Rancho Cordova 72 Excellent
Rancho Cordova Livability #344 ranked city in California#9,844 ranked city in the USARanks better than 66% of areas
A+ Rancho Cordova Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Rancho Cordova Cost of Living Cost of living is 19% lower than California
Rancho Cordova
11313% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rancho Cordova cost of living
D+ Rancho Cordova Crime Total crime is 5% lower than California
Total crime
2,4605% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 415% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
13%Year over year crime is up
Rancho Cordova crime
D- Rancho Cordova Employment Household income is 16% lower than California
Median household income
$53,3604% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$25,03216% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%54% higher than the US average
Rancho Cordova employment
B- Rancho Cordova Housing Home value is 45% lower than California
Median home value
$223,30021% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9823% higher than the US average
Home ownership
55%14% lower than the US average
Rancho Cordova real estate or Rancho Cordova rentals
C+ Rancho Cordova Schools HS graduation rate is 7% higher than California
High school grad. rates
86%3% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:134% higher than the US average
Rancho Cordova K-12 schools
B Rancho Cordova User Ratings There are a total of 8 ratings in Rancho Cordova
Overall user rating
73% 8 total ratings
User reviews rating
67% 3 total reviews
User surveys rating
81% 5 total surveys
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      Living in Rancho Cordova, CA

      Rancho Cordova is a moderately-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 69,482 residents. The average American spends an average of about 26 minutes on their one way commute each day. Lower travel times to work can increase overall happiness and allow for more time to be spent with family. While living in Rancho Cordova, your commute times will be about average with a one way commute time of 25 minutes.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very daunting task. However, it could also be a good experience if you are willing to get to know the town before actually living in Rancho Cordova, California. The best areas in Rancho Cordova and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, weather, education, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the California and national averages.

      Using data and statistics Rancho Cordova has received a livability score of 70 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 63rd percentile when compared to all other cities. For each of the livability categories, we see that Rancho Cordova ranks very well for amenities (A+), weather (B+) and housing (B-). Unfortunately for Rancho Cordova, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: cost of living (F), education (F) and employment (D-).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Rancho Cordova 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.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Rancho Cordova is real estate affordability. 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. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Rancho Cordova will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Rancho Cordova, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 6%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 11%.

      Rancho Cordova transportation information

      StatisticRancho CordovaCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute25min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.3%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.3%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.5%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.5%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home4.5%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 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).