Livability Score

64
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities C

There are some amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) F
Lollicup
Coffee Shop
Tierra Mia Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Milkyway Tea House
Coffee Shop
3rd Street Coffee
Coffee Shop
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Coffee Shop
Dales Donuts
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (2) F
Unknown Name
Stadium
Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg Family Home
Museum
Regal Edwards South Gate & IMAX
Cinema
Unknown Name
Bowling Alley
Park Theatres
Cinema
Unknown Name
Bowling Alley
Unknown Name
Bowling Alley
Ross Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Downey Art Museum
Museum
BIANCHI Stadium 11
Cinema
Studio Movie Grill Downey
Cinema
Stay Gallery
Art Gallery
Downey Civic Theatre
Theatre Arts
Saydel Inc
Attraction
Columbia Memorial Space Center
Museum
Cinemark Downey 14 and XD
Cinema
Allen Layne Stadium
Stadium
Compton Creek Natural Park
Attraction
Food and Drink (34) A-
Little Caesars
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
Los Encinos
Bar
McDonald's
Fast Food
Sam's Burgers and Mexican Food
Fast Food
Chipotle
Fast Food
Los Lagos Bar
Bar
Yogurtland
Sweets
Subway
Fast Food
The Habit Burger Grill
Fast Food
Panda Express
Fast Food
Wingstop
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Domino's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Panda Express
Fast Food
KFC
Fast Food
Winchell's Donut House
Fast Food
Church's Chicken
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Fitness (0) F
LA Fitness
Gym
McCaughan Gymnasium
Gym
Bradley-Milken Youth and Family Center
Community Centre
Watts Senior Citizen Center
Community Centre
Planet Fitness
Gym
Crossfit Downey
Gym
The Camp Transformation Center
Gym
Douglas F. Dollarhide Community Center
Community Centre
Groceries (6) C-
Lucky
Grocery Store
La Favorita Bakery
Bakery
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
El Super
Grocery Store
Smart & Final Extra!
Grocery Store
ALDI
Grocery Store
Granny's Donuts
Bakery
Superior Grocers
Grocery Store
85 Bakery Cafe
Bakery
Food 4 Less
Grocery Store
Vallarta
Grocery Store
Albertsons
Grocery Store
Super A Foods
Grocery Store
Walmart Neighborhood Market
Grocery Store
Stater Bros.
Grocery Store
Food 4 Less
Grocery Store
Duron's Market
Grocery Store
Duron's Market
Grocery Store
El Super
Grocery Store
Northgate Market
Grocery Store
Porto's Bakery & Cafe
Bakery
Superior
Grocery Store
Ralphs
Grocery Store
Food 4 Less
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
Parks (16) A+
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
South Gate Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Lynwood Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Lugo Park
Park
Circle Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Cudahy Park
Park
Clara Street Sports Complex
Park
Julia Russ Asmus Park
Park
Carnation Park
Park
Clara Park
Park
Wilson School Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Southern Park
Park
Camphor Tree Park
Park
Stanford Avenue Park
Park
Temple Park
Park
Shops (42) A+
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Grace Liquor
Convenience Store
Chevron
Convenience Store
Toad's Liquor
Convenience Store
AT&T
Electronics
The Vitamin Shoppe
Nutrition Supplements
Carter's
Clothing
H20 Nail Salon
Beauty
Skechers
Shoes
T-Mobile
Electronics
Cozy Fox
Clothing
Daniel's Jewelers
Fashion
Five Below
Discount Store
Petco
Pets
Marshalls
Department Store
Denim Exchange
Clothing
Marshalls
Department Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Shoe Palace
Shoes
Torrid
Clothing
Ulta Beauty
Beauty
Forever 21
Clothing
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 4.3% take public transportation in South Gate.
Public Transit Stops (57)
Stops & Stations
A+
Firestone/Rheem
Bus Stop
Firestone/Rheem
Bus Stop
Firestone/Annetta
Bus Stop
Unknown Name
Bus Stop
Firestone/Otis
Bus Stop
Firestone/Otis
Bus Stop
Firestone / Atlantic
Bus Stop
Firestone / Atlantic
Bus Stop
Atlantic/Firestone
Bus Stop
Atlantic/Firestone
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Metro 251
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
4.3%
C-
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cost of living F

The cost of living in South Gate is 142/100 - which is 2% higher than California.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
F
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crime F

South Gate crime rates are 3,831 per 100k, which is 35% higher than California
Property Crime
3,281 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
550 crimes per 100k
F
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employment C

The median income in South Gate is $55,084 - which is 14% lower than California.
Med. Household Income
$55,084
D-
Unemployment Rate
5.7%
F
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health C-

There are some hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (12)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
City Dental Care South Gate
Dentist
Sav-On Pharmacy
Pharmacy
West Coast Dental of South Gate
Dentist
Clinica Medina
Clinic
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station #54
Fire Station
Walmart Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Firestone Dental Group
Dentist
Sanchez Medical Center
Clinic
Saint Francis Medical Center
Hospital
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station #148
Fire Station
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station #147
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Police
Unknown Name
Dentist
San Angel Dental Group
Dentist
Unknown Name
Clinic
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station #57
Fire Station
Century Regional Detention Facility
Police
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
Hospital
Rancho Los Amigos South Campus
Hospital
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station #164
Fire Station
Los Angeles County Fire Department Station #163
Fire Station
Unknown Name
Dentist
Unknown Name
Dentist
Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Station 65
Fire Station
Lakha Medical Clinic
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
F
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housing C+

South Gate home prices are $438,100 - which is 7% higher than California
Home Price
$438,100
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
25%
A+
Home Affordability
8x (home price to income ratio)
F
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schools D-

The South Gate graduation rate is 52% - which is 35% lower than California
School Test Scores
37%
F
High School Grad. Rates
52%
F
Elementary Schools (29) A+
Bryson Avenue Elementary
San Miguel Elementary
Aspire Firestone Academy Charter
Aspire Gateway Academy Charter
Aspire Gateway Academy Charter
Aspire Firestone Academy Charter
Tweedy Elementary
South Gate Middle
Roosevelt Elementary
International Studies Lrng Center At Legacy High Sch Complex
Southgate Montessori Preschool
Lugo Elementary
Cesar Chavez Middle
San Gabriel Avenue Elementary
Thurgood Marshall Elementary
Victoria Avenue Elementary
Valiente College Preparatory Charter
Valiente College Preparatory Charter
Madison Elementary
St Helen Catholic Elementary School
Washington Elementary
Elizabeth Learning Center
Independence Elementary
Montara Avenue Elementary
Stanford Primary Center
High Schools (7) D-
Sci Tech Engr Arts And Math At Legacy High Sch Complex
Visual And Performing Arts At Legacy High School Complex
International Studies Lrng Center At Legacy High Sch Complex
Lynwood High
South Gate Senior High
Odyssey Continuation
Lynwood Alternative
Elizabeth Learning Center
South East High
Pathway Independent Study
Vista High
Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall
Marco Antonio Firebaugh High
Bell Senior High
Animo College Preparatory Academy
Simon Rodia Continuation
David Starr Jordan Senior High
Animo College Preparatory Academy
Prepa Tec Los Angeles High
Prepa Tec Los Angeles High
Los Angeles Computer Science Academy
Alliance Cindy And Bill Simon Technology Academy High
Maywood Academy High
Alliance Cindy And Bill Simon Technology Academy High
Alliance Margaret M. Bloomfield Technology Academy High
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ratings B-

South Gate has an overall rating of 69% from 9 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
B-
User Surveys (8)
From AreaVibes
C+
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South Gate Area Facts

  • South Gate has a Livability Score of 64/100, which is considered good
  • South Gate crime rates are 35% higher than the California average
  • Cost of living in South Gate is 2% higher than the California average
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Visiting My Hometown South Gate, California 3.5 rating By Anonymous ( Feb 17, 2015) I grew up in the beautiful city of South Gate, California. Growing up there was absolutely amazing and relaxing to my soul. There was something about the way the palm trees and sunny skies brightened my body and mind. I used to spend most of my days at Surfside beach and at the B ...Read More rea Mall. The Brea Mall was where I enjoyed lunch and occasionally dinner with a few of my closest friends. After we got done eating we always took time to shop for a new outfit at the clothing stores in the mall. That way we would have something new to wear for our weekend escapades. The one thing I always wished for as a teenager growing up in South Gate is for their to be more choices when it came to the shopping department. There was never really to many great places to go, but just enough to get me by.

Luckily South Gate was located next to Walnut Park and Lynwood, California because they had some pretty cool places to hang out and eat at. South Gate had a few nice places to see like the Travel Town Museum. I have to say that is one of the most interesting places I have ever been. Anyone visiting my hometown should make sure to drop by the museum at least once while they are visiting. Although I loved growing up in the city of South Gate, California I moved away at 18 to live in Wiscasset, Maine where I have now lived for the past seven years. The cold here is what really makes me miss home. I sometimes long for the soft, warm wind the city produces and the view of the palmero plants and palm trees swaying in the breeze. Some day I will go back to visit, and hopefully that day is soon. Read Less
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C Amenities

Are there many local amenities in South Gate? Yes, there are some amenities close to this location.

Parks

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South Gate Park
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Entertainment

Unknown Name
Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg Family Home
Regal Edwards South Gate & IMAX
Unknown Name
Park Theatres
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Ross Auditorium

Food & Drink

Little Caesars
Burger King
Los Encinos
McDonald's
Sam's Burgers and Mexican Food
Chipotle
Los Lagos Bar
Yogurtland

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in South Gate? Of all people who commute, 4.3% take public transportation in South Gate.
Drive to Work
71%

5% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
4%

1% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
2%

1% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is South Gate a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

Sav-On Pharmacy
Walmart Pharmacy

Doctors

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