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  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  12. Commute
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Del Monte Forest is a town in California with a population of 4,575. Del Monte Forest is in Monterey County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Del Monte Forest offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Del Monte Forest there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Del Monte Forest and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Del Monte Forest are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,170,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,990
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Del Monte Forest Rankings

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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
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Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    37%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Del Monte Forest

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$131,597
National
$55,322

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Del Monte Forest Reviews

2 reviews
I love where I live because it is beautiful, and it is very quite since we don't really have any neighbors
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Never really had an violence in this area, so I've been very lucky