Montebello 58 Below average
Montebello Livability #707 ranked city in California#20,605 ranked city in the USARanks better than 29% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Montebello

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    This area did not exhibit any pros. The threshold was not met in any of the categories.

  • 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.

  • Crime

    High crime rates per 100,000 people are reported in this area, potentially indicating that it is an unsafe place to live. These statistics consider both violent and property offenses.

  • Health & Safety

    Factors like poor air quality and the absence of essential health-related facilities like hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and pharmacies could have played a role in the low score in this category.

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What's it like Living in Montebello?

Montebello, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 62,697 residents. In Montebello, there are 7,529 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of Montebello identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 58% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. All the single ladies and all the single fellas might want to take notice as only 48% of the Montebello population is married. An important consideration when living in Montebello is the longer-than-average commute times. If you seek a short work commute, this area may not be the best choice for you. The one-way commute time here typically takes 34 minutes, far surpassing the national average of 26 minutes.

Living in Montebello can be a fulfilling experience for anyone relocating to the city. Having said that, in the state of California, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! When searching for a new neighborhood, several factors play a vital role in determining its suitability. Safety should be a top priority, ensuring a secure environment with low crime rates. Proximity to your workplace or school helps minimize commuting time and allows for a better work-life balance. Availability of essential amenities such as parks, coffee shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and healthcare facilities contributes to convenience and well-being. Access to reliable public transportation options facilitates easy commuting and connectivity. Additionally, considering the sense of community and the overall atmosphere that resonates with your lifestyle and preferences fosters a harmonious living experience. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, health & safety, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Montebello and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Montebello to California and the national average.

Montebello, CA receives 62/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #501 in California and #14,007 in the USA. If we explore each of the categories on their own, we see that Montebello ranks well for education (A) and employment (B). Montebello does not do well for the following: amenities (D) and cost of living (F). It might be a good idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife, parks and proximity to public transportation are all important things to look for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Montebello is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Montebello come in at $519,000, which is 26.8% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Montebello, the home price to income ratio is 8.3, which is 29.7% higher than the California average.

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      Montebello transportation information

      Statistic Montebello California National
      Average one way commute34min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.4%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.3%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit5.9%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.5%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.0%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Montebello, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).