Baldwin Park 66 Good
Baldwin Park Livability #342 ranked city in California#10,735 ranked city in the USARanks better than 63% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Baldwin Park

  • 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.

  • 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 Baldwin Park?

Located in the state of California, Baldwin Park is a mid-sized city with a population of 75,659 residents. In Baldwin Park, there are 11,408 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of Baldwin Park identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 62% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Long, unnecessary commutes can be both frustrating and inconvenient when heading to work. Nationwide, the average one-way commute time takes 26 minutes, but regrettably, residing in Baldwin Park entails a longer-than-average one-way commute time, averaging 33 minutes.

Without the right tools, moving to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Baldwin Park, California could be a good experience for anyone who puts in the effort 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. With useful information like amenities, crime, commute, health & safety, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Baldwin Park and in the areas around Baldwin Park is a much easier task.

Baldwin Park has a livability score of 69/100 and is ranked #264 in California and #6,920 in the USA. There are nine total categories that generate the livability score. Baldwin Park ranks well for crime (A-) and employment (B+) There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Baldwin Park. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: cost of living (F).

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 attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Baldwin Park is actually affordable. The median home price for Baldwin Park homes is $436,800, which is 6.7% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Baldwin Park, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.4, which is 0% lower than the California average.

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      Baldwin Park transportation information

      Statistic Baldwin Park California National
      Average one way commute33min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work75.2%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.9%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.9%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.2%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.5%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Baldwin Park, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).