Rowland Heights 66 Average
Rowland Heights Livability #501 ranked city in California#16,751 ranked city in the USARanks better than 42% of areas
A+ Rowland Heights Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Rowland Heights Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than California
Rowland Heights
15353% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rowland Heights cost of living
D- Rowland Heights Crime Total crime is 5% higher than California
Total crime
2,90417% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3517% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
Rowland Heights crime
C Rowland Heights Employment Household income is 2% lower than California
Median household income
$62,34813% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$26,64311% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
3%34% lower than the US average
Rowland Heights employment
D- Rowland Heights Housing Home value is 33% higher than California
Median home value
$544,900195% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,43751% higher than the US average
Home ownership
65%2% higher than the US average
Rowland Heights real estate or Rowland Heights rentals
C Rowland Heights Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than California
High school grad. rates
84%1% higher than the US average
School test scores
51%3% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
23:141% higher than the US average
Rowland Heights K-12 schools
A Rowland Heights User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Rowland Heights
Overall user rating
82% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
85% 1 total surveys
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      Living in Rowland Heights, CA

      Rowland Heights is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 50,281 residents. With a population density of 3,846 people per square mile, Rowland Heights is well above the nation's average density level. More than a quarter of the residents of Rowland Heights identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 20% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Rowland Heights has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 73% of the population is classified as married and 64% have kids.

      If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a good experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Rowland Heights, California. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Rowland Heights and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Rowland Heights to California and the national average.

      Rowland Heights, CA receives 67 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #526 in California and #14,620 in the USA. If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Rowland Heights has higher than average scores for the following: amenities (A+) and weather (A+). On a more negative note, Rowland Heights does not have favorable grades for the following: crime (D-), cost of living (F) and housing (D-). 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 Rowland Heights, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Rowland Heights. 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 Rowland Heights are affordable. Median real estate prices in Rowland Heights come in at $544,900, which is 33.1% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Rowland Heights, the home price to income ratio is 8.7, which is 35.9% higher 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 Rowland Heights will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Rowland Heights, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 4.8%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.1%.

      Rowland Heights transportation information

      StatisticRowland HeightsCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute32min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.1%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.5%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.1%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.7%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.4%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.8%5.4%4.6%

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