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California
  • Town in Missouri

Report Card

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

editorial

California is a town in Missouri with a population of 4,405. California is in Moniteau County. Living in California offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in California and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in California are above average.

About

About California...
Population
4,405

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$111,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$605
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    67.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    180.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,039.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    22.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

Working in California

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,904
National
$62,843

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