Aptos

12 reviews
  1. Town in California
B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$618,400
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$1,693
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%

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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
    No Data
    264
  • Murder
    No Data
    5
  • Rape
    No Data
    37
  • Robbery
    No Data
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    575
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    257

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$78,929
National
$53,046
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    14%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

Reviews

12 reviews
  • Excellent
    3
  • Very Good
    6
  • Average
    3
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    0
The weather is beautiful all the time! It stays around 60-70 degrees basically every day with a light breeze! However, we have a serious drought issue. The state of California is expected to only have a year of water left for plants and animals and humans. I have no idea what will happen once the reservoirs dry up.
  • Niche User
  • Apr 9 2015
Beautiful area to grow up in, the beaches, local vibe, and laid back life style. Great schools with dedicated professors who generally care about the wellbeing of the students. There is so much to do with in a 15 mile radius.
  • Former Resident
  • 3 months ago
The food here is so diverse and so incredible! A lot of the seafood and locally caught and fresh which is fantastic! However, most restaurants are pricey.
  • Niche User
  • Apr 9 2015