Portola Valley 71 Excellent
Portola Valley Livability #316 ranked city in California#11,296 ranked city in the USARanks better than 61% of areas

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D Portola Valley Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F Portola Valley Cost of Living Cost of living is 150% higher than California
Portola Valley
350250% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Portola Valley cost of living
A+ Portola Valley Crime Total crime is 74% lower than California
Total crime
72071% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 13971% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
Portola Valley crime
A+ Portola Valley Employment Household income is 265% higher than California
Median household income
$232,981321% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$142,953379% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%25% lower than the US average
Portola Valley employment
F Portola Valley Housing Home value is 389% higher than California
Median home value
$2,000,001983% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$3,114228% higher than the US average
Home ownership
84%32% higher than the US average
Portola Valley real estate or Portola Valley rentals
A+ Portola Valley Schools HS graduation rate is 21% higher than California
High school grad. rates
96%16% higher than the US average
School test scores
82%66% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:111% lower than the US average
Portola Valley K-12 schools
C Portola Valley User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Portola Valley
Overall user rating
63% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
73% 3 total surveys
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      Portola Valley transportation information

      StatisticPortola ValleyCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute29min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work74.9%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool3.7%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.9%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home15.9%5.4%4.6%

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