Moorpark 77 Exceptional
Moorpark Livability #191 ranked city in California#5,889 ranked city in the USARanks better than 79% of areas
A+ Moorpark Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Moorpark Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% higher than California
16262% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Moorpark cost of living
A+ Moorpark Crime Total crime is 74% lower than California
Total crime
66272% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 15272% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-4%Year over year crime is down
Moorpark crime
B- Moorpark Employment Household income is 57% higher than California
Median household income
$100,45782% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$39,24732% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%equal to the US average
Moorpark employment
D- Moorpark Housing Home value is 39% higher than California
Median home value
$567,300207% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,79789% higher than the US average
Home ownership
73%15% higher than the US average
Moorpark real estate or Moorpark rentals
B- Moorpark Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than California
High school grad. rates
87%5% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
22:135% higher than the US average
Moorpark K-12 schools
A+ Moorpark User Ratings There are a total of 13 ratings in Moorpark
Overall user rating
85% 13 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
88% 12 total surveys
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      Living in Moorpark, CA

      Moorpark is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 35,594 residents. If we look at the most recent Census, Moorpark is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Moorpark are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 19% of the population also speak Spanish. 84% of the people in Moorpark (over the age of 15) are married and 56% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in Moorpark 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. Finding the best places to live in Moorpark and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes weather, education, employment and other important metrics.

      Moorpark, CA receives 75/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #207 in California and #5,044 in the USA. Clearly, Moorpark is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. If we check out each of the categories individually, we see that Moorpark ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), weather (A) and employment (B-). On a less positive note, Moorpark does not have favorable grades for the following: cost of living (F) and housing (D-). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Moorpark 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 interesting things to do and attractions include: Underwood Family Farms - Moorpark, Tierra Rejada Golf Club, and America's Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College.

      Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Moorpark gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 130 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

      Assuming that Moorpark meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Moorpark. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Moorpark are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Moorpark come in at $567,300, which is 38.6% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Moorpark, the home price to income ratio is 5.7, which is 10.9% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Moorpark area were 2.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.3%. 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.

      Moorpark transportation information

      Average one way commute27min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.0%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.4%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.4%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.4%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.6%5.4%4.6%

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