Rosemead 56 Poor
Rosemead Livability #1,111 ranked city in California#25,642 ranked city in the USARanks better than 12% of areas
A+ Rosemead Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Rosemead Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% higher than California
14343% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rosemead cost of living
C+ Rosemead Crime Total crime is 22% lower than California
Total crime
2,00415% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5015% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
Rosemead crime
D- Rosemead Employment Household income is 29% lower than California
Median household income
$45,51018% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,83940% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%2% higher than the US average
Rosemead employment
F Rosemead Housing Home value is 11% higher than California
Median home value
$455,100146% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,20627% higher than the US average
Home ownership
47%26% lower than the US average
Rosemead real estate or Rosemead rentals
F Rosemead Schools HS graduation rate is 20% lower than California
High school grad. rates
64%23% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:134% higher than the US average
Rosemead K-12 schools
D Rosemead User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Rosemead
Overall user rating
56% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
55% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
56% 7 total surveys
all Rosemead poll results

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      Living in Rosemead, CA

      Located in the state of California, Rosemead is a medium-sized city with a population of 54,507 residents. Rosemead has a population density of 10,559 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Rosemead identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 27% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language.

      Living in Rosemead can be a good experience for anyone relocating to the city. Having said that, in the state of California, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, weather, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Rosemead and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Rosemead to California and the national average.

      The livability score in Rosemead is 67/100 and the city is ranked in the 48th percentile of all cities across America. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Rosemead scores well for amenities (A+) and weather (A+). On a less positive note, Rosemead does not have favorable ranks for the following: cost of living (F), education (D-), employment (D-) and housing (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

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

      Assuming that Rosemead meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Rosemead. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Rosemead are simply unattainable. The median home price for Rosemead homes is $455,100, which is 11.2% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Rosemead, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 10, which is 56.3% higher than the California average. Real estate appreciation rates in Rosemead are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Rosemead homes comes in at 8.6%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 7.4%.

      Rosemead transportation information

      Average one way commute29min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work75.9%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.2%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.9%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.1%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.6%5.4%4.6%

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