Apple Valley is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 73,453 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Apple Valley is the 115th largest community in California.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Apple Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Apple Valley is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Apple Valley who work in sales jobs (11.80%), office and administrative support (11.39%), and management occupations (7.97%).
In Apple Valley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.45 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Apple Valley who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.94% of the adults in Apple Valley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Apple Valley in 2018 was $25,457, 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 $101,828 for a family of four. However, Apple Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Apple Valley is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Apple Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Apple Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Apple Valley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 38.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Apple Valley include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Apple Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.