Willow Creek is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,710 people and just one neighborhood, Willow Creek is the 651st largest community in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Willow Creek is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Willow Creek is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Willow Creek who work in sales jobs (26.43%), personal care services (9.66%) and food service (8.28%).
A relatively large number of people in Willow Creek telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.20% 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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Willow Creek has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Willow Creek has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Willow Creek than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Willow Creek may be for you.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.57 minutes getting to work every day.