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A+ La Palma Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F La Palma Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% higher than California
La Palma
16161% more expensive than the US average
13838% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
La Palma cost of living
A- La Palma Crime Total crime is 18% lower than California
Total crime
2,41612% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4212% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
22%Year over year crime is up
La Palma crime
B- La Palma Employment Household income is 31% higher than California
Median household income
$83,76051% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$34,61516% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%16% lower than the US average
La Palma employment
D- La Palma Housing Home value is 47% higher than California
Median home value
$602,000226% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,50058% higher than the US average
Home ownership
68%7% higher than the US average
La Palma real estate or La Palma rentals
B La Palma Schools HS graduation rate is 13% higher than California
High school grad. rates
90%9% higher than the US average
School test scores
58%17% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
23:144% higher than the US average
La Palma K-12 schools

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Compare La Palma, CA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around La Palma, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Park Estates, Long Beach816.92,646
West Park, Irvine8017.123,037
Alamitos Heights, Long Beach807.22,873
The Plaza, Long Beach784.621,865
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
City College Area, Long Beach785.510,097
Rancho San Joaquin, Irvine7617.54,212
Los Altos, Long Beach755.913,766
State College Area, Long Beach756.49,427

Best Cities Near La Palma, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
La CaƱada Flintridge, CA8526.520,477
Marina del Rey, CA8525.49,782
Hermosa Beach, CA8520.519,726
Manhattan Beach, CA8420.735,573
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
San Marino, CA8419.313,324
Hidden Hills, CA8441.71,573
South Pasadena, CA8319.125,936
Newport Beach, CA8317.286,813

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La Palma, California: A Perfect Place to Have a Family

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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