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La Mirada
  • Suburb of Los Angeles, CA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  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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La Mirada is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 48,260. La Mirada is in Los Angeles County. Living in La Mirada offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In La Mirada there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in La Mirada and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in La Mirada are highly rated.

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About La Mirada...
Population
48,260

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$606,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,555
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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La Mirada 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
    124.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    12.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    54
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    218.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    926.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    305.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

Working in La Mirada

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$92,493
National
$64,994

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