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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C+
Freedom is a town in California with a population of 3,183. Freedom is in Santa Cruz County. Living in Freedom offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Freedom there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Freedom and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Freedom are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$442,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,139
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Freedom 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
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    43%
    13%

Working in Freedom

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,555
National
$55,322
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Freedom Reviews

1 review
Nice little town that is average throughout. It's a solid place where I have lived all my life, but now I am searching for my next move. I will forever be grateful for those who have raised and befriended me. It's not the nicest place, but it is convenient to everything around.
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