Ideally situated about 37 miles southeast of Downtown Los Angeles, Yorba Linda is an outstanding suburban city situated on approximately 20 square miles. In 2012, Money magazine ranked the city 42nd on their list of the nation’s top small cities, and they were rated 21st on CNN’s best places to live in the U.S. in 2005. With most of the housing consisting of single-family homes on large lots, occupants are also drawn to the open space and quiet neighborhoods.
One of the richest U.S. cities, the median income in Yorba Linda is above six figures, at about $120K in 2014. Well known in part for being Richard Nixon’s birthplace, the library created in his honor is a popular city attraction. The city is also known for demonstrating a commitment to equestrian activities – it boasts three arenas that are state-of-the-art. In addition, there are 100 miles of biking, walking and equestrian trails for residents and visitors to enjoy. One of Yorba Linda’s biggest events is their annual all-you-can-eat Lobsterfest in May. Bring your appetite and you’ll be sure to leave happy and well fed. Art lovers can revel in the annual family-friendly Celebration of the Arts, drawing nearly 100 exhibitors and including a diverse range of performing and visual arts.
Around 67,000 residents are lucky to call this city their home. Located near the Santa Ana Mountains and the Chino Hills, it’s also a mere 20-mile drive to the Pacific Ocean. Yorba Linda dwellers adore the small town feel while being close to larger cities and the water. With idyllic weather including an average temperature of about 65 degrees, coupled with low crime rates and great dining and entertainment options, there’s a lot to appreciate about this one-of-a-kind location. There are also 12 higher education institutions within 30 miles, so you don’t have to go far to get excellent training. Nature fans will find lots to revel in with Chino Hills State Park, measuring an outstanding 30 miles from the south to north end. Sixty miles of running and walking trails ensure there’s always a new area to explore. If you love to golf, you’ll find the top-tier Black Gold Golf Club right up your alley, with views overlooking Long Beach and Orange County and an emphasis on excellence in playing conditions and customer service. History buffs will enjoy a visit to the Susanna Bixby Bryant Ranch, featuring the Yorba Linda Heritage Museum that gives an overview of the city’s unique heritage starting with Native American residents, going through the initial Yorba family settlers and on into modern times. Find your Yorba Linda dream home by taking a look at our featured listings.