On San Francisco Bay’s eastern shore, there’s a suburb of Oakland and San Francisco in Alameda County, tucked between Oakland and Hayward. Many people who appreciate all that Oakland has to offer as a community find that San Leandro is a more affordable option for purchasing real estate. The community features parks, community centers, aquatic centers, trails, and access to all the creature comforts and modern amenities you might need – while still being reasonably affordable in comparison to surrounding communities. San Leandro embodies a classic small-town charm while emanating a modern vibe.

San Leandro, California is home to a population of about 89,351 residents in the 94579 zip code. On average, the annual household income is around 59,070, slightly below the state’s average annual income of around $64,500. Homes in San Leandro, California hold average values of around $473,500, which is just a tad above the state’s average home value of $449,100

There are 16 schools within the boundaries of San Leandro, California. Two school districts manage schools the area, including San Lorenzo Unified School District and San Leandro Unified School District. There are also a variety of private schools throughout the area.

Residents living in San Leandro, California have the advantage of living in a community that is rich in public transportation resources. Bay Area Rapid Transit, also known as BART, provides public ground transportation via the San Leandro and Bayfair stations, with support from San Leandro LINKS, which provides free shuttle service for the western portions of the city to the BART station. AC Transit is the bus service local to the city of San Leandro. Senior citizens can rely on Flex Shuttle for public transportation within the city, and people with disabilities can access Paratransit, shuttle transportation for residents with disabilities. Residents and guests needing to travel by air can do so via the Oakland International Airport.

San Leandro, California has weather than some folks would call downright perfect. Each year, there are about 40 days with measurable precipitation, totaling approximately 20 inches of rain per year, but no snow. Sun shines throughout there community 258 days of each year, creating the ideal atmosphere for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, walking, or engaging in water play. High temperatures in the summer only reach around 74 degrees, but winters stay rather comfortable at 43 degrees, not even close to freezing.

Boredom is not a problem that plagues residents living in the community of San Leandro, California. The area is home to the San Leandro Shoreline Recreation Area, which encompasses the San Leandro Marina. The San Leandro Marina not only offers docking facilities, but also picnic areas and trails. Additionally, there are 16 other parks throughout the city. Furthermore, San Leandro, California features the Marina Community Center, San Leandro Community Center, and San Leandro Family Aquatic Center.

San Leandro, California has ample shopping options including the Marina Square Mall, and the Mayfair Center, a mall that has 88 stores and services in addition to a Century 16 Bayfair Movie Theater.

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