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A+ San Gabriel Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F San Gabriel Cost of Living Cost of living is 15% higher than California
San Gabriel
15959% more expensive than the US average
13838% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
San Gabriel cost of living
B San Gabriel Crime Total crime is 35% lower than California
Total crime
1,92430% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5230% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
8%Year over year crime is up
San Gabriel crime
D+ San Gabriel Employment Household income is 15% lower than California
Median household income
$54,0152% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$24,28119% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%8% lower than the US average
San Gabriel employment
D- San Gabriel Housing Home value is 48% higher than California
Median home value
$605,600228% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,30538% higher than the US average
Home ownership
47%26% lower than the US average
San Gabriel real estate or San Gabriel rentals
D San Gabriel Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than California
High school grad. rates
77%7% lower than the US average
School test scores
47%5% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:128% higher than the US average
San Gabriel K-12 schools

Living in San Gabriel, CA

San Gabriel, California is a medium-sized city with a population of 40,200 people. With a population density of 9,699 people per square mile, San Gabriel is well above the nation's average density level. 70% of the people in San Gabriel (over the age of 15) are married and 57% 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.

Without the right tools, moving to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in San Gabriel, California could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. To help you find the best places to live in and around San Gabriel, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like cost of living, weather, education, employment and more.

Using data and statistics San Gabriel has received a livability score of 69/100. This score is ranked in the 61st percentile when compared to all other cities. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that San Gabriel has higher than average scores for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B+) and weather (A+). On a more negative note, San Gabriel does not have favorable scores for the following: cost of living (F), education (D) 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 San Gabriel, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Assuming that San Gabriel meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in San Gabriel. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in San Gabriel are simply unattainable. The median home price for San Gabriel homes is $605,600, which is 48% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in San Gabriel, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 11.2, which is 75% higher 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 San Gabriel were 7.3%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.6%.

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Compare San Gabriel, CA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around San Gabriel, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Oakmont, Glendale8310.9719
Verdugo Woodlands, Glendale829.57,722
Emerald Isle, Glendale828.5742
Brockmont, Glendale8110.6596
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rossmoyne, Glendale819.68,294
Sparr Heights, Glendale8010.71,810
El Miradero, Glendale7912.23,627
Crescenta Highlands, Glendale7913.110,550

Best Cities Near San Gabriel, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
La Cañada Flintridge, CA859.920,477
Marina del Rey, CA85229,782
Hermosa Beach, CA8523.319,726
Manhattan Beach, CA8422.235,573
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
San Marino, CA842.113,324
Hidden Hills, CA8432.51,573
South Pasadena, CA833.525,936
Newport Beach, CA8334.386,813

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San Gabriel: A Beautiful California City

I've been living in San Gabriel for a while now and love it so far. The city has everything you could ask for. Great weather, great opportunities, everything. Getting around the city itself is pretty easy because it's mostly on a grid and there are buses that can take you to most places.

There are a few parks throughout the city where you can spend a lot of time relaxing when the sun is out, such as Almansor Park. Plus, Angeles National Forest is close to the city too, if you'd like to spend an afternoon hiking or bike riding. It's great for staying active too because even in the winter, it's warm enough to exercise without having to bundle up.

As far as work goes, there's a good number of options available for you, whether you're looking for part-time or full-time work. The downside is that the real estate can be expensive, even by California standards. But hey, it's too beautiful an area to worry about that all the time!
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