Sanger 64 Below average
Sanger Livability #712 ranked city in California#18,466 ranked city in the USARanks better than 36% of areas
A+ Sanger Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D Sanger Cost of Living Cost of living is 25% lower than California
1055% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Sanger cost of living
C- Sanger Crime Total crime is 27% lower than California
Total crime
1,89319% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5319% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
5%Year over year crime is up
Sanger crime
F Sanger Employment Household income is 33% lower than California
Median household income
$42,77123% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,49645% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%71% higher than the US average
Sanger employment
C+ Sanger Housing Home value is 59% lower than California
Median home value
$168,0009% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$8599% lower than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Sanger real estate or Sanger rentals
F Sanger Schools HS graduation rate is 25% lower than California
High school grad. rates
60%27% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:118% higher than the US average
Sanger K-12 schools
B+ Sanger User Ratings There are a total of 2 ratings in Sanger
Overall user rating
76% 2 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
89% 1 total surveys
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      Living in Sanger, CA

      Sanger, California is a moderately-sized city with a population of 24,741 people. With a population density of 4,294 people per square mile, Sanger is well above the nation's average density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (71% White). Given that fact, Sanger could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Sanger are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 60% of the population also speak Spanish. With an average age of 32 years old, Sanger could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average.

      Whether you’re relocating to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Sanger could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to look. The best areas in Sanger and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, crime, cost of living, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the California and national averages.

      Sanger has a livability score of 65 out of 100 and is ranked #669 in California and #17,707 in the USA. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that Sanger ranks very well for amenities (A+) and weather (B+). On a less positive note, Sanger does not have favorable ranks for the following: crime (D-), cost of living (D), education (F) and employment (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Sanger on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Sanger real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Sanger. Median real estate prices in Sanger come in at $168,000, which is 59% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Sanger, the home price to income ratio is 3.9, which is 39.1% lower than the California average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Sanger area were 5.8% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 10.7%. 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.

      Sanger transportation information

      Average one way commute24min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.5%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool13.8%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.7%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.4%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.1%5.4%4.6%

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