Walnut 66 Good
Walnut Livability #341 ranked city in California#10,134 ranked city in the USARanks better than 65% of areas

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      Living in Walnut, CA

      Walnut is a moderately-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 30,026 residents. With a population density of 3,339 people per square mile, Walnut is well above the nation's average density level. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Walnut might be a good fit as 83% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 62% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a good experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in Walnut, California. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is of utmost importance, ensuring a secure environment with low crime. Proximity to your workplace or school helps reduce commuting time and offers convenience. Access to amenities such as parks, grocery stores, and healthcare facilities enhances your daily life. Public transportation options contribute to easy mobility. A sense of community fosters a supportive and engaging environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere should align with your desired lifestyle, ensuring a fulfilling living experience. Considering these items will guide you towards finding the perfect neighborhood that fits all your needs. With useful information like crime, cost of living, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Walnut and in the areas around Walnut is a much easier task.

      Walnut, CA receives 66/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #341 in California and #10,134 in the USA. Based on the scores for each individual category, Walnut has been rewarded with high marks for crime (A+) and education (A). Unfortunately for Walnut, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: amenities (F).

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and can help foster positive community dynamics and social cohesion. Walnut has a violent crime rate of 128 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      Test scores provide a measure of a school's academic performance, the proficiency of its students and can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Walnut have a test score average of 70%, which is well above the US average.

      Being close to public transit, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Walnut. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Walnut are affordable. The median home price for Walnut homes is $679,700, which is 66.1% higher than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Walnut, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 7, which is 9.4% higher than the California average.

      Walnut transportation information

      Statistic Walnut California National
      Average one way commute37min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work77.3%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.2%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.6%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.6%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home5.4%5.4%4.6%

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