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Living In San Carlos, CA

A small city located in California, San Carlos has a population of just over 30,000. Middle-aged professionals should fit right in, as they account for an above-average portion of the population, while young adults are less well-represented. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 72% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs may play a role, as the average rent of $1,850 per month is higher than the state average.

San Carlos has a high number of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 18% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. In addition, 25% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Many San Carlos residents work in one of four industries: scientific, manufacturing, healthcare, and education. Combined, these industries account for 27% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 13% of residents work in management, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of around $145,000, San Carlos workers take home more than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.

San Carlos residents have an average commute of about 32 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transportation is used by just 4% of the population. A small percentage of residents walk to work.

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