Hesperia is situated in the Mojave Desert just 15 miles north of San Bernardino. With its affordable housing, the city has become a desirable place to live and work. Most homes for sale are single-family dwellings, and there is a range from older homes to brand new construction. Depending on the budget, individuals may choose from custom-built villas, homes in amenity-rich subdivisions, and a rural lifestyle that has the benefit of city services. Much of the landscape is dominated by desert vegetation such as Joshua trees, junipers, and sagebrush.
Hesperia is located in high desert, and its elevation ranges from 3,200 feet to 4,000 feet above sea level. Its climate is pretty temperate, with temperatures rarely rising above 100 degrees. Outdoor activities are popular due to the beautiful scenery, clean air, many days of sunshine and blue skies, and the variety of parks and recreation areas. Off-roading is an enjoyable activity by many of the city residents and visitors. Motorcycles, quads, motorized scooters, and pocket bikes can be used in the San Bernardino National Forest and other areas such as Stoddard Valley, El Mirage Dry Lake, and Dumont Dunes. There are also a number of golf courses as well as lakes for fishing, swimming, and camping.
More than 100 years ago, Hesperia was given the name ‘star of the west’, and over the years it has built a strong economic foundation that is made up of a growing and young population. The community currently consists of around 101,000 residents and is estimated to reach over 113,000 by 2018. Around half of the working population travels to the Ontario-San Bernardino vicinity for work. The main employers of residents in the city of Hesperia include the Hesperia Unified School District, the County of San Bernardino, Wal-Mart, and Stater Bros. Markets. Business owners are encouraged to move to the area to help decrease the amount of workers who have to commute to other areas. In their free time, residents can enjoy a number of activities in the area. There are a variety of museums such as the Mojave River Valley Museum, Route 66 Museum, Four Seasons Gallery, and Daggett Museum. Family fun destinations include Calico Ghost Town, Jurupa Lagoon Water Park, San Manuel Amphitheater, the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, and the High Desert Mavericks Baseball Stadium. Hesperia is a great family town, and you can browse our section of homes for sale to find the perfect place for you.