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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Recreation Park is a neighborhood in Long Beach, California with a population of 14,987. Recreation Park is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Recreation Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Recreation Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Recreation Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Recreation Park are above average.
About Recreation Park...
Population
14,987

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$580,177
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,310
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    72%
  • Own
    28%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$67,431
National
$55,322
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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Other than a few crazy, homeless people, it's great!
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The streets could be in better repair, but it's better than in Hollywood.
I can't vouch for anyone else, but I'm still unemployed.