Hesperia 59 Below average
Hesperia Livability #947 ranked city in California#23,113 ranked city in the USARanks better than 21% of areas
A+ Hesperia Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D Hesperia Cost of Living Cost of living is 24% lower than California
1077% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Hesperia cost of living
D- Hesperia Crime Total crime is 31% lower than California
Total crime
1,78724% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5624% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-19%Year over year crime is down
Hesperia crime
F Hesperia Employment Household income is 27% lower than California
Median household income
$46,44616% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,03743% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%62% higher than the US average
Hesperia employment
D+ Hesperia Housing Home value is 58% lower than California
Median home value
$172,8006% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,07914% higher than the US average
Home ownership
62%3% lower than the US average
Hesperia real estate or Hesperia rentals
F Hesperia Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than California
High school grad. rates
71%14% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
23:144% higher than the US average
Hesperia K-12 schools
D+ Hesperia User Ratings There are a total of 17 ratings in Hesperia
Overall user rating
58% 17 total ratings
User reviews rating
85% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
49% 15 total surveys
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      Living in Hesperia, CA

      Hesperia, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 92,664 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 80% of Hesperia residents are White, 6% Black and 2% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Hesperia are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 30% of the population also speak Spanish. With an average age of 31 years old, Hesperia could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Hesperia, California. With useful information like amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Hesperia and in the areas around Hesperia is a much easier task.

      Hesperia, CA receives 64 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #721 in California and #18,748 in the USA. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Hesperia ranks well for amenities (A+) and weather (B). Regrettably for Hesperia, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: cost of living (D-), education (F) and employment (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Hesperia 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 Hesperia meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Hesperia. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Hesperia are simply unattainable. The median home price for Hesperia homes is $172,800, which is 57.8% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Hesperia, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.7, which is 42.2% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Hesperia area were 8.4% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 13.2%. 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.

      Hesperia transportation information

      Average one way commute36min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.1%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.6%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.7%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home6.3%5.4%4.6%

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