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  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Saranap is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 6,231. Saranap is in Contra Costa County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Saranap offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Saranap there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Saranap and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Saranap are highly rated.

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About Saranap...
Population
6,231

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$925,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,164
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Saranap Rankings

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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  12%

Working in Saranap

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$129,567
National
$62,843

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