Willowbrook is a moderately-sized city located in the state of California. The city has a population of 22,035 residents. In Willowbrook, there are 14,247 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of Willowbrook identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 67% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. With an average age of 26 years old, Willowbrook could be a great place to live for young adults as this age is well below the national average.
Without the right tools, moving to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Willowbrook, California could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. To help you find the best places to live in and around Willowbrook, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, cost of living, weather, education, housing and more.
Willowbrook has a livability score of 54/100 and is ranked #1,310 in California and #27,490 in the USA. This is a lower than the US average livability score as Willowbrook does not rank well for most categories. This city ranks so poorly that more than 90% of the cities in all of the USA have a higher score. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Willowbrook scores well for amenities (A+) and weather (A). On a more negative note, Willowbrook does not have favorable scores for the following: crime (F), cost of living (F), education (F), employment (F) and housing (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.
Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Willowbrook on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.
Assuming that Willowbrook meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Willowbrook. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Willowbrook are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Willowbrook come in at $246,800, which is 39.7% lower than the California average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Willowbrook, the home price to income ratio is 6.5, which is 1.6% higher 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 Willowbrook were 6.6%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 11.5%.
|Average one way commute||30min||28min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||72.1%||73.5%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||14.6%||10.6%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||5.9%||5.2%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.5%||1.1%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||2.2%||2.7%||2.8%|
|Working from home||3.5%||5.4%||4.6%|