Calabasas, CA

Calabasas profile

Living in Calabasas

Calabasas is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 23,853 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Calabasas is the 291st largest community in California.

Calabasas home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Calabasas real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Calabasas is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.57% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Calabasas is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Calabasas who work in management occupations (16.84%), sales jobs (15.51%), and office and administrative support (11.65%).

Of important note, Calabasas is also a city of artists. Calabasas has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Calabasas’s character.

Also of interest is that Calabasas has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.59% 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.

One downside of living in Calabasas is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Calabasas, the average commute to work is 32.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Calabasas, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Calabasas is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.64% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Calabasas in 2018 was $74,961, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $299,844 for a family of four.

Calabasas is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Calabasas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Calabasas residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Calabasas include Irish, Iranian, English, German, and Russian.

In addition, Calabasas has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.27%).

The most common language spoken in Calabasas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Persian and Spanish.