Inglewood 56 Poor
Inglewood Livability #1,079 ranked city in California#25,968 ranked city in the USARanks better than 11% of areas
A+ Inglewood Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Inglewood Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than California
13131% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Inglewood cost of living
F Inglewood Crime Total crime is 1% lower than California
Total crime
2,73510% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3710% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-12%Year over year crime is down
Inglewood crime
F Inglewood Employment Household income is 30% lower than California
Median household income
$44,37720% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$21,01330% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
9%94% higher than the US average
Inglewood employment
D Inglewood Housing Home value is 13% lower than California
Median home value
$355,30092% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,14120% higher than the US average
Home ownership
35%45% lower than the US average
Inglewood real estate or Inglewood rentals
F Inglewood Schools HS graduation rate is 10% lower than California
High school grad. rates
72%14% lower than the US average
School test scores
22%55% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:132% higher than the US average
Inglewood K-12 schools
B- Inglewood User Ratings There are a total of 10 ratings in Inglewood
Overall user rating
69% 10 total ratings
User reviews rating
83% 4 total reviews
User surveys rating
49% 6 total surveys
all Inglewood poll results

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      Living in Inglewood, CA

      Inglewood, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 111,012 residents. With a population density of 12,242 people per square mile, Inglewood is well above the nation's average density level. Inglewood is known to be an ethnically diverse city. The two most common races are White (27%) and Black or African American (43%). Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Inglewood are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 46% of the population also speak Spanish.

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

      With a livability score of 58 out of 100, Inglewood is ranked #25,468 in the United States and #1,139 in California. Compared to the national average, this area has a score which ranks among the lowest in the nation, and it is not considered a very livable city. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Inglewood has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+) and weather (A+). Regrettably for Inglewood, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: crime (F), cost of living (F), education (F), employment (F) and housing (D).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Inglewood, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Inglewood is actually affordable. The median home price for Inglewood homes is $355,300, which is 13.2% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Inglewood, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 8, which is 25% higher than the California average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Inglewood will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Inglewood, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 9.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 13%.

      Inglewood transportation information

      Average one way commute31min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work70.5%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.9%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit7.3%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.0%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 Inglewood, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).