La Puente 59 Below average
La Puente Livability #876 ranked city in California#23,693 ranked city in the USARanks better than 19% of areas
A+ La Puente Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F La Puente Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% lower than California
La Puente
12828% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
La Puente cost of living
C+ La Puente Crime Total crime is 46% lower than California
Total crime
1,50340% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6740% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-8%Year over year crime is down
La Puente crime
D La Puente Employment Household income is 10% lower than California
Median household income
$57,1743% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$16,89743% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%10% higher than the US average
La Puente employment
C- La Puente Housing Home value is 16% lower than California
Median home value
$343,00086% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,17624% higher than the US average
Home ownership
57%11% lower than the US average
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F La Puente Schools HS graduation rate is 26% lower than California
High school grad. rates
59%29% lower than the US average
School test scores
30%38% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:129% higher than the US average
La Puente K-12 schools
F La Puente User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in La Puente
Overall user rating
46% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
45% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
47% 6 total surveys
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      Living in La Puente, CA

      Located in the state of California, La Puente is a mid-sized city with a population of 40,384 inhabitants. In La Puente, there are 11,609 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of La Puente identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 69% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. The median age of all La Puente residents is 33, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for young singles.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in La Puente, California could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. Finding the best places to live in La Puente and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, weather, education, employment and other important metrics.

      With a livability score of 68 out of 100, La Puente is ranked #13,690 in the United States and #484 in California. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. La Puente ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (B) and weather (A+). There is at least one category that did not score well in La Puente. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: cost of living (F), education (F) and employment (D).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy La Puente 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.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in La Puente. 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 La Puente are affordable. Median real estate prices in La Puente come in at $343,000, which is 16.2% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In La Puente, the home price to income ratio is 6, which is 6.3% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the La Puente area were 3.8% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9.6%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      La Puente transportation information

      StatisticLa PuenteCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute31min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.3%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool13.9%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.9%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.2%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home1.8%5.4%4.6%

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