The city of Irwindale, California is located in the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Irwindale. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit, such as Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area and Irwindale Park, making them very easy to access. It is relatively quiet in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area, as there are very few people out and about on the streets.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 90% of the dwellings in Irwindale, and the rest of the homes are mainly large apartment buildings. The median year of construction for houses in this city is 1994. This city also has a variety of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about three quarters of the units in Irwindale while renters occupy the remainder.
The closest grocery store in Irwindale is typically only a rather short walk away. A limited variety of restaurants and coffee shops can be found as well. Regarding education, in Irwindale, locals will commonly be able to access primary schools on foot. In contrast, there are no high schools in this part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area.
Irwindale is very car friendly. Coming across a place to park is generally easy, and most properties for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as San Gabriel River Freeway. However, getting around by public transit is difficult in Irwindale. Thankfully, there are about 10 bus lines traversing the city, and it is easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. This part of the Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim metropolitan area is not very conducive to walking since few daily errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.