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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$308,200
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$1,126
National
$928
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    77%
  • Own
    23%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    184
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    14
    41
  • Robbery
    117
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    210
    525
  • Theft
    903
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    689
    263

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,882
National
$53,889
Children
28%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    56%
    13%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Bell Gardens Reviews

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In my experience, Bell Gardens is a wonderful community. I was raised my entire life in this city, and up to now, I wouldn't have it anyway else. Bell Gardens offers many recreational activities in the community park and provides safety from the Bell Gardens Police Department. The neighborhood watch is also an active group for the community and its many great places to hang out and relax are offered here.
Bell Gardens is a small town, easy to get around. Everything you need you find in bell gardens, stores schools, parks, even a hotel and casino. The school is wonderful, my daughters go there and i am impressed with the quality of education. My daughters love going to school with enthusiasm and eager to learn new things each day. I really love everything about Bell Gardens, best place for me to grow up and have my girls grow up here too.
Bell Gardens is a community southeast of Downtown Los Angeles. It has certain become better over the last years. The city boasts in its cultural heritage, with a predominant Hispanic community that enriches every aspect of the city and its capabilities.