The city of Baldwin Park, California is situated in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
Baldwin Park offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Green spaces are easy to get to and there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit. This city is also fairly good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are usually reasonably peaceful - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially around San Bernardino Freeway, San Gabriel River Freeway or the railway line.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Baldwin Park is an important part of its character. The buildings in this city are quite old, since about 45% of its buildings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area has a choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the population of this city own their home and 40% are renters.
Primary as well as high schools are convenient to access on foot from any location in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, it is very easy to access the closest grocery store by walking from any home in Baldwin Park. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and residents are served by about 10 cafes as well.
This city will attract active people as it is reasonably convenient for traveling on foot; many common errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle. Traveling by transit can be challenging in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area as a result of the low service level. Nevertheless, there is the Baldwin Park Station on the San Bernardino Line. The city is connected by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. On the other hand, the car is very often the best means of transportation in this city. The majority of houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as San Gabriel River Freeway, and it is easy to come across a parking spot.