La Verne 76 Exceptional
La Verne Livability #184 ranked city in California#7,082 ranked city in the USARanks better than 75% of areas
A+ La Verne Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F La Verne Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% higher than California
La Verne
14848% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
La Verne cost of living
B+ La Verne Crime Total crime is 24% lower than California
Total crime
2,09616% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4816% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-17%Year over year crime is down
La Verne crime
C+ La Verne Employment Household income is 23% higher than California
Median household income
$78,38542% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$36,00221% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%11% lower than the US average
La Verne employment
D+ La Verne Housing Home value is 22% higher than California
Median home value
$500,300171% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,40748% higher than the US average
Home ownership
73%15% higher than the US average
La Verne real estate or La Verne rentals
C+ La Verne Schools HS graduation rate is 12% higher than California
High school grad. rates
89%8% higher than the US average
School test scores
52%5% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
La Verne K-12 schools
A+ La Verne User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in La Verne
Overall user rating
85% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
68% 2 total surveys
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      Living in La Verne, CA

      La Verne is a mid-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 32,078 residents. With a population density of 3,800 people per square mile, La Verne is well above the nation's average density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (75% White). Given that fact, La Verne could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of La Verne are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 13% of the population also speak Spanish. La Verne is known to be family friendly as more than 75% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 66% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Living in La Verne can be a positive experience for anyone relocating to the area. Having said that, in the state of California, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like amenities, crime, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in La Verne and in the areas around La Verne is a much easier task.

      La Verne, CA receives 72/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #306 in California and #8,491 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that La Verne ranks very well for amenities (A+) and weather (A). On a less positive note, La Verne does not have favorable scores for the following: cost of living (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy La Verne 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 Verne. 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 Verne are affordable. The median home price for La Verne homes is $500,300, which is 22.2% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in La Verne, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.4, which is 0% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the La Verne area were 3.9% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 8.4%. 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 Verne transportation information

      StatisticLa VerneCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute31min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work75.4%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.9%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.0%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.8%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.1%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.9%5.4%4.6%

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