The map shows where residents in San Marino and surrounding areas believe are the best places to live. Areas such as San Gabriel, CA and East Pasadena, CA are also shown. Top areas are in purple and green, with less-desired areas in red.

San Marino, CA map of the best places to live by home value

Desireability Index

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The most desired areas tend to be in the north parts of the city, while more affordable homes are in the northwest regions.

Median house prices in San Marino, CA are $2,399,397, meaning San Marino homes are much more expensive than the US median of $376,286. We analyzed a significant sample of cities with similar populations like Swansea, IL and Dunmore, PA, and found homes in San Marino cost much more.

Compared to California, San Marino home prices are much more expensive than the state's average of $730,840. These are the best neighborhoods as judged by the market: the places people most want to live. While these areas tend to have lower crime rates and higher quality of life, it is primarily a map of the best areas by median home value in San Marino, CA.

In regards to housing disparity, the quality of neighborhood within San Marino varies somewhat.

Data Sources: U.S. Census, proprietary data mapping and analysis


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