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When were prices and availability in Chino Hills, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Chino Hills, CA were last updated on 20 May 2020.

What’s the average rent in Chino Hills, CA?

The average rent in Chino Hills, CA is $2,112.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chino Hills, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chino Hills, CA is between $1,656 and $4,326.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Chino Hills, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Chino Hills, CA is between $1,899 and $4,104.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Chino Hills, CA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Chino Hills, CA is between $2,448 and $4,793.

Renter’s Guide to Chino Hills, CA

Sat on the South-western corner of San Bernardino County, Chino Hills started as a cattle-grazing area. Located just 35 miles from bustling Los Angeles and 20 miles from Anaheim, it didn’t stay that way for long.

Getting its name from the rolling hills dominating its landscape, Chino Hills was mostly rural until the ‘70s when rapid development took hold in the ‘80s. When the town was incorporated in 1991, the population was just 42,000. Since then, it has grown to 74,799 residents according to census data. While still small compared to Los Angeles’ 4 million inhabitants, Chino Hills is growing quickly.

Despite its outlaw history and modest beginnings, Chino Hills is now a mostly white-collar town and punches well above its weight as a desirable place to live. According to FBI crime data, Chino Hills is ranked the 4th safest city in the U.S. for violent crime and has the 6th highest median household income. Money Magazine also ranked it the 20th best place to live in 2012.

As if that wasn’t enough to make you want to move here, the weather in Chino Hills is very pleasant. The town averages 288 days of sun per year with summer highs of 92°F in July and winter lows of 42°F in January. With just 15 inches of rain per year, the most pleasant months are May, June and October.

Another interesting fact about Chino Hills, CA is that it was the fictional location of the Martian spacecraft landing in the 1953 classic: The War of the Worlds.

Chino Hills, CA Demographics

  • Total Population79,298
  • Female 38,601
    Male 40,697
  • Median Age37.3

Cost of Living in Chino Hills, CA

Chino Hills is a diamond in the rough – despite its high rankings in income, safety and comfort, the cost of living in Chino Hills is relatively low.

While many residents own cars, those who choose to take public transportation will be pleasantly surprised to learn that a monthly transit pass from Omnitran is just $55. The transit system in Chino Hills is fairly well developed for a town of its size. They have bus routes offering curb-to-curb service in all of the important points of interest like Ayala High School and City Hall as well as transit services catering to disabled people.

Living in a modestly sized apartment, expect utilities to cost slightly higher than the U.S. average at around $190.81 per month. Internet and cable should run you about $40. Food and groceries are also relatively cheap here costing about 7% less than the California average.

Average Rent in Chino Hills, CA

  • Chino Hills, CA Average Rental Price, May 2020 $2,112 /mo

Chino Hills, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $1,501-$2,00050%
  • > $2,00050%

Chino Hills, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 May / 2020
Chino Hills, CA $1,851 $1,869 $1,909 $1,908 $1,908 $1,989 $2,028 $2,081 $2,124 $2,112
National $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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Living in Chino Hills, CA

There are many pros and cons to living in Chino Hills but if the residents are to be believed, the pros heavily outweigh the cons. Many people are attracted to Chino Hills for the high standard of living, year-round good climate, recreational opportunities and diverse economy. In addition to the low crime rate, over 1/3rd of the population is under 18 years old which makes it a great place to raise a family as well.

One of the main downsides to living in Chino Hills is the traffic and the crowding. Average commute times here are 39 minutes compared to the U.S. average of just 26 minutes. But to many, that’s a small price to pay to live in a tiny slice of paradise.

Things to Do in Chino Hills, CA

Because of the great weather Chino Hills residents enjoy year-round, outdoor activities are very popular. A common weekend activity is to head up to Chino Hills State Park to escape the urban life and enjoy some peace and quiet amongst the oaks, sycamores, and rolling grassy hills. The park also has amenities for picnics, hiking, camping, and cycling on mountain trails. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the Vellano Country Club which features a private golf course designed by the famous Greg Norman.

For a night in town, the Harkins Movie Theater has 18 screens and spacious rows with plenty of legroom. The Shoppes at Chino Hills is another key attraction and point of interest in Chino Hills for shopping and dining. There are more than 70 shops including popular brands like H&M, Chipotle, and Barnes & Nobles.

In the unlikely event you ever run out of fun things to do in Chino Hills, there are also annual events that bring the city together such as Paws at the Park and Easter Egg-citement in Spring, Movies in the Park on Thursday nights in the Summer, Trick-or-Treat events in the Fall, and Breakfast with Santa and Tree Lighting Ceremonies in Winter.

Employment & Economy in Chino Hills, CA

The economy in Chino Hills is very strong with median household incomes much higher than in other parts of the United States. This isn’t surprising, as many Chino Hills residents work in management, office and administrative support and sales-related occupations.

According to the city’s 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in Chino Hills are the Chino Valley Unified School District, Costco, and the City of Chino Hills itself.

The largest industries in Chino Hills by size are healthcare and social assistance, retail trade, and manufacturing.

Chino Hills, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households24,374
  • Family 20,335
    Non-family 4,039
  • Children 9,846
    No Children 14,528
  • Average People Per Household3.25
  • Median Household Income$104,590
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,136

Education in Chino Hills, CA

Public schools in Chino Hills are run by the Chino Valley Unified School District (CVUSD). Despite its relatively small size, Chino Hills is surprisingly well regarded in education with many top schools based here.

The top elementary school in Chino Hills is Country Springs Elementary ranked 265th amongst 5,662 school in California. The school has received the California Distinguished School Award 4 times since opening its doors in 1994.

The best middle school in Chino Hills is Canyon Hills Junior High. After demonstrating consistently high levels of academic achievement and improvement over time, it’s one of eleven California Honor Roll Schools. It’s also known for its award winning fine arts program featuring band, choir and dance in its curriculum.

The top high school in Chino Hills is Ruben S. Ayala High School which ranks 164 out of 2017 high schools in California and the best school in the CVUSD.

For older students, the top university in Chino Hills is Cal Poly Pomona. This school is popular amongst Chino Hills residents because of its small average class size of just 26. Although Cal Poly Pomona is popular, many students choose to go to UCLA University of California. It’s the 2nd highest ranking public university in the United States and the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings in 2018 placed it in 9th place. Although the university is about an hour’s drive away, many students will live in the dorms on week days but commute back to Chino Hills on weekends and between studies to spend time with family.

Chino Hills, CA Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School20%
  • Some College26%
  • Associate Degree9%
  • Bachelor Degree28%
  • Graduate Degree13%

Tips for Renting in Chino Hills, CA

The most important tip if you’re moving to Chino Hills is to become familiar with the neighbourhoods. Chino Hills is divided into 10 neighbourhoods, each with its own distinct flavour and characteristics.

Boys Republic is the most expensive neighbourhood in Chino Hills while the cheapest neighbourhood to live in Chino Hills is Whirlaway Ln/Aqueduct Ln. The area also has the longest commute averaging a staggering 1 hour.

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