Lodi 63 Below average
Lodi Livability #688 ranked city in California#20,804 ranked city in the USARanks better than 28% of areas
A+ Lodi Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Lodi Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% lower than California
11717% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Lodi cost of living
C- Lodi Crime Total crime is 1% higher than California
Total crime
2,80313% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3613% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Lodi crime
D- Lodi Employment Household income is 20% lower than California
Median household income
$51,1398% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,26719% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%31% higher than the US average
Lodi employment
D+ Lodi Housing Home value is 38% lower than California
Median home value
$252,90037% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0015% higher than the US average
Home ownership
54%15% lower than the US average
Lodi real estate or Lodi rentals
F Lodi Schools HS graduation rate is 5% lower than California
High school grad. rates
76%9% lower than the US average
School test scores
31%37% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:133% higher than the US average
Lodi K-12 schools
C- Lodi User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Lodi
Overall user rating
62% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
65% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Lodi, CA

      Lodi is a moderately-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 63,842 inhabitants. Lodi has a population density of 4,670 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. According to the most recent Census, 69% of Lodi residents are White, 9% Asian and 1% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Lodi are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 26% of the population also speak Spanish. Lodi has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 73% of the population is classified as married and 51% have kids.

      Living in Lodi can be a great experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of California, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Finding the best places to live in Lodi and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and other important metrics.

      Using data and statistics Lodi has received a livability score of 63/100. This score is ranked in the 33rd percentile when compared to all other cities. If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Lodi has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+) and weather (B+). Lodi does not score well for the following: crime (F), cost of living (F), education (F) and employment (D-). It might be a good idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Lodi has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Lodi: Lodi Wine & Visitor Center, Jessie's Grove Winery, and Michael David Vineyards.

      Lodi real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Lodi. Median real estate prices in Lodi come in at $252,900, which is 38.2% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Lodi, the home price to income ratio is 5, which is 21.9% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Lodi area were 6.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 11.4%. 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.

      Lodi transportation information

      Average one way commute24min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool13.7%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.0%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.7%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.7%5.4%4.6%

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