Everything else equal, I think we can all agree that living in a cheaper place is better than living in a more expensive place.
I’d much rather pay $500/mo in rent than $1,000. And I’d rather pay $2 for coffee than $5.
And while every neighbhorhood in Glendale might be more expensive than living in rural California, there are certain neighborhoods that are definitely cheaper.
So what exactly are those Glendale neighborhoods where your dollar goes a little further — you can get that one bedroom instead of the studio?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Glendale are the cheapest.
What’s the cheapest neighborhood to live in Glendale for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Crescenta Highlands looks to be the cheaptest Glendale neighborhood to live in.
At this point we should make it clear that you do get what you pay for — some of these neighborhoods might not be the best places to live in Glendale. You could be sacrificing location or crime rates in return for more space and cheaper groceries.
Read on to see how we determined the places around Glendale that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Glendale.
Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from cheapest to most expensive.
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How We Determined The Cheapest Glendale Hoods In 2020
In order to rank the cheapest places to live in Glendale, we had to determine what criteria defines “cheap”.
- Overall Cost Of Living
- Rent To Income Ratio
- Median Home Value To Income Ratio
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 34 in each category, where 1 was the cheapest.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a cheap neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest cheapest neighborhood index the “Cheapest City Neighborhood In Glendale.” We’re lookin’ at you, Crescenta Highlands.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the cheapest places Glendale. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from cheapest to most expensive.
The 10 Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In Glendale For 2020
The median income in Crescenta Highlands comes in at $105,077 and the median home value is $600,856 for 2020.
The median income in Rancho San Rafael comes in at $165,399 and the median home value is $745,350 for 2020.
The median income in Emerald Isle comes in at $167,680 and the median home value is $897,350 for 2020.
The median income in San Rafael Hills comes in at $124,948 and the median home value is $714,850 for 2020.
The median income in Verdugo Viejo comes in at $67,798 and the median home value is $404,330 for 2020.
The median income in Tropico comes in at $38,550 and the median home value is $237,443 for 2020.
The median income in Verdugo Woodlands comes in at $113,740 and the median home value is $787,060 for 2020.
The median income in Rossmoyne comes in at $85,307 and the median home value is $654,950 for 2020.
The median income in City Center comes in at $45,744 and the median home value is $332,058 for 2020.
The median income in Pelanconi comes in at $69,668 and the median home value is $528,600 for 2020.
Summing Up The Cheapest Places In Glendale
If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Glendale where prices are low and it’s cheap to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Glendale aren’t all cheap. Woodbury takes the title of the most expensive neighborhood to live in Glendale.
We ranked the neighborhoods from cheapest to most expensive in the chart below.
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Detailed List Of The Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In Glendale For 2020
|Rank||Neighborhood||Cost Of Living Index|
|2||Rancho San Rafael||173|
|4||San Rafael Hills||175|
|27||Montrose Verdugo City||161|