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La Selva Beach

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

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    La Selva Beach is a with a population of 2,544. La Selva Beach is in Santa Cruz County. Living in La Selva Beach offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In La Selva Beach there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in La Selva Beach and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in La Selva Beach are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $963,100
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $2,382
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Suburban Rural Mix
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      43%
    • Own
      57%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      No data available  
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      No data available  
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      No data available  
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      No data available  
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      No data available  
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      No data available  
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      No data available  
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B+
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      10%
    • 10-17 years
      7%
    • 18-24 years
      10%
    • 25-34 years
      7%
    • 35-44 years
      16%
    • 45-54 years
      11%
    • 55-64 years
      13%
    • 65+ years
      25%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      30%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      29%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      24%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      10%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      7%
      national  11%

    Working in La Selva Beach

    Jobs
    grade C+
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $101,406
    National
    $64,994

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