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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  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
    B-
Interlaken is a town in California with a population of 7,191. Interlaken is in Santa Cruz County. Living in Interlaken offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Interlaken there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Interlaken and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$506,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,627
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Interlaken Rankings

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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
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    33%
    13%

Working in Interlaken

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,000
National
$55,322
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Interlaken Reviews

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Hidden gem! This place with 5-7 natural lakes made by glacial depressions sits right in the middle of the world's largest organic farmlands. It has some really majestic places that could be pulled from the pages of fairy tale books. Anywhere else, these lake properties would cost multiple millions. Imagine waking up to the sunrise cresting over the lush green redwood forrested Santa Cruz mountain with a light glaze of mist over the water and watch the Bald Eagle dive for it's first catch of the day. This is my morning during Spring in Interlaken.
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The Area I live in is great. I love it here. its always sunny but its also fresh and usually we have a breeze. this is my home and although there could be changes to make it better I do see myself living here in my future. in the future I see this area helping out the poor more. I see this community caring more about each other and helping out with whatever can be done.
There are things that happened That has been heard of. Just like everywhere there is bad. But the police are there to help and they make it so the we are safe and w are able to walk around not feeling unsafe.