Spring Valley 60 Below average
Spring Valley Livability #901 ranked city in California#22,642 ranked city in the USARanks better than 22% of areas
A+ Spring Valley Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Spring Valley Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% lower than California
Spring Valley
13737% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Spring Valley cost of living
F Spring Valley Crime Total crime is 22% higher than California
Total crime
3,14734% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3234% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Spring Valley crime
D Spring Valley Employment Household income is 5% lower than California
Median household income
$60,60010% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$25,59314% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%34% higher than the US average
Spring Valley employment
D Spring Valley Housing Home value is 7% lower than California
Median home value
$380,100106% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,42450% higher than the US average
Home ownership
59%7% lower than the US average
Spring Valley real estate or Spring Valley rentals
C Spring Valley Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than California
High school grad. rates
84%2% higher than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
C Spring Valley User Ratings There are a total of 9 ratings in Spring Valley
Overall user rating
63% 9 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
65% 7 total surveys
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      Living in Spring Valley, CA

      Spring Valley, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 30,128 inhabitants. 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.

      Living in Spring Valley can be a great experience for anyone relocating to the area. Having said that, in the state of California, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, cost of living, weather, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Spring Valley and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Spring Valley to California and the national average.

      Spring Valley has a livability score of 64/100 and is ranked #692 in California and #18,247 in the USA. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Spring Valley ranks well for amenities (A+) and weather (A). The bad news for Spring Valley, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: crime (F), cost of living (F), employment (D) and housing (D).

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

      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 available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Spring Valley is actually affordable. The median home price for Spring Valley homes is $380,100, which is 7.1% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Spring Valley, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.3, which is 1.6% lower than the California average. Real estate appreciation rates in Spring Valley are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Spring Valley homes comes in at 5%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 8.5%.

      Spring Valley transportation information

      StatisticSpring ValleyCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute26min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work84.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.4%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.5%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.6%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.7%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 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).