Dublin 82 Exceptional
Dublin Livability #51 ranked city in California#2,160 ranked city in the USARanks better than 92% of areas
A+ Dublin Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Dublin Cost of Living Cost of living is 34% higher than California
18787% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Dublin cost of living
A- Dublin Crime Total crime is 42% lower than California
Total crime
1,48737% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6837% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-28%Year over year crime is down
Dublin crime
A Dublin Employment Household income is 101% higher than California
Median household income
$128,403132% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$50,88971% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%42% lower than the US average
Dublin employment
C Dublin Housing Home value is 70% higher than California
Median home value
$693,900276% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$2,154127% higher than the US average
Home ownership
65%3% higher than the US average
Dublin real estate or Dublin rentals
B+ Dublin Schools HS graduation rate is 14% higher than California
High school grad. rates
91%9% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:118% higher than the US average
Dublin K-12 schools
A+ Dublin User Ratings There are a total of 14 ratings in Dublin
Overall user rating
86% 14 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
86% 13 total surveys
all Dublin poll results

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      Living in Dublin, CA

      Located in the state of California, Dublin is a medium-sized city with a population of 54,523 people. In Dublin, there are 3,579 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. Individuals of White (48%) and Asian (37%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of Dublin. Dublin has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 82% of the population is classified as married and 44% have kids.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Dublin 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 Dublin, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, cost of living, weather, education, housing and more.

      Dublin, CA receives 82 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #38 in California and #1,017 in the USA. This is a fantastic score, as Dublin ranks well in multiple categories! Dublin also ranks in the top 10 percent of all cities, which is no small feat! If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Dublin has higher than average scores for the following: amenities (A+), crime (A-), weather (B+), education (A+) and employment (A). Dublin does not fare well for the following: cost of living (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Dublin, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the notable things to do include: Iron Horse Trail, Dublin Ranch Golf Course, and Dublin Heritae Park & Museums.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Dublin has a violent crime rate of 137 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than 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 Dublin have a test score average of 72%, which is well above the US average.

      Dublin real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Dublin. The median home price for Dublin homes is $693,900, which is 69.5% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Dublin, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 5.4, which is 15.6% lower than the California average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Dublin were 8.6%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 10.1%.

      Dublin transportation information

      Average one way commute37min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work70.0%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.4%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit12.1%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home6.3%5.4%4.6%

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