Livability Score

52
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities F

There are not many amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) F
Desert Center Cafe
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (0) F
Food and Drink (0) F
Fitness (1) F
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Groceries (0) F
Parks (0) F
Edmund C Jaeger Nature Sanctuary
Park
Shops (1) F
McGoo's Market
Convenience Store
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commute B-

Of all people who commute, 2.0% take public transportation in Desert Center.
Public Transit Stops (1)
Stops & Stations
D-
Desert Center Post Office
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
2.0%
F
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cost of living C

The cost of living in Desert Center is 89/100 - which is 36% lower than California.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
C
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
F
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crime F

Desert Center crime rates are 4,454 per 100k, which is 57% higher than California
Property Crime
3,670 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
783 crimes per 100k
F
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employment D

The median income in Desert Center is $33,750 - which is 47% lower than California.
Med. Household Income
$33,750
F
Unemployment Rate
0.0%
A+
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health F

There are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,
Health & Safety (1)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
F
Riverside County Fire Department Station #49
Fire Station
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing C+

Desert Center home prices are $112,300 - which is 73% lower than California
Home Price
$112,300
F
Home Appreciation Rate
3%
F
Home Affordability
3.3x (home price to income ratio)
B+
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schools D+

The Desert Center graduation rate is 80% - which is equal to California
School Test Scores
30%
High School Grad. Rates
80%
A
Elementary Schools (1) F
High Schools (0) F
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ratings N/A

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Desert Center Area Facts

  • Desert Center has a Livability Score of 52/100, which is considered poor
  • Desert Center crime rates are 57% higher than the California average
  • Cost of living in Desert Center is 36% lower than the California average
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F Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Desert Center? Well, there are not many amenities close to this location.

Parks

Edmund C Jaeger Nature Sanctuary

Entertainment

Food & Drink

F Commute

Is public transit available in Desert Center? Of all people who commute, 2.0% take public transportation in Desert Center.
Drive to Work
47%

29% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
2%

3% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
4%

1% higher than the US average

F Health & Safety

Is Desert Center a healthy and safe place to live? No, there are not many hospitals, police and fire stations,

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Pharmacies

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