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Davis
  • Suburb of Sacramento, CA

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

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Davis is a suburb of Sacramento with a population of 68,543. Davis is in Yolo County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Davis offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Davis there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Davis and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Davis are highly rated.

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About Davis...
Population
68,543

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$652,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,567
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    57%
  • Own
    43%
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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
    57.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    30.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    63.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    392.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,602.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    143.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    34%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    42%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

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