San Lorenzo 66 Below average
San Lorenzo Livability #641 ranked city in California#16,995 ranked city in the USARanks better than 41% of areas
A+ San Lorenzo Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F San Lorenzo Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% higher than California
San Lorenzo
15050% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
San Lorenzo cost of living
D- San Lorenzo Crime Total crime is 5% higher than California
Total crime
2,70515% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3715% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
San Lorenzo crime
C San Lorenzo Employment Household income is 31% higher than California
Median household income
$83,28851% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$30,8153% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%17% higher than the US average
San Lorenzo employment
C- San Lorenzo Housing Home value is 2% higher than California
Median home value
$419,300127% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,53962% higher than the US average
Home ownership
72%14% higher than the US average
San Lorenzo real estate or San Lorenzo rentals
D+ San Lorenzo Schools HS graduation rate is 3% higher than California
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:127% higher than the US average
San Lorenzo K-12 schools
B San Lorenzo User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in San Lorenzo
Overall user rating
73% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
88% 2 total surveys
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      Living in San Lorenzo, CA

      San Lorenzo, California is a medium-sized city with a population of 24,790 residents. With a population density of 8,932 people per square mile, San Lorenzo is well above the nation's average density level. More than a quarter of the residents of San Lorenzo identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 25% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. 78% of the people in San Lorenzo (over the age of 15) are married and 54% 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 San Lorenzo is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a positive experience before relocating to any new city in California, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. With useful information like amenities, weather, education and other key data points, finding the best places to live in San Lorenzo and in the areas around San Lorenzo is a much easier task.

      Using data and statistics San Lorenzo has received a livability score of 64 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 35th percentile when compared to all other cities. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that San Lorenzo has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+) and weather (B+). Regrettably for San Lorenzo, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: crime (D-), cost of living (F) and education (F).

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

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in San Lorenzo. 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 San Lorenzo are affordable. Median real estate prices in San Lorenzo come in at $419,300, which is 2.4% higher than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In San Lorenzo, the home price to income ratio is 5, which is 21.9% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the San Lorenzo area were 11.2% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 14.5%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      San Lorenzo transportation information

      StatisticSan LorenzoCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute31min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work74.3%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit9.2%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.7%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.7%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.0%5.4%4.6%

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