West Puente Valley 52 Poor
West Puente Valley Livability #1,216 ranked city in California#27,451 ranked city in the USARanks better than 6% of areas
A+ West Puente Valley Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F West Puente Valley Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than California
West Puente Valley
13131% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
West Puente Valley cost of living
F West Puente Valley Crime Total crime is 36% higher than California
Total crime
3,75951% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2751% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-2%Year over year crime is down
West Puente Valley crime
D- West Puente Valley Employment Household income is 4% higher than California
Median household income
$66,53220% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$18,26739% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%39% higher than the US average
West Puente Valley employment
D West Puente Valley Housing Home value is 16% lower than California
Median home value
$342,30085% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,50258% higher than the US average
Home ownership
80%25% higher than the US average
West Puente Valley real estate or West Puente Valley rentals
F West Puente Valley Schools HS graduation rate is 22% lower than California
High school grad. rates
62%25% lower than the US average
School test scores
29%40% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
West Puente Valley K-12 schools
D- West Puente Valley User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in West Puente Valley
Overall user rating
50% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
0% 0 total surveys
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      Living in West Puente Valley, CA

      West Puente Valley, California is a mid-sized city with a population of 24,476 residents. In West Puente Valley, there are 13,095 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of West Puente Valley identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 67% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language.

      Without the right tools, relocating to any new area can be very stressful and challenging. Living in West Puente Valley, California could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, weather, education, you can easily compare the best places to live in West Puente Valley and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare West Puente Valley to California and the national average.

      Using data and statistics West Puente Valley has received a livability score of 59 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 17th percentile when compared to all other cities. This score ranks well below the national average. With such a low livability score, it might be worth investigating a little further. If we examine each of the categories on their own, we see that West Puente Valley ranks well for amenities (A+) and weather (A+). There are some categories that West Puente Valley scores poorly for, including: crime (F), cost of living (F), education (F), employment (D-) and housing (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., West Puente 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 West Puente Valley is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in West Puente Valley come in at $342,300, which is 16.4% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In West Puente Valley, the home price to income ratio is 5.1, which is 20.3% lower than the California average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in West Puente Valley were 5.6%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9.4%.

      West Puente Valley transportation information

      StatisticWest Puente ValleyCaliforniaNational
      Average one way commute31min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.8%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.5%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.8%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.8%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.4%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.3%5.4%4.6%

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