Delano 54 Poor
Delano Livability #1,154 ranked city in California#26,815 ranked city in the USARanks better than 8% of areas
A- Delano Amenities Some amenities close to this location
D- Delano Cost of Living Cost of living is 24% lower than California
1077% more expensive than the US average
14141% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Delano cost of living
C- Delano Crime Total crime is 10% lower than California
Total crime
2,496equal to the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 41equal to the US average
Year-over-year crime
-21%Year over year crime is down
Delano crime
F Delano Employment Household income is 43% lower than California
Median household income
$36,26534% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$11,25562% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%59% higher than the US average
Delano employment
D+ Delano Housing Home value is 61% lower than California
Median home value
$160,70013% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$78617% lower than the US average
Home ownership
56%12% lower than the US average
Delano real estate or Delano rentals
F Delano Schools HS graduation rate is 36% lower than California
High school grad. rates
51%39% lower than the US average
School test scores
29%41% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
22:139% higher than the US average
Delano K-12 schools
F Delano User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Delano
Overall user rating
38% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
33% 3 total reviews
User surveys rating
70% 1 total surveys
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      Living in Delano, CA

      Delano, California is a moderately-sized city with a population of 52,538 inhabitants. In Delano, there are 3,673 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. According to the most recent Census, 72% of Delano residents are White, 12% Asian and 4% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Delano are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 67% of the population also speak Spanish. The median age of all Delano residents is 29, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for young singles.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Delano, California could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. With useful information like cost of living, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Delano and in the areas around Delano is a much easier task.

      Delano, CA receives 60 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #991 in California and #23,256 in the USA. This score ranks well below the United States average. With such a low livability score, it might be worth investigating a little further. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Delano scores well for amenities (A-) and weather (A-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Delano. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: crime (F), education (F) and employment (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Delano 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 Delano meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Delano. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Delano are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Delano come in at $160,700, which is 60.7% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Delano, the home price to income ratio is 4.4, which is 31.3% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Delano area were 4.5% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9.9%. 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.

      Delano transportation information

      Average one way commute18min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.0%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool18.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.3%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home0.7%5.4%4.6%

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