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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    D-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-
Potter Valley is a town in California with a population of 437. Potter Valley is in Mendocino County. Living in Potter Valley offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Potter Valley tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$424,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,375
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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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

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    0%
  • 25-34 years
    28%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    23%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    53%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Potter Valley

Jobs
C-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$70,774
National
$55,322
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Potter Valley Reviews

1 review
Small town with some friendly people. Always a wave when cars pass by; plus a lot of smiles!! Beautiful place to travel to. The school is nice even though it is small. The children get more time with the teacher when they need help.
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