Roseville 79 Exceptional
Roseville Livability #99 ranked city in California#3,411 ranked city in the USARanks better than 88% of areas
A+ Roseville Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Roseville Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% lower than California
13232% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Roseville cost of living
B Roseville Crime Total crime is 16% lower than California
Total crime
2,1658% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 478% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-10%Year over year crime is down
Roseville crime
C+ Roseville Employment Household income is 23% higher than California
Median household income
$78,44642% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$36,34522% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%11% lower than the US average
Roseville employment
C- Roseville Housing Home value is 13% lower than California
Median home value
$355,90093% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,35943% higher than the US average
Home ownership
65%1% higher than the US average
Roseville real estate or Roseville rentals
A- Roseville Schools HS graduation rate is 16% higher than California
High school grad. rates
93%12% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:131% higher than the US average
Roseville K-12 schools
A+ Roseville User Ratings There are a total of 25 ratings in Roseville
Overall user rating
87% 25 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
88% 24 total surveys
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      Living in Roseville, CA

      Roseville, California is a medium-sized city with a population of 128,276 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 78% of Roseville residents are White, 10% Asian and 2% Black. 80% of the people in Roseville (over the age of 15) are married and 53% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in Roseville is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a good experience before moving to any new city in California, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, cost of living, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in Roseville and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Roseville to California and the national average.

      With a livability score of 76 out of 100, Roseville is ranked #4,033 in the United States and #159 in California. Clearly, Roseville is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Roseville has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B+), weather (B+) and education (B). On a less positive note, Roseville does not have favorable ranks for the following: cost of living (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Roseville, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Golfland Sunsplash, Antique Trove, and All American Speedway.

      Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 176 crimes per 100,000 residents, Roseville has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Roseville. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Roseville are affordable. The median home price for Roseville homes is $355,900, which is 13% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Roseville, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 4.5, which is 29.7% lower than the California average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Roseville were 3.5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.8%.

      Roseville transportation information

      Average one way commute26min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work79.5%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.1%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.8%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.9%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home7.0%5.4%4.6%

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