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Fullerton is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 139,611. 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
139,611

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$650,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,669
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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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
    130.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    57.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    77
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    226.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,768.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    256.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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