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Mammoth Lakes
  • Town in California

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

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Mammoth Lakes is a town in California with a population of 8,169. Mammoth Lakes is in Mono County. Living in Mammoth Lakes offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Mammoth Lakes there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Mammoth Lakes and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Mammoth Lakes are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$337,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,266
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    320.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    184.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    12.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    209.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,294.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    110.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    5%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  12%

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