Spring Valley 60 Average
Spring Valley Livability #610 ranked city in California#16,824 ranked city in the USARanks better than 42% of areas

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      Living in Spring Valley, CA

      Spring Valley is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 30,128 people. With a population density of 4,106 people per square mile, Spring Valley is well above the nation's average density level. At 68%, the majority of the Spring Valley population is White; this is followed by 13% Black and 6% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Spring Valley are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 26% of the population also speak Spanish.

      Are you trying to decide if living in Spring Valley is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a fulfilling 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. Several key factors deserve attention. For one, safety is paramount, ensuring that your new area is low in crime is key. Proximity to workplaces or schools minimizes commute times and fosters convenience. Access to essential amenities like parks, grocery stores, food, fitness, shops and healthcare facilities enhances daily life. Efficient public transportation options provide mobility and connectivity. The sense of community creates a welcoming and supportive environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere, encompassing the vibe, aesthetics, and lifestyle offerings, contributes to a fulfilling living experience. Considering these elements helps identify the ideal neighborhood for your needs and preferences. With useful information like amenities, cost of living, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Spring Valley and in the areas around Spring Valley is a much easier task.

      Using data and statistics Spring Valley has received a livability score of 58 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 32nd percentile when compared to all other cities. This score ranks well below the United States average. With such a low livability score, it might be worth investigating a little further. If we check out each of the categories on their own, we see that Spring Valley ranks well for employment (B) and housing (B). The bad news for Spring Valley, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: amenities (F), crime (F) and cost of living (F).

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Spring Valley can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category. A healthy real estate market can lead to wealth appreciation for property owners, as rising property values can contribute to homeowners' equity, financial stability and the ability to build long-term wealth.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Spring Valley is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Spring Valley come in at $380,100, which is 7.1% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Spring Valley, the home price to income ratio is 6.3, which is 1.6% lower than the California average.

      Spring Valley transportation information

      Statistic Spring Valley California National
      Average one way commute28min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.3%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.4%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.1%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.1%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.0%5.4%4.6%

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