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A+ Baldwin Park Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Baldwin Park Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than California
Baldwin Park
13030% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Baldwin Park cost of living
D+ Baldwin Park Crime Total crime is 23% lower than California
Total crime
2,18615% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4615% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Baldwin Park crime
D- Baldwin Park Employment Household income is 16% lower than California
Median household income
$53,6513% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,44045% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%16% higher than the US average
Baldwin Park employment
D- Baldwin Park Housing Home value is 19% lower than California
Median home value
$333,50081% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,27735% higher than the US average
Home ownership
57%10% lower than the US average
Baldwin Park real estate or Baldwin Park rentals
F Baldwin Park Schools HS graduation rate is 22% lower than California
High school grad. rates
62%25% lower than the US average
School test scores
28%44% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
27:169% higher than the US average
Baldwin Park K-12 schools or Baldwin Park colleges

Living in Baldwin Park, CA

Baldwin Park, California is a medium-sized city with a population of 76,511 residents. With a population density of 11,538 people per square mile, Baldwin Park is well above the nation's average density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Baldwin Park identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 66% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language.

Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Baldwin Park could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to search. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Baldwin Park and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Baldwin Park to California and the national average.

Using data and statistics Baldwin Park has received a livability score of 63 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 32nd percentile when compared to all other cities. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Baldwin Park scores well for amenities (A+) and weather (A+). There are some categories that Baldwin Park ranks poorly for, including: cost of living (F), education (F), employment (D-) and housing (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Baldwin Park on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Baldwin Park is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Baldwin Park come in at $333,500, which is 18.5% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Baldwin Park, the home price to income ratio is 6.2, which is 3.1% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Baldwin Park area were 6.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9.6%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

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Compare Baldwin Park, CA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Baldwin Park, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Scholl Canyon, Glendale7613.6785
South Arroyo, Pasadena7211.99,903
East Central, Pasadena709.820,408
North East, Pasadena6885,104
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
West Central, Pasadena6610.720,747
Mid Central, Pasadena669.37,931
South, Pasadena661023,342
South East, Pasadena658.38,668

Best Cities Near Baldwin Park, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
La Cañada Flintridge, CA8515.820,477
Marina del Rey, CA8528.79,782
Hermosa Beach, CA8528.619,726
Manhattan Beach, CA8427.835,573
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
San Marino, CA848.613,324
South Pasadena, CA8310.825,936
Newport Beach, CA8332.186,813
Laguna Woods, CA8335.316,347

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Baldwin Park: A Decent Place Before Dark

I have traveled to Baldwin Park a few times to visit friends in the past year. In all honesty, the city is not a place I would ever want to live. With sky-high rates of violent crimes such as rape and assault coupled with high rates of home burglaries and car theft, the thought of living there is not very enticing. Nearly every week I hear something bad about Baldwin Park on the news. I have lived in Los Angeles for several years and know two people who have lived there for 8 years and detest the city. Real estate rates are reasonable, but the risk of crime isn't worth living there to most.

Although the city of Baldwin Park is not an ideal place to live, it certainly isn't a bad place for a day trip. Most of the crimes that take place in Baldwin Park occur after dark and are concentrated to residential areas. There is a phenomenal Mexican dining venue there called the Guadalajara Grill in the Town Center area. The food is scrumptious and the staff are friendly and fun. Also of interest is the Baldwin Park Performing Arts Center for daytime activities.
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Source: The Baldwin Park, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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