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Yolo County
  • County in California

Report Card

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

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Yolo County is located in California with a population of 218,774. Yolo County is one of the best places to live in California. In Yolo County, most residents own their homes. In Yolo County there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Yolo County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Yolo County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$456,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,369
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    146.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    30.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    80.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    434.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,784.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    291.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    20%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

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