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Ferndale
  • Town in California

Report Card

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

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Ferndale is a town in California with a population of 1,569. Ferndale is in Humboldt County. Living in Ferndale offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Ferndale and residents tend to lean liberal.

About

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$471,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,151
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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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
    285.9
    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
    285.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    500.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    31%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    43%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Ferndale

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$64,028
National
$75,149

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