Key findings

  • La Palma has a Livability Score of 78/100, which is considered exceptional
  • La Palma crime rates are 26% lower than the California average
  • Cost of living in La Palma is 14% higher than the California average
  • La Palma real estate prices are 47% higher than the California average
  • Rental prices in La Palma are 16% higher than the California average

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      Top Rated Schools in La Palma

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Los Coyotes ElementaryKG - 652978%
      John F. Kennedy High9 - 122,37360%
      George B. Miller ElementaryKG - 657954%
      Steve Luther ElementaryKG - 651551%
      Walker Junior High7 - 81,15047%
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      La Palma, California: A Perfect Place to Have a Family

      Attractions7/10
      Community10/10
      Nightlife4/10
      Dining4/10
      Shopping8/10
      Living in La Palma, California provides me with the convenience of being close to Los Angeles, while giving me a good place to raise my family. This community is small and everyone seems to know everyone. Luckily, the crime rate here is much lower than what it is in some of the neighboring areas

      My children go to the local school system and I am very pleased with their education. The teachers seem to care about them and the environment is safe. There are multiple schools in the local system, including George B. Miller Elementary School which my children go to.

      The best areas in La Palma, California are probably the neighborhood malls. These provide anything small that you may need so that you do not always have to take trips into Los Angeles for what you need. There is tons of diversity here and your children will grow up learning what it means to truly help others out. If you need to be close to Los Angeles, but have a family to raise, I would strongly recommend my town.
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      Source: The La Palma, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).