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  • Hercules has a Livability Score of 74/100, which is considered excellent
  • Hercules crime rates are 61% lower than the California average
  • Cost of living in Hercules is 9% higher than the California average
  • Hercules real estate prices are 3% higher than the California average
  • Rental prices in Hercules are 31% higher than the California average

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      Top Rated Schools in Hercules

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Hercules High9 - 12935n/a
      Lupine Hills Elementary SchoolKG - 5398n/a
      Ohlone Elementary SchoolKG - 5413n/a
      Hanna Ranch Elementary SchoolKG - 5485n/a
      Hercules Middle6 - 8594n/a
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      Hercules, a Quiet Bedroom Community

      Attractions8/10
      Community10/10
      Nightlife7/10
      Dining7/10
      Shopping8/10
      I live in Hercules, CA and I look forward to each day here. Hercules was named after the Hercules Powder Company, which used to own the land as part of their factory. We are a bedroom community, situated near Berkeley, CA.

      Our city has one company, Bio Rad Laboratories located in the north of town. We have a large and renoved park in the middle of town that is just the place for picnics, concernts and other events. Recently, more shops, stores and restaurants have been developed due to the new housing built by the shoreline.

      It is easy to jump on Highway 80 to reach any place in San Francisco, Oakland or San Jose. We don't have a collage in town, but UC California at Berkeley is just down the road and one of the best schools in the country. Our streets were named in groups by the developers, so one lives in the flower, bird, tree or island regions of the city.

      Nightlife is quiet here, but the whole of the San Francisco Bay Area is in easy reach.
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      Source: The Hercules, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).