Woodland 64 Below average
Woodland Livability #626 ranked city in California#19,665 ranked city in the USARanks better than 32% of areas
A+ Woodland Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Woodland Cost of Living Cost of living is 13% lower than California
12222% more expensive than the US average
14040% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Woodland cost of living
C- Woodland Crime Total crime is 1% higher than California
Total crime
2,79812% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3612% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Woodland crime
D+ Woodland Employment Household income is 11% lower than California
Median household income
$56,9563% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$25,91313% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%11% higher than the US average
Woodland employment
C Woodland Housing Home value is 30% lower than California
Median home value
$288,20056% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0127% higher than the US average
Home ownership
55%14% lower than the US average
Woodland real estate or Woodland rentals
F Woodland Schools HS graduation rate is 4% lower than California
High school grad. rates
76%8% lower than the US average
School test scores
30%38% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:115% higher than the US average
Woodland K-12 schools
C- Woodland User Ratings There are a total of 14 ratings in Woodland
Overall user rating
59% 14 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 4 total reviews
User surveys rating
68% 10 total surveys
all Woodland poll results

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      Living in Woodland, CA

      Located in the state of California, Woodland is a moderately-sized city with a population of 57,552 people. Woodland has a population density of 3,760 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. According to the most recent Census, 71% of Woodland residents are White, 8% Asian and 1% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Woodland are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 34% of the population also speak Spanish. Woodland is known to be family friendly as more than 73% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 55% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Woodland could be a positive experience compared to other cities in California if you know where to look. The best areas in Woodland and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, cost of living, education, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the California and national averages.

      Using data and statistics Woodland has received a livability score of 67 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 51st percentile when compared to all other cities. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Woodland has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+) and weather (B+). On a more negative note, Woodland does not have favorable ranks for the following: cost of living (F) and education (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Woodland 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. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Woodland: Heidrick AG History Center, Woodland Opera House Theatre, and Reiffs Gas Station Museum.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Woodland. 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 Woodland are affordable. The median home price for Woodland homes is $288,200, which is 29.6% lower than the California average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Woodland, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 5.1, which is 20.3% lower than the California average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Woodland will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Woodland, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 3%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 11.2%.

      Woodland transportation information

      Average one way commute21min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work74.3%73.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool15.2%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.9%5.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.7%1.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.1%2.7%2.8%
      Working from home3.0%5.4%4.6%

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