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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  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 3,279. Westlake is in Sacramento County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Westlake offers residents a sparse 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
3,279

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$432,195
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,877
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Westlake Rankings

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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
    117.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    88.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    913.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    294.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    265.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$121,998
National
$55,322
Families with Children
38%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Westlake Reviews

2 reviews
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.