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Lake Balboa
  • Neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D
  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
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Lake Balboa is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 27,578. Lake Balboa is in Los Angeles County. Living in Lake Balboa offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Lake Balboa there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lake Balboa and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Lake Balboa are above average.

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About Lake Balboa...
Population
27,578

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$547,848
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,964
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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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
    143.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    84.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    726.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    722.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    280.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$84,077
National
$62,843
Families with Children
30%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

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