%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.89%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||19.69%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (15.32%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (76.90%)
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