Granite Bay 75 Excellent
Granite Bay Livability #241 ranked city in California#7,255 ranked city in the USARanks better than 75% of areas
C Granite Bay Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F Granite Bay Cost of Living Cost of living is 21% higher than California
Granite Bay
17070% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Granite Bay cost of living
A Granite Bay Crime Total crime is 58% lower than California
Total crime
1,08454% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9354% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Granite Bay crime
A- Granite Bay Employment Household income is 88% higher than California
Median household income
$119,701116% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$59,832101% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%16% lower than the US average
Granite Bay employment
F Granite Bay Housing Home value is 61% higher than California
Median home value
$657,400256% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,76586% higher than the US average
Home ownership
87%37% higher than the US average
Granite Bay real estate or Granite Bay rentals
A+ Granite Bay Schools HS graduation rate is 22% higher than California
High school grad. rates
97%17% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
22:137% higher than the US average
Granite Bay K-12 schools
A+ Granite Bay User Ratings There are a total of 7 ratings in Granite Bay
Overall user rating
89% 7 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
93% 6 total surveys
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      Living in Granite Bay, CA

      Granite Bay is a mid-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 22,840 people. According to the most recent Census, 85% of Granite Bay residents are White, 6% Asian and 1% Black. 87% of the people in Granite Bay (over the age of 15) are married and 56% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Are you trying to figure out if living in Granite Bay is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great experience before relocating to any new city in California, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. With useful information like crime, cost of living, education, employment, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Granite Bay and in the areas around Granite Bay is a much easier task.

      Granite Bay, CA receives 73 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #277 in California and #7,348 in the USA. If we examine each of the categories individually, we see that Granite Bay ranks well for crime (A), weather (B+), education (A+) and employment (A-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Granite Bay. The following was graded with a discouraging score: cost of living (F) and housing (F).

      The average school test scores in Granite Bay are 75%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      Assuming that Granite Bay meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Granite Bay. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Granite Bay are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Granite Bay come in at $657,400, which is 60.6% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Granite Bay, the home price to income ratio is 5.5, which is 14.1% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Granite Bay area were 3.1% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.5%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Granite Bay transportation information

      StatisticGranite BayCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute28min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.4%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool5.9%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home12.4%5.4%4.6%

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