Fallbrook 57 Poor
Fallbrook Livability #1,048 ranked city in California#24,673 ranked city in the USARanks better than 15% of areas
A+ Fallbrook Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Fallbrook Cost of Living Cost of living is equal to California
13939% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Fallbrook cost of living
F Fallbrook Crime Total crime is 17% higher than California
Total crime
3,01629% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3429% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Fallbrook crime
C- Fallbrook Employment Household income is 17% lower than California
Median household income
$53,1064% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,78617% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%24% lower than the US average
Fallbrook employment
D Fallbrook Housing Home value is 5% higher than California
Median home value
$429,000132% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,04911% higher than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Fallbrook real estate or Fallbrook rentals
F Fallbrook Schools HS graduation rate is 5% lower than California
High school grad. rates
76%8% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:132% higher than the US average
Fallbrook K-12 schools
D+ Fallbrook User Ratings There are a total of 15 ratings in Fallbrook
Overall user rating
58% 15 total ratings
User reviews rating
40% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
64% 13 total surveys
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      Living in Fallbrook, CA

      Located in the state of California, Fallbrook is a mid-sized city with a population of 31,771 people. According to the most recent Census, 78% of Fallbrook residents are White, 3% Black and 3% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Fallbrook are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 35% of the population also speak Spanish. Fallbrook is known to be family friendly as more than 79% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 63% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Living in Fallbrook can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the town. Having said that, in the state of California, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like weather, education, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Fallbrook and in the areas around Fallbrook is a much easier task.

      Fallbrook has a livability score of 62/100 and is ranked #871 in California and #21,417 in the USA. If we consider each of the categories individually, we see that Fallbrook ranks well for amenities (A+) and weather (A-). The bad news for Fallbrook, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: crime (F), cost of living (F), education (F) and housing (D).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Fallbrook 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. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Pala Mesa Resort Golf Course, Fallbrook Golf Club, and The Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens.

      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 Fallbrook is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Fallbrook come in at $429,000, which is 4.8% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Fallbrook, the home price to income ratio is 8.1, which is 26.6% higher than the California average. Real estate appreciation rates in Fallbrook are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Fallbrook homes comes in at 5.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 8%.

      Fallbrook transportation information

      Average one way commute29min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.2%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.1%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.6%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.6%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home7.1%5.4%4.6%

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