Hacienda Heights 63 Below average
Hacienda Heights Livability #645 ranked city in California#20,053 ranked city in the USARanks better than 31% of areas
A+ Hacienda Heights Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Hacienda Heights Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than California
Hacienda Heights
15454% more expensive than the US average
14141% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Hacienda Heights cost of living
D Hacienda Heights Crime Total crime is 3% higher than California
Total crime
2,84614% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3614% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
Hacienda Heights crime
C+ Hacienda Heights Employment Household income is 24% higher than California
Median household income
$79,26543% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$29,859equal to the US average
Unemployment rate
4%23% lower than the US average
Hacienda Heights employment
D Hacienda Heights Housing Home value is 27% higher than California
Median home value
$517,900180% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,71481% higher than the US average
Home ownership
76%20% higher than the US average
Hacienda Heights real estate or Hacienda Heights rentals
D+ Hacienda Heights Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than California
High school grad. rates
86%4% higher than the US average
School test scores
47%4% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:134% higher than the US average
Hacienda Heights K-12 schools
C- Hacienda Heights User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Hacienda Heights
Overall user rating
62% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
57% 3 total reviews
User surveys rating
69% 5 total surveys
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      Living in Hacienda Heights, CA

      Located in the state of California, Hacienda Heights is a medium-sized city with a population of 54,033 people. In Hacienda Heights, there are 4,834 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. Individuals of White (40%) and Asian (40%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of Hacienda Heights. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Hacienda Heights are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 28% of the population also speak Spanish. Hacienda Heights has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 75% of the population is classified as married and 64% have kids.

      Whether you’re moving to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Hacienda Heights could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to search. With useful information like amenities, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Hacienda Heights and in the areas around Hacienda Heights is a much easier task.

      Hacienda Heights has a livability score of 68 out of 100 and is ranked #474 in California and #13,565 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Hacienda Heights ranks very well for amenities (A+) and weather (A+). There are some categories that Hacienda Heights ranks poorly for, including: crime (D), cost of living (F) and housing (D). 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., Hacienda Heights 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 Hacienda Heights meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Hacienda Heights. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Hacienda Heights are simply unattainable. The median home price for Hacienda Heights homes is $517,900, which is 26.5% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Hacienda Heights, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.5, which is 1.6% higher than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Hacienda Heights area were 3.9% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.9%. 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.

      Hacienda Heights transportation information

      StatisticHacienda HeightsCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute35min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.4%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.5%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.0%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.7%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 Hacienda Heights, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).