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Benicia
  • Suburb of Vallejo, CA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  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

editorial

Benicia is a suburb of Vallejo with a population of 27,040. Benicia is in Solano County and is one of the best places to live in California. 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.

About

About Benicia...
Population
27,040

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$736,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,220
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Benicia Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    75.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    30.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    48.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    251.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,139.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    236.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Benicia

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$124,375
National
$75,149

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