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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Spreckels is a town in California with a population of 562. Spreckels is in Monterey County. Living in Spreckels offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Spreckels and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Spreckels are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$448,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$904
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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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
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Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    3%
  • 18-24 years
    20%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    4%
  • 45-54 years
    27%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    47%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Spreckels

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$90,658
National
$55,322
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Spreckels Reviews

1 review
Such a small town. However, everyone takes care of everyone. We all help each other out. The town really brings vibes from the older days where we used to come all together instead of sitting in houses on electronics.
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