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Ross
  • Suburb of San Francisco, CA

Report Card

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

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Ross is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 2,453. Ross is in Marin County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Ross offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Ross there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Ross and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Ross are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,750
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Ross Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    40.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    81.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,181.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    40.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    3%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    43%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    2%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Ross

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$220,714
National
$64,994

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