If you are looking to move to one of the sunny cities of southern half of the golden state, Claremont, California, might be worth your time. The college town of Claremont covers over 13 square miles of land at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains with a population of around 36,000. The large homes and condos here bear that California combination of Spanish and American style. As long as you can account for the median home price of over $500,000, you'll find a lot to like here.

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