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

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Santa Clarita is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 213,411. Santa Clarita is in Los Angeles County. Living in Santa Clarita offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Santa Clarita there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Santa Clarita and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Santa Clarita are highly rated.

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About Santa Clarita...
Population
213,411

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$537,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,895
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    62.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    40.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    179.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    663.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    100.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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