Duarte is a city located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area, which is part of California, United States.
Duarte offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. There are approximately 20 parks close by for residents to discover, like Angeles National Forest and Duarte Wilderness Preserve, which makes it easy to get to them. Most areas in this city are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to Foothill Freeway or the railway line.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in Duarte, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This city has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the population of this city own their home while the rest are renters. The average year of construction for houses in this city is 1968.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to reach on foot from any location in Duarte. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. When it comes to eating, it is often possible for home buyers in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area to buy their groceries on foot. Residents can enjoy over 50 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
The car is very often the preferred way to navigate Duarte. It is very convenient to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as San Gabriel River Freeway. However, traveling by transit can be challenging in Duarte due to the infrequent service. Nevertheless, home owners have access to a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close. It is occasionally difficult for people traveling on foot to navigate Duarte since few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.