Arcadia is an upper-middle class community of approximately 60,000 people in an 11.2 square mile area located 20 miles east of Los Angeles. The City government is "full-service" with its own Police Department, Fire Department and Library, and a City Council-City Manager form of government.Arcadia is known for beautiful neighborhoods, warm character and a "community of homes" atmosphere. The City places great emphasis on preserving “green space” and its commitment to the environment is evidenced by the large population of healthy trees you will find around town. Arcadia has been designated a Tree City USA for 17 years in a row.
Arcadia, CA Schools:
Arcadia high has been rated a 10 out of 10 on greatschools.com for great test results and a high percent of high school graduates who go to college after graduating. It is also one of the top 30% in the state who host all different types of race.
Arcadia High School
First Avenue Middle School
Foothills Middle School
Baldwin Stocker Elementary School
Camino Grove Elementary School
Highland Oaks Elementary School
Holly Avenue Elementary School
Hugo Reid Elementary School
Longley Elementary School
Ranchero Learning Elementary School
Geography & Climate:
Arcadia is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States located about 13 miles (21 km) northeast of downtown Los Angeles in the San Gabriel Valley and at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains.It is the site of the Santa Anita Park racetrack and home to the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden.
Economy & Population:
The city had around 60,000 residents in the 2010 census which went up from 53,248 at the 2000 census.
In 2012, Arcadia was 7th in the nation on CNN Money magazine's list of towns with highest median home costs.
Arcadia's Upper Rancho neighborhood was ranked the 23rd richest neighborhood in Southern California by Business Insider in 2014 which actually outranked Orange County's Newport Beach with a median household income of $310,800. Also in 2010, the Bloomberg Business week named Arcadia as one of the "Best Places to Raise Your Kids: 2010" for the second year in a row.
Parks & Facilities:
Arcadia is filled with many different parks and recreational facilities. Arcadia offers After school programs, Senior centers, various Sports & Aquatic programs and also summer concerts and movies..The Recreation and Community Services Department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the community by providing positive recreation and leisure opportunities for people of all ages.
Hospitals & Medical Centers:
San Gabriel Medical Center
City of Hope Duarte Cancer Center
Children's Hospital Arcadia
Dining & Shopping:
The Westfield Santa Anita Shopping Mall - One of the most trendy and most visited malls in the San Gabriel Valley
Benihana - Hibachi chain serving Japanese dishes grilled tableside by theatrical chefs.
The Cheesecake Factory - American chain restaurant offering sizable portions from a vast menu including signature cheesecake
La Luna Negra - Lively eatery specializing in hot & cold small plates, with flamenco shows & live music on weekends.
The Derby - Sophisticated restaurant serving steak & seafood in rooms decorated with horse-racing memorabilia.
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