Yucca Valley is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 21,748 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Yucca Valley is the 303rd largest community in California.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Yucca Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Yucca Valley is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Yucca Valley who work in office and administrative support (11.93%), sales jobs (11.53%), and management occupations (8.58%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Yucca Valley. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Yucca Valley rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.81% of adults 25 and older in Yucca Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Yucca Valley in 2010 was $23,966, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,864 for a family of four. However, Yucca Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Yucca Valley is an extremely 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 18.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Yucca Valley include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Yucca Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.