Rancho Cordova 72 Excellent
Rancho Cordova Livability #209 ranked city in California#5,133 ranked city in the USARanks better than 82% of areas

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      Living in Rancho Cordova, CA

      Rancho Cordova is a mid-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 69,482 inhabitants. Long travel times to work can be one of the most frustrating things in the world - right behind housework! If you decide that living in Rancho Cordova is the right fit for you, your one way commute time will average 25 minutes, which is about average when compared to the national commute time of 26 minutes.

      Living in Rancho Cordova can be a great experience for anyone moving to the city. Having said that, in the state of California, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! When searching for a new neighborhood, several factors play a vital role in determining its suitability. Safety should be a top priority, ensuring a secure environment with low crime rates. Proximity to your workplace or school helps minimize commuting time and allows for a better work-life balance. Availability of essential amenities such as parks, coffee shops, restaurants, grocery stores, and healthcare facilities contributes to convenience and well-being. Access to reliable public transportation options facilitates easy commuting and connectivity. Additionally, considering the sense of community and the overall atmosphere that resonates with your lifestyle and preferences fosters a harmonious living experience. To help you find the best places to live in and around Rancho Cordova, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, crime, commute, education, employment and more.

      Using data and statistics Rancho Cordova has received a livability score of 70/100. This score is ranked in the 78th percentile when compared to all other cities. If we explore each of the categories individually, we see that Rancho Cordova ranks well for employment (C+) and housing (A+). Rancho Cordova does not rank well for the following: cost of living (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Rancho Cordova apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city. A thriving real estate market can also generate strong local economic activity and job creation.

      Assuming that Rancho Cordova meets all of your requirements like low crime rates, good schools and great local amenities, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Rancho Cordova. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Rancho Cordova are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Rancho Cordova come in at $223,300, which is 45.4% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Rancho Cordova, the home price to income ratio is 4.2, which is 34.4% lower than the California average.

      Rancho Cordova transportation information

      Statistic Rancho Cordova California National
      Average one way commute27min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work74.4%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.3%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.0%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.4%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home7.7%5.4%4.6%

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