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Paradise Livability #579 ranked city in California#15,856 ranked city in the USARanks better than 45% of areas

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      Living in Paradise, CA

      Paradise is a mid-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 26,396 people. At 92%, the majority of the Paradise population is White; this is followed by 1% Asian and 1% American Indian and Alaskan. In Paradise, there seems to be a shift in population towards an older age group. The average age of the population is now 50, which is significantly higher than the nation’s average. 75% of the people in Paradise (over the age of 15) are married and 71% 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.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very discouraging task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Paradise, California. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is of utmost importance, ensuring a secure environment with low crime. Proximity to your workplace or school helps reduce commuting time and offers convenience. Access to amenities such as parks, grocery stores, and healthcare facilities enhances your daily life. Public transportation options contribute to easy mobility. A sense of community fosters a supportive and engaging environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere should align with your desired lifestyle, ensuring a fulfilling living experience. Considering these items will guide you towards finding the perfect neighborhood that fits all your needs. With useful information like commute, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Paradise and in the areas around Paradise is a much easier task.

      Using data and statistics Paradise has received a livability score of 59 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 36th percentile when compared to all other cities. This is a lower than the United States average livability score as Paradise does not rank well for most categories. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Paradise has higher than average grades for the following: education (A-) and housing (B-). The bad news for Paradise, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: amenities (F) and cost of living (F).

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Paradise can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category. A healthy real estate market can lead to wealth appreciation for property owners, as rising property values can contribute to homeowners' equity, financial stability and the ability to build long-term wealth.

      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 Paradise is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Paradise come in at $200,900, which is 50.9% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Paradise, the home price to income ratio is 4.2, which is 34.4% lower than the California average.

      Paradise transportation information

      Statistic Paradise California National
      Average one way commute24min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.9%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.2%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home8.0%5.4%4.6%

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