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A+ Claremont Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Claremont Cost of Living Cost of living is 14% higher than California
Claremont
15858% more expensive than the US average
California
13838% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Claremont cost of living
B- Claremont Crime Total crime is 5% lower than California
Total crime
2,7982% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 362% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Claremont crime
B Claremont Employment Household income is 47% higher than California
Median household income
$94,00570% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$40,74337% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%14% lower than the US average
Claremont employment
D+ Claremont Housing Home value is 42% higher than California
Median home value
$581,100215% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,39947% higher than the US average
Home ownership
66%3% higher than the US average
Claremont real estate or Claremont rentals
C+ Claremont Schools HS graduation rate is 16% higher than California
High school grad. rates
93%12% higher than the US average
School test scores
51%4% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:124% higher than the US average
Claremont K-12 schools or Claremont colleges

Living in Claremont, CA

Located in the state of California, Claremont is a mid-sized city with a population of 35,827 people. At 68%, the majority of the Claremont population is White; this is followed by 16% Asian and 4% Black. Claremont has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 81% of the population is classified as married and 62% have kids.

Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Claremont, California could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, cost of living, education, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Claremont and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Claremont to California and the national average.

Claremont has a livability score of 75 out of 100 and is ranked #215 in California and #5,395 in the USA. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in Claremont could be a great choice! If we check out each of the categories individually, we see that Claremont ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (B), weather (A) and employment (B). On a less positive note, Claremont does not have favorable scores for the following: cost of living (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Claremont, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Claremont: Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Hip Kitty Jazz & Fondue Club, and Claremont Museum of Art.

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 Claremont is real estate affordability. The median home price for Claremont homes is $581,100, which is 42% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Claremont, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.2, which is 3.1% 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 Claremont area were 3% and 5 year appreciation rates were 7.8%.

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Compare Claremont, CA Livability To Other Cities

Best Cities Near Claremont, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
La Cañada Flintridge, CA8528.420,477
San Marino, CA8422.813,324
South Pasadena, CA8325.325,936
Newport Beach, CA8337.186,813
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Laguna Woods, CA8335.416,347
Irvine, CA8231246,992
Rolling Hills, CA8244.21,760
San Pasqual, CA8222.22,017

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I lived in Claremont for a few years and it was a pretty good city to live in. It's between Los Angeles and San Bernadino, plus it has Angeles National Forest directly to the north, so it's in a really good spot.

At first glance, the average cost of a house in Claremont seems really high, but that's really because it is a very desirable city. The job market is strong and geared towards high paying jobs, so the standard of living is high. The crime in Claremont is also a bit lower than the rest of the state so you will feel safer living here too.

The best area in Claremont is the downtown area. I love to read and there are five libraries and even more great cafes to choose from. There's also a lot of little boutique stores you can find a lot of cool and interesting things from. In the summer, it's very fun to walk through the downtown area to feel how lively it is.
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Source: The Claremont, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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