Manteca 67 Average
Manteca Livability #576 ranked city in California#15,732 ranked city in the USARanks better than 46% of areas
A+ Manteca Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Manteca Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% lower than California
12121% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Manteca cost of living
B Manteca Crime Total crime is 25% lower than California
Total crime
1,93817% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5217% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-21%Year over year crime is down
Manteca crime
D- Manteca Employment Household income is 1% higher than California
Median household income
$64,50217% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$24,53218% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%62% higher than the US average
Manteca employment
C- Manteca Housing Home value is 33% lower than California
Median home value
$274,20048% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,25132% higher than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Manteca real estate or Manteca rentals
F Manteca Schools HS graduation rate is 2% lower than California
High school grad. rates
78%6% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:132% higher than the US average
Manteca K-12 schools
C- Manteca User Ratings There are a total of 29 ratings in Manteca
Overall user rating
60% 29 total ratings
User reviews rating
58% 5 total reviews
User surveys rating
62% 24 total surveys
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      Living in Manteca, CA

      Manteca, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 73,570 people. With a population density of 3,581 people per square mile, Manteca is well above the nation's average density level. At 68%, the majority of the Manteca population is White; this is followed by 8% Asian and 4% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Manteca are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 22% of the population also speak Spanish. Manteca is known to be family friendly as more than 74% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 52% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Are you trying to decide if living in Manteca is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a great 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. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, cost of living, weather, education, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Manteca and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Manteca to California and the national average.

      Using data and statistics Manteca has received a livability score of 65 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 40th percentile when compared to all other cities. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Manteca scores well for amenities (A+) and weather (B+). Unfortunately for Manteca, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: cost of living (F), education (F) and employment (D-).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Manteca 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. Some of the notable things to do include: Bass Pro Shop, Big League Dreams, and Manteca Sportsmen Club.

      Assuming that Manteca meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Manteca. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Manteca are simply unattainable. The median home price for Manteca homes is $274,200, which is 33% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Manteca, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.3, which is 32.8% lower than the California average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Manteca will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Manteca, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 5.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 13.6%.

      Manteca transportation information

      Average one way commute35min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.7%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.6%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home4.0%5.4%4.6%

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