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Fullerton
  • Suburb of Los Angeles, CA

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

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Fullerton is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 141,061. Fullerton is in Orange County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Fullerton offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Fullerton there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Fullerton and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Fullerton are highly rated.

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About Fullerton...
Population
141,061

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$667,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,718
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Fullerton Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    173.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    41.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    87
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    368.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,731.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    300.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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