East Los Angeles is a municipality located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area, which is part of California, United States.
People who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy East Los Angeles. This municipality is quiet overall, as the streets are usually reasonably calm - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially around one of the railway lines, San Bernardino Freeway or Pomona Freeway. Finally, there are a few parks nearby for residents to unwind in, such as Belvedere Community Regional Park and Obregon Park, and they are very well-distributed, which makes them easy to access from the majority of locations within this municipality.
East Los Angeles experienced its biggest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period. In this municipality, around two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. Renters occupy about two thirds of the units in the municipality while owners occupy the remainder. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area also has quite a good variety of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Locals will value the short distance from both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, homes for sale in East Los Angeles. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. With regards to eating, it is usually practical for property owners in East Los Angeles to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Furthermore, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, and property owners are served by approximately 20 cafes as well. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good variety of clothing stores.
East Los Angeles enables home owners to move around by a variety of methods of transportation. The good public transit access makes transit a viable option for many. More specifically, residents profit from the Cal State LA Station on the San Bernardino Line. Residents have access to about 20 bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop. The best method to navigate this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area is often a car. It is a short car ride to the closest highway, such as Santa Ana Freeway, from any home in East Los Angeles, and parking is generally easy. Traveling on foot is convenient for home buyers in this municipality; many daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.