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    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Mar Vista is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 38,661. Mar Vista is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Mar Vista offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Mar Vista there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Mar Vista and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Mar Vista are above average.

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About Mar Vista...
Population
38,661

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,220,874
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,876
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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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
    62
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    41.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    532.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    602
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    219.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$87,464
National
$62,843
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

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