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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    D
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Fairfax is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 13,160. Fairfax is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Fairfax offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Fairfax there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Fairfax and residents tend to be liberal.
About Fairfax...
Population
13,160

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$911,675
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,900
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    71%
  • Own
    29%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    333.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    430.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,676.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,433.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    363.4
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$71,058
National
$55,322
Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Fairfax Reviews

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Easy to walk to nearby locations, convenient access to stores for shopping, food, clothing, entertainment, gas stations, and night life. People are friendly, the area is relatively quiet for the city and crime seems to be low.
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