Coachella 54 Poor
Coachella Livability #1,167 ranked city in California#26,928 ranked city in the USARanks better than 8% of areas
D Coachella Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D Coachella Cost of Living Cost of living is 24% lower than California
1077% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Coachella cost of living
B- Coachella Crime Total crime is 21% lower than California
Total crime
2,19412% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4612% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-19%Year over year crime is down
Coachella crime
F Coachella Employment Household income is 43% lower than California
Median household income
$36,12435% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$12,84657% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
12%159% higher than the US average
Coachella employment
D- Coachella Housing Home value is 61% lower than California
Median home value
$161,40013% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$8956% lower than the US average
Home ownership
65%2% higher than the US average
Coachella real estate or Coachella rentals
F Coachella Schools HS graduation rate is 38% lower than California
High school grad. rates
49%41% lower than the US average
School test scores
14%72% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:133% higher than the US average
Coachella K-12 schools
C+ Coachella User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Coachella
Overall user rating
66% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
67% 3 total reviews
User surveys rating
65% 2 total surveys
all Coachella poll results

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      Living in Coachella, CA

      Located in the state of California, Coachella is a moderately-sized city with a population of 43,826 people. More than a quarter of the residents of Coachella identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 88% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. With an average age of 29 years old, Coachella could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average.

      If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Coachella, California. To help you find the best places to live in and around Coachella, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like cost of living, weather, housing and more.

      Coachella, CA receives 54 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #1,313 in California and #27,542 in the USA. This is not a favorable rating; as this score ranks among some of the lowest in America. Living in Coachella may not be a pleasant experience. Something also worth noting is that Coachella ranks among some of the lowest scoring cities in the USA, with more than 90% of cities obtaining a higher score. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Coachella ranks well for weather (A-). There are some categories that Coachella does not rank well for, including: amenities (D), education (F), employment (F) and housing (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

      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 Coachella is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Coachella come in at $161,400, which is 60.6% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Coachella, the home price to income ratio is 4.5, which is 29.7% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Coachella area were 5.5% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 13.9%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Coachella transportation information

      Average one way commute22min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work83.6%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.5%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.8%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home2.6%5.4%4.6%

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