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Visalia
  • City in California

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  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 C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Visalia is a city in California with a population of 133,100. Visalia is in Tulare County. Living in Visalia offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Visalia there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Visalia and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Visalia are above average.

About

About Visalia...
Population
133,100

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$254,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,085
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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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
    220.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    78.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    104.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    449.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,509.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    308
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  11%

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