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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$870,800
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$1,424
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    51
    273
  • Murder
    2
    6
  • Rape
    10
    41
  • Robbery
    53
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    538
    525
  • Theft
    1,520
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    109
    263

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$79,934
National
$53,889
Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Arcadia Reviews

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If you like Asian food and culture, you're in luck because Arcadia (often called "Arc-Asia") is a melting pot of Asian culture. Whether you're looking for delicious dim sum, tiger moms or just want to walk in the occasional restaurant or store barely anyone speaks English, Arcadia can provide many aspects of Asian culture at your feet.

Want a break? The Santa Monica and the beach, the clubs of LA and trendy neighborhoods such as Silverlake are just a drive away. Arcadia is truly a great place to have access to everything you could ask for... Just make sure you ask in Chinese.
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Was ranked the best place to live in America a few years a row several years back. Beautiful, complete with lots of wildlife like peacocks, bears, even foxes - all despite it being a suburban town outside LA. Pasadena's close by with the 210 freeway, and the new Metro Gold Line Station makes traveling to LA cheap (albeit time consuming). The race track, excellent schools, constantly vigilant and visible police force, and picturesque neighborhoods make Arcadia one of the best places in the San Gabriel Valley to live.
BEAUTIFUL suburban neighborhood located in the foothills. Arcadia is very clean and a very tight community with many events to bring everyone together. Predominantly asian, there is no need to go to chinatown when you can live in it. Lots of culture and very friendly people. Homes range in prices and area. You can live close to the city with the Santa Anita mall being no more than a 10 minute drive or in the mountains where you can look out your window on a starry night you and be immersed in nature. Perfect for families with having an amazing school district and many activities for the kids. Loved living here all my life.