Covina 72 Excellent
Covina Livability #184 ranked city in California#5,355 ranked city in the USARanks better than 81% of areas

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      Living in Covina, CA

      Covina, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 48,539 inhabitants. Covina has a population density of 6,906 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Covina identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 33% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Covina, California could be a good experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. The best areas in Covina and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, crime, commute, health & safety, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the California and national averages.

      Using data and statistics Covina has received a livability score of 72 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 81st percentile when compared to all other cities. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Covina ranks very well for amenities (A+) and employment (A). Unfortunately for Covina, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: cost of living (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, shops, etc., Covina 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.

      Assuming that Covina meets all of your requirements like low crime rates, good schools and great local amenities, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Covina. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Covina are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Covina come in at $415,300, which is 1.5% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Covina, the home price to income ratio is 6.4, which is 0% lower than the California average.

      Covina transportation information

      Statistic Covina California National
      Average one way commute33min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.1%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.5%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.0%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home2.7%5.4%4.6%

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