Azusa 64 Below average
Azusa Livability #702 ranked city in California#18,320 ranked city in the USARanks better than 37% of areas
A+ Azusa Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Azusa Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% lower than California
13131% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Azusa cost of living
C+ Azusa Crime Total crime is 13% lower than California
Total crime
2,2434% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 454% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
3%Year over year crime is up
Azusa crime
D Azusa Employment Household income is 11% lower than California
Median household income
$56,5692% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$19,43235% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%13% higher than the US average
Azusa employment
D- Azusa Housing Home value is 16% lower than California
Median home value
$342,00085% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,27434% higher than the US average
Home ownership
53%16% lower than the US average
Azusa real estate or Azusa rentals
F Azusa Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than California
High school grad. rates
77%7% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
22:135% higher than the US average
Azusa K-12 schools
B- Azusa User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Azusa
Overall user rating
70% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
62% 3 total surveys
all Azusa poll results

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      Living in Azusa, CA

      Azusa is a moderately-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 48,498 inhabitants. In Azusa, there are 5,022 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of Azusa identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 47% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. With an average age of 29 years old, Azusa could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average.

      Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Azusa could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to look. With useful information like amenities, crime, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Azusa and in the areas around Azusa is a much easier task.

      Using data and statistics Azusa has received a livability score of 64/100. This score is ranked in the 36th percentile when compared to all other cities. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Azusa scores well for amenities (A+) and weather (A). There are some categories that Azusa ranks poorly for, including: cost of living (F), education (F), employment (D) and housing (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Azusa has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Azusa is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Azusa come in at $342,000, which is 16.4% lower 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 6.1, which is 4.7% lower than the California average. Real estate appreciation rates in Azusa are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Azusa homes comes in at 5.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 8.8%.

      Azusa transportation information

      Average one way commute28min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work72.7%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.5%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.4%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk8.2%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home2.6%5.4%4.6%

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