Whitewater is a tiny town located in the state of California. With a population of 859 people and just one neighborhood, Whitewater is the 718th largest community in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Whitewater is a blue-collar town, with 46.23% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Whitewater is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Whitewater who work in farm management occupations (15.08%), food service (14.07%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (12.56%).
Also of interest is that Whitewater 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 Whitewater telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.04% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Whitewater has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Whitewater a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Whitewater is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Whitewater, the average commute to work is 35.92 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Whitewater doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.