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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Day Valley is a town in California with a population of 3,816. Day Valley is in Santa Cruz County. Living in Day Valley offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Day Valley there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Day Valley and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Day Valley are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$815,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,858
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Day Valley Rankings

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

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Day Valley

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$99,146
National
$55,322
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