Bellflower 63 Below average
Bellflower Livability #792 ranked city in California#20,179 ranked city in the USARanks better than 31% of areas
A+ Bellflower Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Bellflower Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than California
13030% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Bellflower cost of living
D- Bellflower Crime Total crime is 9% higher than California
Total crime
2,81020% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3620% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
18%Year over year crime is up
Bellflower crime
D Bellflower Employment Household income is 21% lower than California
Median household income
$50,7048% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$21,52728% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%9% higher than the US average
Bellflower employment
D+ Bellflower Housing Home value is 10% lower than California
Median home value
$367,30099% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,19526% higher than the US average
Home ownership
39%39% lower than the US average
Bellflower real estate or Bellflower rentals
F Bellflower Schools HS graduation rate is 6% lower than California
High school grad. rates
75%9% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:133% higher than the US average
Bellflower K-12 schools
B- Bellflower User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Bellflower
Overall user rating
70% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
73% 7 total surveys
all Bellflower poll results

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      Living in Bellflower, CA

      Bellflower is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 77,687 residents. In Bellflower, there are 12,698 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of Bellflower identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 42% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. With an average age of 33 years old, Bellflower could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average.

      Are you trying to decide if living in Bellflower is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a fulfilling experience before relocating to any new city in California, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. With useful information like crime, cost of living, education, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Bellflower and in the areas around Bellflower is a much easier task.

      Bellflower has a livability score of 64 out of 100 and is ranked #749 in California and #19,201 in the USA. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Bellflower has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+) and weather (A+). Bellflower does not fare well for the following: crime (D-), cost of living (F), education (F) and employment (D). It might be a good idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Bellflower 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.

      Bellflower real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Bellflower. The median home price for Bellflower homes is $367,300, which is 10.3% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Bellflower, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 7.2, which is 12.5% higher than the California average. Real estate appreciation rates in Bellflower 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 Bellflower homes comes in at 3.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 8.4%.

      Bellflower transportation information

      Average one way commute29min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.6%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.1%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.1%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.8%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.1%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home2.2%5.4%4.6%

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