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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Westlake is a neighborhood in Sacramento, California with a population of 3,397. Westlake is in Sacramento County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Westlake offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Westlake there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Westlake and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Westlake are above average.
About Westlake...
Population
3,397

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$394,091
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,604
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    118
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    88
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    913
    500
  • Theft
    295
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    265
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$107,942
National
$55,322
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Westlake Reviews

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Westlake is a great area that is safe, quiet, and has very easy access to downtown and the airport. The area is still developing so there will be growth in the future. It is on the edge of Sacramento, with trails directly adjacent.
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Its a beautiful area wand I feel very safe. there are a few things I would make some minor changes to but generally great place.