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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade D
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  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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Los Angeles is a city in California with a population of 3,966,936. Los Angeles is in Los Angeles County. Living in Los Angeles offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Los Angeles there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Los Angeles and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Los Angeles are above average.

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About Los Angeles...
Population
3,966,936

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$636,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,450
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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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
    428.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    56.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    240.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    343.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,649.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    389.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    national  12%

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