Calexico 61 Below average
Calexico Livability #778 ranked city in California#22,249 ranked city in the USARanks better than 24% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Calexico Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C- Calexico Cost of Living Cost of living is 29% lower than California
991% less expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Calexico cost of living
B- Calexico Crime Total crime is 12% lower than California
Total crime
2,4502% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 412% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-14%Year over year crime is down
Calexico crime
F Calexico Employment Household income is 46% lower than California
Median household income
$34,73437% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$13,36555% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
11%127% higher than the US average
Calexico employment
D Calexico Housing Home value is 60% lower than California
Median home value
$165,30011% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$83912% lower than the US average
Home ownership
51%20% lower than the US average
Calexico real estate or Calexico rentals
F Calexico Schools HS graduation rate is 29% lower than California
High school grad. rates
57%32% lower than the US average
School test scores
15%69% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:132% higher than the US average
Calexico K-12 schools
D- Calexico User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Calexico
Overall user rating
50% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Living in Calexico, CA

      Calexico, California is a medium-sized city with a population of 39,750 residents. With a population density of 4,605 people per square mile, Calexico is well above the nation's average density level. At 81%, the majority of the Calexico population is White; this is followed by 1% Asian and 0% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Calexico are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 95% 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 Calexico residents is 33.

      If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Calexico, California. With useful information like cost of living, education, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Calexico and in the areas around Calexico is a much easier task.

      Calexico has a livability score of 64 out of 100 and is ranked #747 in California and #19,186 in the USA. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Calexico scores well for amenities (A+) and weather (A-). Regrettably for Calexico, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: crime (D), education (F), employment (F) and housing (D).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Calexico, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      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 Calexico is real estate affordability. The median home price for Calexico homes is $165,300, which is 59.6% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Calexico, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.8, which is 25% lower than the California average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Calexico area were 6.1% and 5 year appreciation rates were 10.1%.

      Calexico transportation information

      Average one way commute23min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.2%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.6%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.6%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home6.8%5.4%4.6%

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