Ceres 63 Below average
Ceres Livability #834 ranked city in California#21,196 ranked city in the USARanks better than 27% of areas
A+ Ceres Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D- Ceres Cost of Living Cost of living is 22% lower than California
1099% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Ceres cost of living
C- Ceres Crime Total crime is 14% lower than California
Total crime
2,2195% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 465% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-20%Year over year crime is down
Ceres crime
F Ceres Employment Household income is 22% lower than California
Median household income
$49,51810% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$18,71537% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
9%96% higher than the US average
Ceres employment
C- Ceres Housing Home value is 56% lower than California
Median home value
$180,2002% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0399% higher than the US average
Home ownership
60%6% lower than the US average
Ceres real estate or Ceres rentals
F Ceres Schools HS graduation rate is 20% lower than California
High school grad. rates
64%23% 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
Ceres K-12 schools
C- Ceres User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Ceres
Overall user rating
62% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
57% 4 total surveys
all Ceres poll results

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      Living in Ceres, CA

      Ceres is a moderately-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 47,231 residents. Ceres has a population density of 5,048 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Ceres identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 48% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Ceres tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 30 is far below the national average.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in Ceres is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great 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. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, weather, education, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Ceres and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Ceres to California and the national average.

      With a livability score of 66/100, Ceres is ranked #16,279 in the United States and #593 in California. For each of the livability categories, we see that Ceres ranks very well for amenities (A+) and weather (B+). There are some categories that Ceres scores poorly for, including: cost of living (D), education (F) and employment (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Ceres, 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 Ceres is real estate affordability. The median home price for Ceres homes is $180,200, which is 56% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Ceres, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 43.8% lower than the California average. Real estate appreciation rates in Ceres 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 Ceres homes comes in at 9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 14.2%.

      Ceres transportation information

      Average one way commute28min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.1%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.6%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.9%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.5%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home1.9%5.4%4.6%

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