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  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade B

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Westlake is a neighborhood in Sacramento, California with a population of 3,808. 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.

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About Westlake...
Population
3,808

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$473,291
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,802
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    117.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    88.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    913.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    294.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    265.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$126,325
National
$62,843
Families with Children
38%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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