Hollister 62 Below average
Hollister Livability #715 ranked city in California#21,258 ranked city in the USARanks better than 27% of areas
A+ Hollister Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Hollister Cost of Living Cost of living is 11% lower than California
12525% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Hollister cost of living
B+ Hollister Crime Total crime is 62% lower than California
Total crime
1,05258% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9658% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-31%Year over year crime is down
Hollister crime
D- Hollister Employment Household income is 13% higher than California
Median household income
$71,94830% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$24,10219% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%61% higher than the US average
Hollister employment
F Hollister Housing Home value is 11% lower than California
Median home value
$365,90098% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,31539% higher than the US average
Home ownership
59%8% lower than the US average
Hollister real estate or Hollister rentals
F Hollister Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than California
High school grad. rates
72%14% lower than the US average
School test scores
33%33% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:122% higher than the US average
Hollister K-12 schools
C Hollister User Ratings There are a total of 11 ratings in Hollister
Overall user rating
65% 11 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
66% 10 total surveys
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      Living in Hollister, CA

      Located in the state of California, Hollister is a medium-sized city with a population of 36,901 residents. Hollister has a population density of 5,032 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. According to the most recent Census, 82% of Hollister residents are White, 2% Asian and 1% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Hollister are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 41% of the population also speak Spanish. The median age of all Hollister residents is 32, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for young singles. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Hollister might be a good fit as 73% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 49% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in Hollister is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a fulfilling 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 amenities, crime, cost of living, weather, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Hollister and in the areas around Hollister is a much easier task.

      With a livability score of 63/100, Hollister is ranked #20,725 in the United States and #829 in California. If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Hollister has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B) and weather (B). There is at least one category that did not score well in Hollister. The following was graded with a concerning score: cost of living (F), education (F), employment (D-) and housing (F).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Hollister on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Hollister: Adventure Center Skydiving, Inc, Ridgemark Golf and Country Club Resort, and San Benito Stage Company.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Hollister. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Hollister are affordable. Median real estate prices in Hollister come in at $365,900, which is 10.6% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Hollister, the home price to income ratio is 5.1, which is 20.3% lower than the California average.

      Hollister transportation information

      Average one way commute33min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.0%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.1%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.1%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home1.7%5.4%4.6%

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