Big Bear City, CA

Population: 13,859

Key findings

  • Big Bear City has a Livability Score of 63/100, which is considered below average
  • Big Bear City crime rates are 27% higher than the California average
  • Cost of living in Big Bear City is 19% lower than the California average
  • Big Bear City real estate prices are 44% lower than the California average
  • Rental prices in Big Bear City are 22% lower than the California average

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      Top Rated Schools in Big Bear City

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Chautauqua High (Continuation)8 - 1246n/a
      Baldwin Lane Elementary SchoolKG - 6453n/a
      Big Bear High9 - 12733n/a
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      Big Bear Lake - A Gorgeous Getaway

      Big Bear is extremely beautiful, offering the opportunity to enjoy the winter lifestyle. This is as relaxing as the outdoors will ever get, with gorgeous views of the mountains and outdoor wildlife.

      The air is as fresh as you could ever expect and there are great lodges and restaurants to check out when visiting this region. All four seasons of the year offer a great experience and the ability to get away from the annoying metropolitan areas.

      This could be considered one of the greatest mountain destinations in North America, offering fishing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, and much more! This is a great place for kids to learn about the outdoors with their family, and this will likely become an annual tradition to anyone who visits once.

      The community is extremely kind and caring, and this area is great for tourism during the holidays. There are many village shops that sell collectible items for tourists, and there are nicely lit restaurants at night with fresh food.
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      Source: The Big Bear City, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).