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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  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
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Benicia is a suburb of Vallejo with a population of 28,192. Benicia is in Solano County. Living in Benicia offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Benicia there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Benicia and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Benicia are highly rated.

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About Benicia...
Population
28,192

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$585,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,858
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    3.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    45.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    252.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    878.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    193.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Benicia

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$103,413
National
$62,843

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