Apple Valley 63 Below average
Apple Valley Livability #668 ranked city in California#20,599 ranked city in the USARanks better than 29% of areas
A- Apple Valley Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- Apple Valley Cost of Living Cost of living is 22% lower than California
Apple Valley
11010% more expensive than the US average
14141% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Apple Valley cost of living
D+ Apple Valley Crime Total crime is 30% lower than California
Total crime
1,95022% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5222% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
Apple Valley crime
D- Apple Valley Employment Household income is 26% lower than California
Median household income
$47,43314% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$23,64821% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%41% higher than the US average
Apple Valley employment
D+ Apple Valley Housing Home value is 53% lower than California
Median home value
$194,1005% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9551% higher than the US average
Home ownership
64%1% higher than the US average
Apple Valley real estate or Apple Valley rentals
F Apple Valley Schools HS graduation rate is 2% higher than California
High school grad. rates
81%2% lower than the US average
School test scores
31%37% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
22:137% higher than the US average
Apple Valley K-12 schools
B- Apple Valley User Ratings There are a total of 20 ratings in Apple Valley
Overall user rating
70% 20 total ratings
User reviews rating
57% 3 total reviews
User surveys rating
76% 17 total surveys
all Apple Valley poll results

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      Living in Apple Valley, CA

      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%.

      Apple Valley transportation information

      StatisticApple ValleyCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute31min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.0%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool13.9%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.9%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.7%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.3%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Apple Valley, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).