Yucca Valley, CA

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Living in Yucca Valley

Yucca Valley is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 21,652 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Yucca Valley is the 303rd largest community in California.

Yucca Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Yucca Valley is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Yucca Valley who work in sales jobs (12.40%), office and administrative support (11.42%), and management occupations (9.72%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.30% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

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, Yucca Valley has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Yucca Valley a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Yucca Valley has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Yucca Valley has quite a high level of public transit users. Yucca Valley’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.

The citizens of Yucca Valley are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.61% of adults in Yucca Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Yucca Valley in 2010 was $22,023, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,092 for a family of four. However, Yucca Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Yucca Valley is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Yucca Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yucca Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Yucca Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.23% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Yucca Valley include Irish, English, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Yucca Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.

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