In sunny Southern California, in Los Angeles County, you will find a wonderful city known as Pomona. Pomona, California, is situated in the Pomona Valley between the San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire. Home to approximately 148,100 residents, Pomona was named by Solomon Gates in 1875 after he won the contest to name the city, choosing the name of the ancient Roman goddess of fruit. The Pomona area was originally occupied by the Tongva Native Americans then first settled in the 1830’s by Ricardo Vejar and Ygnacio Palmares. In 1848 California became a part of the U.S. and by the 1880’s Pomona had become an anchor of the citrus growing region of the west. Pomona was officially incorporated in 1888.
Today Pomona, California is an urban area composed of 22.96 square miles approximately thirty-seven miles west of San Bernardino, thirty-one miles west of Riverside, twenty-seven miles east of Downtown L.A., and twenty-five miles north of Santa Ana. This wonderful city is bordered by La Verne and Claremont on the north, San Dimas on the northwest, Diamond Bar on the south, Montclair and Chino on the east, and Walnut, Industry, and South San Jose Hills on the southwest. Students in Pomona are served by the Pomona Unified School District, as well as the Claremont Unified School District. Residents of Pomona enjoy easy access to Downtown Los Angeles and Downtown Riverside via the Metrolink. State Routes 57, 60, 66, 71 and 210, as well as Interstate 10 also connect Pomona residents to the rest of Southern California and all of its great dining, shopping, recreation and entertainment.
With a rich history, an ideal location, excellent schools and a long list of other impressive amenities, Pomona is a must-consider destination when looking to buy a home in Los Angeles County. Whether looking for an investment property, vacation home or primary residence, prospective homebuyers will love the options this wonderful city affords. Over half of the housing market consists of single family homes which boast an affordable average listing price of $425,700 and top out around $1.4 million. There are a lesser number of multi-family homes, condos, and townhomes for sale in Pomona and only a handful of mobile homes are available. Multi-family homes in Pomona top out around $4 million and have an average listing price near $839,600. Condos and townhomes top out around $439,000 and have an average listing price around $276,200 and mobile homes in Pomona usually cost no more than $165,000 and have an average listing price near $97,400.
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