San Luis

Population: 31,118Median home value: $112,100 71 Ranks better than 68% of areas

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A+ San Luis Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B San Luis Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% lower than Arizona
San Luis
8911% less expensive than the US average
Arizona
982% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
San Luis cost of living
A San Luis Crime Total crime is 50% lower than Arizona
Total crime
1,72737% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5837% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
18%Year over year crime is up
San Luis crime
F San Luis Employment Household income is 38% lower than Arizona
Median household income
$31,74343% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$10,69364% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
10%107% higher than the US average
San Luis employment
D San Luis Housing Home value is 37% lower than Arizona
Median home value
$112,10039% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$63134% lower than the US average
Home ownership
72%13% higher than the US average
San Luis real estate or San Luis rentals
F San Luis Schools HS graduation rate is 51% lower than Arizona
High school grad. rates
40%51% lower than the US average
School test scores
24%52% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
25:158% higher than the US average
San Luis K-12 schools

Living in San Luis, AZ

San Luis is a mid-sized city located in the state of Arizona. The city has a population of 31,118 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 77% of San Luis residents are White, 1% Black and 0% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of San Luis are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 92% of the population also speak Spanish. With an average age of 28 years old, San Luis could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average. San Luis has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 72% of the population is classified as married and 46% have kids.

Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in San Luis, Arizona could be a positive experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. The best areas in San Luis and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, weather, education, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Arizona and national averages.

San Luis, AZ receives 71 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #95 in Arizona and #9,109 in the USA. If we check out each of the categories on their own, we see that San Luis ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), cost of living (B) and weather (B+). There are some categories that San Luis does not rank well for, including: education (F), employment (F) and housing (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in San Luis, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. San Luis gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 134 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than 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 San Luis. 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 Luis are affordable. The median home price for San Luis homes is $112,100, which is 36.6% lower than the Arizona average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in San Luis, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.5, which is 0% lower than the Arizona 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 San Luis will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In San Luis, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 7.2%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 6.8%.

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Compare San Luis, AZ Livability To Other Cities

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I was living in San Luis briefly. It is right up against the Mexico border and not too far from Yuma. There's actually a surprising amount of things you can do here in San Luis, and it's an enjoyable small city. San Luis has a lot of stores and restaurants on both sides of the border so you won't have to go far at all for shopping. It's very affordable to live here too. A nice ranch won't cost much more than $150,000.

If you don't mind the heat in the summer, there's a lot to do outside too. There's always something going on whether it's a street festival or a farmers market. The city has a lot of parks you can relax in too. San Luis Plaza is probably the best area in San Luis because it's a very comfortable indoor mall and a great way to escape the sun and get your shopping done easily.
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Source: The San Luis, AZ data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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