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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$679,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,051
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    46
    283
  • Murder
    7
    6
  • Rape
    3
    41
  • Robbery
    23
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    936
    500
  • Theft
    657
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    102
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$97,345
National
$55,322
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Walnut Reviews

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Great neighborhood. Very safe. Grew up there, and went to Collegewood Elementary, Suzanne middle school, Walnut high school, and Mount San Antonio College! Great education and very clean.
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Walnut is a quiet and cozy town. The environment is beautiful and safe. The school district is excellent. High quality education is an important symbol of the city. The traffic is developed. A number of highways pass through the city or the surrounding area, and there is a train station that leads to downtown LA. Commercial facilities, sports parks, and public leisure places are relatively complete. It is a livable city.
It is a nice, quiet residential suburb of Los Angeles, making it a good place to reside while also allowing its residents to quickly go to the neighboring cities to shop or Downtown. But due to its residential property, there are few jobs within the city aside from retails for most residents and would need to commute to larger cities for more lucrative opportunities. The fact that Walnut is home to an excellent community college is also a bonus.