Avocado Heights 56 Below average
Avocado Heights Livability #807 ranked city in California#22,346 ranked city in the USARanks better than 23% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Avocado Heights

  • Commute

    High commute scores indicates that public transit should be easily accessible in this area and the average commute time to work is less than average.

  • Employment

    The combination of higher than average median home income, income per capita and low unemployment rates results in a score that is well above average in the employment category.

  • Ratings

    Local residents have positive things to say about the proximity of restaurants, grocery stores, parks, public transit, friendliness of neighbors, sense of community and overall safety of the area.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Cost Of Living

    Based on the most recent cost of living data, this area is more expensive to live in. You can expect to pay more for everyday goods and services, housing, groceries and utilities.

  • Crime

    This area is reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people and could signify that it is a dangerous place to live. Crime rates include both violent and property crimes.

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What's it like Living in Avocado Heights?

Avocado Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 13,836 people. Avocado Heights has a population density of 6,148 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Avocado Heights identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 60% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Something to be aware of when living in Avocado Heights are the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 33 minutes, this comes in much higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

Are you trying to decide if living in Avocado Heights is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a positive experience before relocating to any new city in California, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Several key factors deserve attention. For one, safety is paramount, ensuring that your new area is low in crime is key. Proximity to workplaces or schools minimizes commute times and fosters convenience. Access to essential amenities like parks, grocery stores, food, fitness, shops and healthcare facilities enhances daily life. Efficient public transportation options provide mobility and connectivity. The sense of community creates a welcoming and supportive environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere, encompassing the vibe, aesthetics, and lifestyle offerings, contributes to a fulfilling living experience. Considering these elements helps identify the ideal neighborhood for your needs and preferences. To help you find the best places to live in and around Avocado Heights, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like cost of living, commute, education, employment, housing and more.

The livability score in Avocado Heights is 56/100 and the city is ranked in the 28th percentile of all cities across America. This is a poor rating when compared to the average of other places in the country. Based on the scores for each individual category, Avocado Heights has been rewarded with high marks for employment (A). There is at least one category that did not score well in Avocado Heights. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: amenities (F), crime (D-), cost of living (F) and education (D).

Avocado Heights 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 Avocado Heights. Median real estate prices in Avocado Heights come in at $532,800, which is 30.2% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Avocado Heights, the home price to income ratio is 6.5, which is 1.6% higher than the California average.

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      Avocado Heights transportation information

      Statistic Avocado Heights California National
      Average one way commute33min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.4%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.5%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.1%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home2.9%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Avocado Heights, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).