North Tustin 81 Exceptional
North Tustin Livability #72 ranked city in California#2,639 ranked city in the USARanks better than 90% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ North Tustin Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F North Tustin Cost of Living Cost of living is 35% higher than California
North Tustin
18888% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
North Tustin cost of living
A North Tustin Crime Total crime is 57% lower than California
Total crime
1,11552% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 9052% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
North Tustin crime
A North Tustin Employment Household income is 111% higher than California
Median household income
$134,597143% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$63,734114% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%39% lower than the US average
North Tustin employment
F North Tustin Housing Home value is 103% higher than California
Median home value
$829,300349% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,80490% higher than the US average
Home ownership
93%46% higher than the US average
North Tustin real estate or North Tustin rentals
A+ North Tustin Schools HS graduation rate is 21% higher than California
High school grad. rates
97%17% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
North Tustin K-12 schools
A+ North Tustin User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in North Tustin
Overall user rating
86% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
94% 2 total surveys
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      Living in North Tustin, CA

      Located in the state of California, North Tustin is a medium-sized city with a population of 26,208 inhabitants. In North Tustin, there are 3,964 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. If we look at the most recent Census, North Tustin is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Asian and Black. The North Tustin population appears to be aging at a faster rate than normal. The median age is currently 49, which is on the high side when compared to most other cities. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 86% of the population considered married and 62% with kids under the age of 18, North Tustin could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in North Tustin 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 crime, cost of living, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in North Tustin and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare North Tustin to California and the national average.

      The livability score in North Tustin is 80/100 and the city is ranked in the 93rd percentile of all cities across America. Pack your bags! This is a very high score in comparison to other US cities. Living in North Tustin could be a great choice! This city is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. Based on the rankings for each individual category, North Tustin has received high marks for amenities (A+), crime (A), weather (A+), education (A) and employment (A). Regrettably for North Tustin, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: cost of living (F) and housing (F).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., North Tustin has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

      Assuming that North Tustin meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in North Tustin. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in North Tustin are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in North Tustin come in at $829,300, which is 102.6% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In North Tustin, the home price to income ratio is 6.2, which is 3.1% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the North Tustin area were 5.6% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6%. 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.

      North Tustin transportation information

      StatisticNorth TustinCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute23min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work83.4%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool3.6%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.1%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home10.2%5.4%4.6%

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