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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Elkhorn is a town in California with a population of 1,052. Elkhorn is in Monterey County. Living in Elkhorn offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Elkhorn there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Elkhorn and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$454,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$959
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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Elkhorn 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
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    49%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Elkhorn

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$90,441
National
$55,322
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Elkhorn Reviews

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The side lines for bikes is nearly disappearing so its not the safest street to ride a bike, there are broken glass so my bike often gets flat tires.
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People tend to stay in this community, some people just want to move into the city but some dont.
I sometimes gotta travel long distance to get the lowest price for grocery in the big companies.