Davis, California 

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+4.1% since 2020

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8.1 / 7.1

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Best Places to Live in Davis, California

Davis, California is a vibrant community located in Yolo County. It is known for its thriving academic culture and abundance of green space. Home to the University of California-Davis, students enjoy access to top-notch education and a wide array of cultural activities and events. The city also offers plenty of recreational opportunities like biking trails, farmer's markets, and parks such as Central Park and El Macero. With its affordable cost of living, small-town feel, and easy access to the Bay Area, Davis is an ideal place to call home! Capital city / suburban complex - Northern California, northern Central Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada.
Zip Codes: 95616 95618
Cost of Living: 54.0% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 25 ft above sea level

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Davis, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Mild winters
Nearby recreation
Central location
Growth and sprawl
Rising cost of living
Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade Metro Area

Sacramento, the capital of California, has been a leading agricultural and transportation center for most of its history. In the past 15 years, as costs have escalated in California’s coastal cities, thousands have migrated to the area for its reduced cost of living and proximity to San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. Now, as a result, growth and traffic issues have become top-of-mind issues for the area. Downtown Sacramento is pleasant and attractive but somewhat lacking in entertainment and activities (aside from restored historic “Old Sacramento” riverfront downtown area). Most recent growth has occurred to the north, northeast, and south as typical California sprawl- freeways, strip malls, and endless developments of tightly packed homes. Job growth projections remain strong.


The unemployment rate in Davis is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Davis jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Davis's cost of living is 54.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Davis's Cost of Living

May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Davis, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Yolo county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 69.5% to 28.1%. More Voting Stats

Davis's population is 68,805 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.1%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 21.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Davis is Real Estate: $770,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%.

Davis public schools spend $9,335 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.8 students per teacher in Davis. More Education

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Housing Market in Davis

It's a good time to buy in Davis. Home Appreciation is up 10.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Davis is $770,500.
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Reviews for Davis   14 Reviews
Davis is a Green Oasis - 8/31/2021
We owned a home in Davis for 10 years. There are so many good things about the town. The downtown area has many unique shops and restaurants. The Arboretum walking trail... Read More

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Davis - Bicycling from 1 to 18 years old Creates S - 10/8/2012
Amazing city of diverse culture, food and transportation.... Read More

Pretty Safe - 4/21/2011
Here's my take on the total of 16 years living in Davis, CA for those contemplating a move here. Kids are generally polite and law abiding. They tend to score well... Read More

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