Mira Loma, CA - Real Estate & Homes for Sale
On July 1, 2011, Mira Loma, CA, an 8.1 square mile Riverside County hamlet, became part of the newly incorporated City of Jurupa Valley. Jurupa Valley now includes the communities of Jurupa, Jurupa Hills, Indian Hills, Glen Avon, Rubidoux, Belltown, Sky Country, Pedley, Sunnyslope, and now Mira Loma, CA.
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Mira Loma CA Homes
Geographically, the Mira Loma area is ideally located less than 60 miles east of Los Angeles. The Santa Ana River separates the area from the city of Riverside to the south. Mira Loma, CA borders San Bernardino County to the west and north, and Pedley/Glen Avon to the east.
With a population of a little less than 22,000, Mira Loma (which means “view of the hills”) was previously known as Wineville. In the early 1930s, wineries and dairymen contributed to the development of what was once part of the Rancho Cucamonga Valley.
Mira Loma, CA Real Estate
Previous sprawling dairy farms have been replaced by new home development. Impressive residences, ranging from elegant subdivision homes and golf course communities, to condominiums, townhomes, and more can be found throughout the area. Buyers of area real estate also have an assortment of ranches, farmland acreage, and horse properties from which to choose. Real estate investors interested in Mira Loma, CA will find value in foreclosures and short sales in the region.
The median sales price for homes in the area was $262,148 for the period August 11, 2011, to October 11, 2011. The average per square foot price for Mira Loma, CA homes was $139.00.
Almost 74% of residences are owner occupied, while approximately 26% are occupied by renters.
The current median family income is $49,925.
Mira Loma, CA schools fall under the umbrellas of the Corona-Norco Unified School District, which has 48 public schools, and the Jurupa Unified School District, which operates 25 public schools, including 16 elementary, three middle, three continuation schools, and three high schools.
Recreation and Entertainment
There is no shortage of recreation in Mira Loma, CA. Recreational outlets include restaurants, shopping plazas, movie theaters and more.
Parks are a key attraction for families and residents moving to the lush, outdoorsy area. The nearby Norco region and the Santa Ana River basin have almost 90 miles of trails, ideal for hiking, horseback riding, water skiing and other outdoor activities.
Each February, the Annual Riverside County Festival brings a plethora of events. Outlets include live musical entertainment, monster truck racing, carnivals, etc. that can be enjoyed by the whole family. The Tamale Festival is the place to be in December in nearby Indio. Fireworks, parades, carnivals and the like fill the area with fun and entertainment.
Industry and Growth
The area is a magnet for industrial and manufacturing outlets, as well as warehouse distribution. These evergreen industries will continue to promote regional growth and economic development in the Mira Loma, CA area.
If you have questions about Mira Loma real estate, or would like to learn how we can save you thousands of dollars buying or selling your Mira Loma home, contact Inland Valley Properties, at (800) 859-8970.