Apple Valley, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 71,455 inhabitants. The majority of Apple Valley residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Apple Valley are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 14% of the population also speak Spanish. Apple Valley is known to be family friendly as more than 70% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 62% of residents also have children under the age of 18.
Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Apple Valley could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to search. To help you find the best places to live in and around Apple Valley, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, education, housing and more.
Using data and statistics Apple Valley has received a livability score of 63 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 31st percentile when compared to all other cities. For each of the livability categories, we know that Apple Valley ranks very well for amenities (A-) and weather (B). On a more negative note, Apple Valley does not have favorable ranks for the following: cost of living (D-), education (F) and employment (D-). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.
Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Apple Valley, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.
Apple Valley real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Apple Valley. The median home price for Apple Valley homes is $194,100, which is 52.6% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Apple Valley, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.1, which is 35.9% lower than the California average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Apple Valley will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Apple Valley, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 7.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 11.9%.
|Average one way commute||31min||28min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||77.0%||73.5%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||13.9%||10.6%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||0.9%||5.2%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.1%||1.1%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||1.7%||2.7%||2.8%|
|Working from home||5.3%||5.4%||4.6%|
|Airports (within 30 miles of city center)||0n/a||27||354|
|Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (3)||134||711|