Located in the state of California, Camarillo is a medium-sized city with a population of 66,630 people. Camarillo has a population density of 3,386 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If we look at the most recent Census, Camarillo is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Camarillo might be a good fit as 81% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 62% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.
Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Camarillo could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to look. To help you find the best places to live in and around Camarillo, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, education, housing and more.
With a livability score of 74/100, Camarillo is ranked #5,582 in the United States and #221 in California. Based on the rankings for each individual category, Camarillo has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A-), weather (A) and employment (B). There are some categories that Camarillo scores poorly for, including: cost of living (F) and housing (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.
Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Camarillo has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Camarillo Premium Outlets, WWII Aviation Museum, and Channel Islands Aviation.
Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Camarillo gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 158 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.
Camarillo 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 Camarillo. Median real estate prices in Camarillo come in at $493,800, which is 20.6% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Camarillo, the home price to income ratio is 5.6, which is 12.5% lower than the California average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Camarillo were 4.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.8%.
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