Culver City

Population: 39,395Median home value: $675,800 70 Ranks better than 58% of areas
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A+ Culver City Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
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F Culver City Cost of Living Cost of living is 24% higher than California
Culver City
17171% more expensive than the US average
California
13838% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Culver City cost of living
F Culver City Crime Total crime is 78% higher than California
Total crime
5,24691% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2091% higher than the US average
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1%Year over year crime is up
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B- Culver City Employment Household income is 29% higher than California
Median household income
$82,00048% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$46,95057% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%3% lower than the US average
Culver City employment
C+ Culver City Housing Home value is 65% higher than California
Median home value
$675,800266% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,67877% higher than the US average
Home ownership
53%16% lower than the US average
Culver City real estate or Culver City rentals
B- Culver City Schools HS graduation rate is 14% higher than California
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
54%10% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:119% higher than the US average
Culver City K-12 schools or Culver City colleges

Living in Culver City, CA

Culver City is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 39,395 residents. With a population density of 7,708 people per square mile, Culver City is well above the nation's average density level. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 73% of the population considered married and 57% with kids under the age of 18, Culver City could be considered a very suitable city for families.

If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a good experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Culver City, California. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, cost of living, weather, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Culver City and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Culver City to California and the national average.

Culver City, CA receives 69/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #430 in California and #12,064 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we see that Culver City ranks very well for amenities (A+), weather (A-), education (B-) and employment (B-). There is at least one category that did not score well in Culver City. The following was graded with a concerning score: crime (F) and cost of living (F).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Culver City has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Sony Pictures Studio Tour, Museum of Jurassic Technology, and Eco Dive Center.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Culver City is actually affordable. The median home price for Culver City homes is $675,800, which is 65.1% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Culver City, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 8.2, which is 28.1% higher than the California average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Culver City were 14.3%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 12.2%.

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Compare Culver City, CA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Culver City, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Verdugo Woodlands, Glendale8215.57,722
Emerald Isle, Glendale8216.4742
Brockmont, Glendale8114.1596
Rossmoyne, Glendale8113.98,294
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
El Miradero, Glendale7913.73,627
Greenbriar, Glendale7914.51,945
Chevy Chase, Glendale7915.64,263
Rancho San Rafael, Glendale7815.2823

Best Cities Near Culver City, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
La Cañada Flintridge, CA8518.120,477
Marina del Rey, CA853.99,782
Hermosa Beach, CA859.719,726
Manhattan Beach, CA84835,573
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
San Marino, CA8418.113,324
Hidden Hills, CA8418.71,573
South Pasadena, CA8315.525,936
Newport Beach, CA8337.986,813

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I enjoyed living in Culver City, there are many positives to living in this area of California. There are great recreational areas, such as biking routes that go on for several miles. There are also scenic parks scattered around the Culver City area and the neighborhood is an acceptable place to live. The weather in California is remarkably nice for the entire year. One of the negatives about living in Culver City is the horrific traffic congestion during rush hours. Culver City is considered a great neighborhood to reside in on the west coast.

Culver City rests close to the beach, as well as the Los Angeles International Airport. The best areas in Culver City are the popular attractions and restaurants available to enjoy, and several great schools for young children or teenagers to attend during the school year. I personally enjoyed visiting the beach and living in Culver City, there are a lot of great things to do in the summertime.
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Source: The Culver City, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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