Perris 57 Poor
Perris Livability #1,052 ranked city in California#24,702 ranked city in the USARanks better than 15% of areas
A Perris Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Perris Cost of Living Cost of living is 19% lower than California
11313% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Perris cost of living
D+ Perris Crime Total crime is 6% higher than California
Total crime
2,72716% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3716% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Perris crime
F Perris Employment Household income is 20% lower than California
Median household income
$51,3157% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$14,76551% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
9%89% higher than the US average
Perris employment
D Perris Housing Home value is 48% lower than California
Median home value
$211,40014% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,28035% higher than the US average
Home ownership
60%6% lower than the US average
Perris real estate or Perris rentals
F Perris Schools HS graduation rate is 21% lower than California
High school grad. rates
63%24% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
24:148% higher than the US average
Perris K-12 schools
C+ Perris User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Perris
Overall user rating
68% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
59% 8 total surveys
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      Living in Perris, CA

      Perris, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 73,718 people. More than a quarter of the residents of Perris identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 57% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Perris tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 27 is far below the national average.

      Living in Perris can be a fulfilling experience for anyone moving to the town. Having said that, in the state of California, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! To help you find the best places to live in and around Perris, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like cost of living, weather, education, housing and more.

      Perris, CA receives 61/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #923 in California and #22,276 in the USA. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Perris ranks well for amenities (A) and weather (A-). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Perris. The following was graded with a less than perfect score: cost of living (F), education (F), employment (F) and housing (D).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Perris, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the notable things to do include: Orange Empire Railway Museum, Skydive Perris, and National Archives at Riverside.

      Assuming that Perris meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Perris. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Perris are simply unattainable. The median home price for Perris homes is $211,400, which is 48.4% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Perris, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.1, which is 35.9% lower than the California average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Perris were 7.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 13.1%.

      Perris transportation information

      Average one way commute37min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.4%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool16.7%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.3%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.1%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home2.6%5.4%4.6%

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