Loma Linda 67 Good
Loma Linda Livability #317 ranked city in California#9,743 ranked city in the USARanks better than 66% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Loma Linda

  • Commute

    High scores in the commute category could indicate that this area offers short commute times to work and readily available public transportation options.

  • Amenities

    It appears that many amenities may not be conveniently situated within walking distance, potentially necessitating the use of a vehicle or public transit.

  • Cost Of Living

    Residents of this area contend with a high cost of living, resulting in increased expenditures for everyday goods and services, housing, utilities and health care.

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What's it like Living in Loma Linda?

Loma Linda, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 24,239 inhabitants. Individuals of White (54%) and Asian (27%) backgrounds make up a significant portion of the population of Loma Linda. The average American spends about 26 minutes on their one way commute to work each day. Lower travel times can increase overall happiness and allow for more time to be spent with family and friends. While living in Loma Linda, your commute times will be about average, with a one way commute time of 24 minutes.

Are you trying to ascertain if living in Loma Linda is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a good experience before moving to any new city in California, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Several key factors deserve attention. For one, safety is paramount, ensuring that your new area is low in crime is key. Proximity to workplaces or schools minimizes commute times and fosters convenience. Access to essential amenities like parks, grocery stores, food, fitness, shops and healthcare facilities enhances daily life. Efficient public transportation options provide mobility and connectivity. The sense of community creates a welcoming and supportive environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere, encompassing the vibe, aesthetics, and lifestyle offerings, contributes to a fulfilling living experience. Considering these elements helps identify the ideal neighborhood for your needs and preferences. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, commute, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Loma Linda and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Loma Linda to California and the national average.

Using data and statistics Loma Linda has received a livability score of 65 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 62nd percentile when compared to all other cities. The bad news for Loma Linda, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: amenities (D-), cost of living (F) and education (D-).

Being close to public transit, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Loma Linda. 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 Loma Linda are affordable. Median real estate prices in Loma Linda come in at $381,300, which is 6.8% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Loma Linda, the home price to income ratio is 6.8, which is 6.2% higher than the California average.

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      Loma Linda transportation information

      Statistic Loma Linda California National
      Average one way commute24min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.1%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.4%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk4.3%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home8.4%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Loma Linda, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).