Fullerton 68 Good
Fullerton Livability #292 ranked city in California#8,560 ranked city in the USARanks better than 70% of areas

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      Living in Fullerton, CA

      Fullerton is a mid-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 139,491 residents. Fullerton has a population density of 6,218 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Fullerton identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 25% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 74% of the population considered married and 57% with kids under the age of 18, Fullerton could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Fullerton could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to search. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. To help you find the best places to live in and around Fullerton, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, commute, employment and more.

      Using data and statistics Fullerton has received a livability score of 68 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 70th percentile when compared to all other cities. If we check out each of the categories on their own, we see that Fullerton ranks well for amenities (B-) and employment (A).

      Assuming that Fullerton 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 Fullerton. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Fullerton are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Fullerton come in at $551,300, which is 34.7% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Fullerton, the home price to income ratio is 8.2, which is 28.1% higher than the California average.

      Fullerton transportation information

      Statistic Fullerton California National
      Average one way commute29min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.5%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.3%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.8%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.0%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.7%5.4%4.6%

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