Azusa 65 Good
Azusa Livability #372 ranked city in California#11,768 ranked city in the USARanks better than 59% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Azusa

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Health & Safety

    Poor air quality and the inaccessibility of certain health related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies could have all contributed to the low score in this category.

  • Schools

    Lower than average education levels, poor reading and math scores, as well as the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools could all be factors in the low schools score.

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What's it like Living in Azusa?

Located in the state of California, Azusa is a mid-sized city with a population of 49,584 people. Azusa has a population density of 5,132 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Azusa identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 42% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. With an average age of 30 years old, Azusa could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average. Azusa is very likely to be a great place to live for singles as only 43%, of the population (over fifteen) are classified as married. When traveling to work, spending unnecessary time in your vehicle is not ideal and downright frustrating. Across all of America, the average one way commute time is 26 minutes, unfortunately, living in Azusa offers up a higher than average one way commute time of 30 minutes.

Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Azusa, California could be a good experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. To help you find the best places to live in and around Azusa, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like commute, health & safety, employment, housing and more.

With a livability score of 66/100, Azusa is ranked #9,877 in the United States and #355 in California. There are nine total categories that form the livability score. Azusa ranks well for employment (B) There are some categories that Azusa scores poorly for, including: amenities (D-) and cost of living (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

Being close to public transit, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Azusa. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Azusa are affordable. Median real estate prices in Azusa come in at $438,700, which is 7.2% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Azusa, the home price to income ratio is 6.7, which is 4.7% higher than the California average.

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      Azusa transportation information

      Statistic Azusa California National
      Average one way commute30min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work71.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.0%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk7.4%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home4.6%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Azusa, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).