Rancho Santa Margarita Realtor, Rana Zand
Rancho Santa Margarita (RSM) is a good choice for families with children because of several factors: many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other like families. The city’s good public school district, and vast population of college-educated adults provides an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes in RSM, providing areas for children to play, and stability in the community. Finally, Rancho Santa Margarita’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Rancho Santa Margarita is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.22% of adults in RSM have at least a bachelor’s degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor’s degree (or higher). The per capita income in Rancho Santa Margarita in 2010 was $44,509, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,036 for a family of 4. RSM is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 49,324 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Rancho Santa Margarita is the 179th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Rancho Santa Margarita are among some of the highest in the nation, although at the same time, real estate prices here don’t compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities of California (for example just a few miles north of RSM lies the infamous, Newport Coast Properties.
Rancho Santa Margarita is a predominantly white-collar city, with fully 89.90% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, RSM is a city of tech, sales agents, office managers, medical industry professionals, athletes, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in RSM who work in technology (39.34%) management occupations (25.23%), sales jobs (19.92%), and medical industry (15.51%).
Also of interest is that Rancho Santa Margarita has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of places in the US.
RSM’s school District is: Saddleback Unified School District