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 Living in Alhambra, CA

Fast Facts About Alhambra, CA

Population (2020): 82,868

Distance from: 

  • South Pasadena, CA: 7 min
  • Los Angeles, CA: 23 min
  • Glendale, CA: 26 min
  • Anaheim, CA: 39 min

Nearest airport:

Median income (2020): 

  • Individual: $32,589
  • Household: $66,593

County: Los Angeles 

Type of location: Suburban, incorporated community

Why is Alhambra a Nice Place to Live?

Alhambra, California is a unique town that offers the comforts of suburban life with the amenities of an urban area. Just minutes away from Pasadena and a short drive to Los Angeles, Alhambra is your destination for food, fun, and family.  

From highly-rated school systems to a booming automotive industry, Alhambra is a great place to live and work. Since home appreciation is up 13.8%, now is the perfect time to buy a house in Alhambra. 

What is Alhambra Known For?

This historic town is known as the Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley. Many of its homes have historical significance with architecture that dates back to the town’s founding. 

Alhambra is also home to a diverse mix of attractions. From the Alhambra Golf Course to the Chinese District on Valley Boulevard, there’s something for everyone. Whether you wet your whistle at the Ohana Brewing Company, indulge in the arts at Gallery Nucleus, or experience Alhambra’s nightlife at the Granada LA, Alhambra is perfect for gastronomes and culture-seekers alike. 

Living in Alhambra: What Are the Best Restaurants in Alhambra?

Here are just a few of the highest Google-ranked restaurants in Alhambra:

  • Gus’s Barbecue in South Pasadena offers American food including great barbecue
  • Newport Seafood Restaurant in San Gabriel offers both Chinese and seafood
  • Julienne in San Marino offers a French fare in a cafe setting
  • Parkway Grill in Pasadena tempts with an American menu
  • The Luggage Room Pizzeria in Pasadena boasts Italian pizza cuisine
  • Grill ‘Em All Alhambra has a bar and highly-rated burgers
  • Lunasia Dim Sum House in Alhambra is a Michelin-rated restaurant serving Chinese and Asian cuisine
  • Gale’s Italian Restaurant and Bar in Pasadena has a sampling of exquisite tastes from Italy
  • Houston’s in Pasadena has both an American and sushi menu
  • Golden Deli Vietnamese in San Gabriel dazzles with both Asian and Vietnamese cuisine

To learn more about purchasing a home in Alhambra, California, check out the median home price and inventory or call me at 626-789-0159 to get immediate help or to learn more about living in Alhambra!

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