Upland 71 Excellent
Upland Livability #212 ranked city in California#5,927 ranked city in the USARanks better than 79% of areas

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      Living in Upland, CA

      Upland is a moderately-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 75,851 people. In Upland, there are 4,859 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of Upland identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 24% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 71% of the population considered married and 60% with kids under the age of 18, Upland could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Upland could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to look. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. To help you find the best places to live in and around Upland, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like commute, health & safety, education, housing and more.

      The livability score in Upland is 71/100 and the city is ranked in the 79th percentile of all cities across America. For each of the livability categories, we know that Upland ranks very well for amenities (A+) and employment (A-). There is at least one category that did not score well in Upland. The following was graded with a discouraging score: crime (D).

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

      Assuming that Upland meets all of your requirements like low crime rates, good schools and great local amenities, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Upland. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Upland are simply unattainable. The median home price for Upland homes is $444,200, which is 8.5% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Upland, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 7.1, which is 10.9% higher than the California average.

      Upland transportation information

      Statistic Upland California National
      Average one way commute31min30min27min
      Workers who drive to work76.1%72.1%74.9%
      Workers who carpool10.5%10.0%8.9%
      Workers who take public transit2.5%4.6%4.6%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%0.8%0.5%
      Workers who walk1.3%2.5%2.6%
      Working from home7.0%8.4%7.3%

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