Coronado 79 Exceptional
Coronado Livability #96 ranked city in California#3,961 ranked city in the USARanks better than 86% of areas
A+ Coronado Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Coronado Cost of Living Cost of living is 81% higher than California
253153% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Coronado cost of living
A+ Coronado Crime Total crime is 43% lower than California
Total crime
1,57737% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6437% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
16%Year over year crime is up
Coronado crime
A- Coronado Employment Household income is 45% higher than California
Median household income
$92,41367% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$51,67473% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%48% lower than the US average
Coronado employment
F Coronado Housing Home value is 226% higher than California
Median home value
$1,332,500621% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$2,268139% higher than the US average
Home ownership
49%23% lower than the US average
Coronado real estate or Coronado rentals
A+ Coronado Schools HS graduation rate is 22% higher than California
High school grad. rates
97%17% higher than the US average
School test scores
67%36% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
22:139% higher than the US average
Coronado K-12 schools
A Coronado User Ratings There are a total of 15 ratings in Coronado
Overall user rating
82% 15 total ratings
User reviews rating
55% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
92% 13 total surveys
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      Living in Coronado, CA

      Coronado is a moderately-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 24,852 inhabitants. In Coronado, there are 3,134 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. At 89%, the majority of the Coronado population is White; this is followed by 4% Black and 3% Asian. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 85% of the population considered married and 63% with kids under the age of 18, Coronado could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Coronado 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 Coronado, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, housing and more.

      Coronado, CA receives 80 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #78 in California and #1,788 in the USA. Compared to the United States average, Coronado ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! This city is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Coronado scores well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), weather (A+), education (A+) and employment (A-). There are some categories that Coronado scores poorly for, including: cost of living (F) and housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Coronado on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Coronado: Coronado Island, Coronado Municipal Beach, and Silver Strand State Beach.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 110 crimes per 100,000 residents, Coronado has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Coronado have a test score average of 67%, which is well above the US average.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Coronado is actually affordable. The median home price for Coronado homes is $1,332,500, which is 225.6% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Coronado, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 14.4, which is 125% higher than the California average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Coronado will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Coronado, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 2.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5%.

      Coronado transportation information

      Average one way commute19min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work56.2%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool4.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle5.5%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk10.5%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home20.0%5.4%4.6%

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