Bell 58 Below average
Bell Livability #695 ranked city in California#20,270 ranked city in the USARanks better than 30% of areas

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      Living in Bell, CA

      Bell, California is a moderately-sized city with a population of 35,927 people. With a population density of 14,368 people per square mile, Bell is well above the nation's average density level. If we look at the most recent Census, Bell is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Bell are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 86% of the population also speak Spanish. If you are a young adult or student, you might be pleased to know that the average age of all Bell residents is 30.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Bell, California could be a great 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. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, cost of living, health & safety, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Bell and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Bell to California and the national average.

      The livability score in Bell is 58 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 30th percentile of all cities across America. This is not a favorable rating; as this score ranks among some of the lowest in America. Living in Bell may not be a pleasant experience. There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Bell. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: amenities (F), cost of living (F) and education (F).

      Being close to public transit, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Bell. 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 Bell are affordable. Median real estate prices in Bell come in at $322,900, which is 21.1% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Bell, the home price to income ratio is 8.3, which is 29.7% higher than the California average.

      Bell transportation information

      Statistic Bell California National
      Average one way commute33min30min27min
      Workers who drive to work75.8%72.1%74.9%
      Workers who carpool11.1%10.0%8.9%
      Workers who take public transit7.3%4.6%4.6%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.8%0.5%
      Workers who walk1.8%2.5%2.6%
      Working from home2.5%8.4%7.3%

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