Rocklin 75 Excellent
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      Living in Rocklin, CA

      Rocklin is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 60,509 people. Rocklin has a population density of 3,059 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (80% White). Given that fact, Rocklin could be considered less diverse than other cities. Rocklin has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 79% of the population is classified as married and 50% have kids.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Rocklin, California could be a good experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. To help you find the best places to live in and around Rocklin, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, commute, health & safety and more.

      The livability score in Rocklin is 74 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 86th percentile of all cities across America. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Rocklin has higher than average grades for the following: crime (A), education (A+), employment (A+) and housing (A+). On a less positive note, Rocklin does not have favorable grades for the following: amenities (F) and cost of living (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Low violent crime rates (murder, rape, robbery, assault) provide a safer environment for residents, reducing the risk of personal harm, property theft or violence. Low crime can also lead to increased property values and desirability. At 100 crimes per 100,000 residents, Rocklin has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Rocklin 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.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Rocklin is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Rocklin come in at $381,000, which is 6.9% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Rocklin, the home price to income ratio is 4.5, which is 29.7% lower than the California average.

      Rocklin transportation information

      Statistic Rocklin California National
      Average one way commute27min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.0%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.2%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.4%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.2%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home12.1%5.4%4.6%

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