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South Gate
  • Suburb of Los Angeles, CA

Report Card

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

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South Gate is a suburb of Los Angeles with a population of 94,642. South Gate is in Los Angeles County. Living in South Gate offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In South Gate there are a lot of parks. Many families live in South Gate and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in South Gate are above average.

About

About South Gate...
Population
94,642

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$408,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,160
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    57%
  • Own
    43%
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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
    442.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    189.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    371.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,760.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    783.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    43%
    national  12%

Working in South Gate

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,321
National
$62,843

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