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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Canyon is a neighborhood in Redwood City, California with a population of 10,926. Canyon is in San Mateo County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Canyon offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Canyon there are a lot of parks. Many families and retirees live in Canyon and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Canyon are above average.
About Canyon...
Population
10,926

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,246,326
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,862
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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Canyon Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$152,700
National
$55,322
Families with Children
30%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Great weather and neighborhood, downtown growing.
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We have everything we need really close and don't have to travel far. Plus, we are close to the city and other luxury places to travel to.
Police cars are frequently seen patrolling around town.