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Bell
  • Suburb of Los Angeles, CA

Report Card

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

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Bell is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 35,301. Bell is in Los Angeles County. Living in Bell offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Bell there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Bell and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Bell are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$436,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,216
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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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
    377.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    33.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    95.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    413.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    669.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    329.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    44%
    national  11%

Working in Bell

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,740
National
$64,994

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