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  3. Housing
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Monrovia is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 36,816. Monrovia is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Monrovia offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Monrovia there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Monrovia and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Monrovia are highly rated.

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About Monrovia...
Population
36,816

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$663,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,590
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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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
    46.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    43.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    236.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,867.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    196
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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