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Living in McKinleyville, CA

What's it like living in McKinleyville?

  • McKinleyville has a Livability Score of 48/100, which is considered poor
  • McKinleyville crime rates are 28% higher than the California average
  • Cost of living in McKinleyville is 15% lower than the California average

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Not Much to Keep You Busy Here 1 rating By Anonymous ( May 16, 2018) With a high crime rate that is above the national average and high cost of living, this city has not been an easy place to live. I have found it difficult to maintain full-time employment, and the job market is not stable. The educational system is poor and has overcrowded classr ...Read More ooms that make it impossible for children to receive a valuable education.

There is not much to do living in McKinleyville, CA and the city does not offer many amenities. The residents that live here are from within the state, and over 92% speak English. There are plenty of married couples with children under the age of 17, and the population is primarily Caucasian. The price of a home is lower than the rest of California, and the housing market is stable.

The weather is feasible, and the temperature can fall below 23 degrees during the winter months. In the summer the weather is warm, but it doesn’t get unbearably hot. Read Less
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Clam Beach County Park
Hiller Park
Hiller Park
Mad River Bluffs
PIerson Park


Mill Creek Cinema
World's Tallest Totem Pole

Food & Drink

Carmela's Mexican Restaurant
Sushi Spot
Six Rivers Brewery
Taco Bell
Drive to Work

5% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit

4% lower than the US average

Walk to Work

1% lower than the US average

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