Cupertino is 2018’s 8th Best Place to Raise a Family in California in a recent study by the personal finance outlet WalletHub.com. You can find the full study at: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-for-families-in-california/15993/.

WalletHub compared 254 Golden State cities across 21 key metrics. They range from “number of attractions” to “pediatricians per capita” to “unemployment rate.”

Family Life in Cupertino (1=Best; 127=Avg.)

  • 8th – % of Families with Children Aged 0 to 17
  • 25th – Median Family Income (adjusted for cost of living)
  • 1st – Quality of School System
  • 9th – % of Families Living Below Poverty Level
  • 1st – Unemployment Rate
  • 1st – Divorce Rate
  • 4th – Share of Uninsured Children Aged 0 to 17
  • 3rd – Share of Two-Parent Families
  • 2nd – Share of Households Receiving Food Stamps
Overall Rank City Total Score ‘Family Life & Fun’ Rank ‘Education, Health & Safety’ Rank ‘Affordability’ Rank
1 Folsom, CA 80.84 5 33 2
2 San Ramon, CA 77.88 63 6 9
3 Los Altos, CA 76.78 17 1 92
El Dorado Hills, CA 76.67 142 39 1
5 Dublin, CA 76.15 45 11 12
6 Danville, CA 75.94 151 3 8
7 Pleasanton, CA 75.72 26 16 16
8 Cupertino, CA 75.22 36 13 53
9 Aliso Viejo, CA 75.15 33 17 7
10 Roseville, CA 74.95 6 47 4