French Valley 59 Below average
French Valley Livability #644 ranked city in California#17,860 ranked city in the USARanks better than 39% of areas

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      Living in French Valley, CA

      French Valley is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 27,949 residents. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (66% White). Given that fact, French Valley could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of French Valley are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 17% of the population also speak Spanish. French Valley could be a great place for young adults and students as the average age of 32 years old is below the nation’s average. French Valley has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 83% of the population is classified as married and 37% have kids.

      Are you trying to figure out if living in French Valley is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a fulfilling experience before moving to any new city in California, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Several key factors deserve attention. For one, safety is paramount, ensuring that your new area is low in crime is key. Proximity to workplaces or schools minimizes commute times and fosters convenience. Access to essential amenities like parks, grocery stores, food, fitness, shops and healthcare facilities enhances daily life. Efficient public transportation options provide mobility and connectivity. The sense of community creates a welcoming and supportive environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere, encompassing the vibe, aesthetics, and lifestyle offerings, contributes to a fulfilling living experience. Considering these elements helps identify the ideal neighborhood for your needs and preferences. To help you find the best places to live in and around French Valley, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, commute, health & safety, housing and more.

      French Valley, CA receives 60 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #590 in California and #17,750 in the USA. This is a poor rating when compared to the average of other places in the country. If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that French Valley has higher than average rankings for the following: employment (A+). On a less positive note, French Valley does not have favorable ranks for the following: amenities (F), crime (F), cost of living (F) and education (D-). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their French Valley apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city. A thriving real estate market can also generate strong local economic activity and job creation.

      Assuming that French Valley 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 French Valley. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in French Valley are simply unattainable. The median home price for French Valley homes is $348,400, which is 14.9% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in French Valley, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.6, which is 43.8% lower than the California average.

      French Valley transportation information

      Statistic French Valley California National
      Average one way commute41min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.7%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.7%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home7.0%5.4%4.6%

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