Glendora 69 Average
Glendora Livability #383 ranked city in California#13,745 ranked city in the USARanks better than 53% of areas
A+ Glendora Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Glendora Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% higher than California
14646% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Glendora cost of living
C- Glendora Crime Total crime is 14% higher than California
Total crime
3,17227% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3227% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
2%Year over year crime is up
Glendora crime
C- Glendora Employment Household income is 23% higher than California
Median household income
$78,44842% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$33,96714% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%37% higher than the US average
Glendora employment
D+ Glendora Housing Home value is 18% higher than California
Median home value
$481,800161% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,46654% higher than the US average
Home ownership
69%9% higher than the US average
Glendora real estate or Glendora rentals
B Glendora Schools HS graduation rate is 10% higher than California
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
56%14% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
22:135% higher than the US average
Glendora K-12 schools
B+ Glendora User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Glendora
Overall user rating
76% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
55% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
89% 7 total surveys
all Glendora poll results

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      Living in Glendora, CA

      Glendora, California is a medium-sized city with a population of 51,285 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 72% of Glendora residents are White, 10% Asian and 2% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Glendora are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 15% of the population also speak Spanish. Glendora is known to be family friendly as more than 74% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 59% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Glendora, California could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. Finding the best places to live in Glendora and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, crime, employment and other important metrics.

      Glendora, CA receives 73/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #264 in California and #6,937 in the USA. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Glendora has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B+), weather (A) and education (B). There are some categories that Glendora scores poorly for, including: cost of living (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to determine why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Glendora has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Assuming that Glendora meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Glendora. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Glendora are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Glendora come in at $481,800, which is 17.7% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Glendora, the home price to income ratio is 6.1, which is 4.7% 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 Glendora were 2.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 8.2%.

      Glendora transportation information

      Average one way commute32min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.7%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.9%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.0%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.0%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home4.9%5.4%4.6%

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