Arcata 62 Below average
Arcata Livability #720 ranked city in California#21,390 ranked city in the USARanks better than 26% of areas
A+ Arcata Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Arcata Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% lower than California
12626% more expensive than the US average
14141% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Arcata cost of living
D- Arcata Crime Total crime is 33% higher than California
Total crime
3,69348% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2848% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
Arcata crime
F Arcata Employment Household income is 51% lower than California
Median household income
$31,18044% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$20,24532% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
10%116% higher than the US average
Arcata employment
F Arcata Housing Home value is 21% lower than California
Median home value
$322,70075% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$8877% lower than the US average
Home ownership
35%45% lower than the US average
Arcata real estate or Arcata rentals
C Arcata Schools HS graduation rate is 14% higher than California
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
49%1% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:124% higher than the US average
Arcata K-12 schools
B- Arcata User Ratings There are a total of 14 ratings in Arcata
Overall user rating
71% 14 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
67% 13 total surveys
all Arcata poll results

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      Arcata transportation information

      Average one way commute17min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work58.7%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.4%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.9%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle5.4%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk15.0%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home4.5%5.4%4.6%

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