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

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Modesto is a city in California with a population of 212,616. Modesto is in Stanislaus County. Living in Modesto offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Modesto there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Modesto and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Modesto are above average.

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About Modesto...
Population
212,616

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$283,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,176
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    578.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    43.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    184.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    530.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,239.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    547.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%

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