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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$693,248
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,710
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    75%
  • Own
    25%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    126
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    99
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    705
    500
  • Theft
    1,071
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    197
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$70,421
National
$55,322
Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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Sawtelle Reviews

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It's a perfect place for students as it has convenient access to all the delicious food places as well as food markets. There are plenty of stores nearby the area and students will not have to drive out far to meet their needs. Also, there is a metro nearby Sawtelle and it leads to most of the places around LA in one stop, so that is really convenient as well. During the night, there are a lot of people just walking around so it's a relatively safe neighborhood.
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