Kirkwood 68 Good
Kirkwood Livability #294 ranked city in California#8,140 ranked city in the USARanks better than 72% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Kirkwood

PROS
  • Employment

    This area scores extremely well in the employment category. This is primarily due to the combination of low unemployment rates, higher median home income and income per capita.

  • Housing

    The housing category in this area boasts higher than average scores, likely influenced by a positive home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

CONS
  • Amenities

    It appears that many amenities may not be conveniently situated within walking distance, potentially necessitating the use of a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    Commuters in this area may experience longer-than-average work commute times due to limited public transportation access.

  • Schools

    Factors such as lower than average graduation rates, lackluster reading and math scores and the limited accessibility of local elementary and high schools could contribute to the low schools score.

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      Kirkwood transportation information

      Statistic Kirkwood California National
      Average one way commute0min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work12.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.7%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.2%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk4.3%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home68.1%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Kirkwood, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).