Nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills on the crossroads of commercial connectivity, Tehachapi boasts a family friendly, business-growth oriented, convenient and healthy environment. Population within the city limits is approximately 13,000, and there are an estimated 37,000 individuals living in the greater Tehachapi region, giving this mountain community its small town-feel, with all of the amenities of a big city.
Perched above California’s high desert hotbed of aerospace innovation, mineral mining, and renewable energy jobs, the Tehachapi region is filled with a highly-skilled and educated workforce.
Tehachapi benefits from a broad range of industries and close proximity to major employment centers. NASA, Virgin Galactic, Scaled Composites, Rio Tinto/US Borax, World Wind and Solar, Grimmway Farms and many other major employers call the region around Tehachapi their home. This diverse set of industries allows Tehachapi to maintain one of the lowest unemployment rates in Central and Southern California.
Tehachapi offers another perfect solution for both employers and employees. A low cost of living and a wholesome, family-friendly environment are the perfect balance for individuals of every age and income level. With three California Distinguished Schools and great public safety records, parents will be pleased to raise their children in our great mountain community.
All of these factors allow employers and their workforce to enjoy a comfortable and rewarding lifestyle. High median incomes and high percentages of home ownership are clear indicators that Tehachapi residents are leveraging our healthy economic climate for greater piece of mind.
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