54 reviews
  1. Town in California
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Real Estate
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$315,400
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$1,592
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%

American Canyon Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    182
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    10
    37
  • Robbery
    79
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    481
    575
  • Theft
    2,154
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    152
    257

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$81,955
National
$53,046
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    14%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

American Canyon Reviews

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American Canyon is a place that I have moved to in order to get a better education at American Canyon High School. This town is a nice quiet town nestled in between Napa and Vallejo; very safe and you can see a lot of police patrolling around ensuring the safety. It's very diverse and there are many things to do if you enjoy doing things outdoors, like hiking or playing in parks.
Living in American Canyon has been great. I used to live in Vallejo, CA where there was many crimes and at times I was afraid to go around in the city because of what could happen to me. Moving to American Canyon has been a great decision for my family. I always feel safe in this in this small because of the people that live here and the police that keeps this town safe. I currently live about 2 minutes away from the police station so if I happen to have an emergency I know that they will be here on time. If I had the chance to move again I would definitely still move to American Canyon. This town has been growing over the last couple years and continues to grow as we speak. I would definitely recommend anyone to come live here
American Canyon is a small homey town that I absolutely loved growing up in. Currently, there aren't quite as many job opportunities in town, but there is building near the Walmart.