La Mirada is a family-friendly city in Southern California that has been called "The Best Place to Live" by CNN Money Magazine. Located just 20 miles from Los Angeles and less than 15 miles from Disneyland, La Mirada is the perfect community for anyone who wants to be close to all the action while still being able to enjoy the peaceful suburban life. The city was incorporated in 1960 and today boasts a population of just under 50,000 residents.
Real Estate Overview
The cost of purchasing a home in La Mirada is higher than the state and national averages, but the quality of living that comes with living here is worth the investment. The average median home value in La Mirada is $579,400 with most homes selling for around $573,800. Home values are expected to rise continuously over the coming years. A rental home costs approximately $2,700 per month in the city.
Local public schools are overseen by the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District. Escalona Elementary and La Mirada High School are among the city’s top-rated schools. Private school options include St. Paul of the Cross Elementary School and the Barbara Dawson Educational Center. College students who wish to attend a private Christian university can take classes at Biola University.
Things to Do
In addition to being adjacent to some of Southern California’s best attractions, La Mirada itself is home to many places of interest that are suitable for everyone. The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts seats 1,250 spectators and puts on several theatrical, musical and comedy performances each year. Water slides and other aquatic attractions draw many people to the Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center on hot days. The La Mirada Gymnasium features basketball courts and other amenities that provide the perfect workouts. Local parks include Frontier Park, Neff Park and La Mirada Regional Park.
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