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American Canyon
  • Suburb of Vallejo, CA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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American Canyon is a suburb of Vallejo with a population of 20,256. American Canyon is in Napa County. Living in American Canyon offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In American Canyon there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in American Canyon and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in American Canyon are highly rated.

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About American Canyon...
Population
20,256

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$517,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,917
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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American Canyon Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    277.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    19.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    77.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    291.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,366
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    223.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  11%

Working in American Canyon

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$108,884
National
$64,994

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