San Ramon, CA

Approximately 34 miles east of San Francisco lies the town of San Ramon, population 75,000.

Originally settled by the Ohlone Native American Indians, the city grew out of a tract of land owned by José María Amador who named the tract San Ramon, Spanish for St Ramon, (Spanish for St Ramon) who was not actually a real saint but actually a horseback riding vaquero who attended to sheep on the land.

Most of San Ramon Remained farmland for quite some time, until 1980 when a few major employers, including Chevron, AT&T, Bank of the West, and GE digital gradually moved in.

Today, of course, San Ramon is mostly residential.

San Ramon is considered a premiere, suburban location to live in Contra Costa County.

A 25-minute drive from Oakland and a 35-minute drive from San Francisco, San Ramon does not have Bart, but Walnut Creek Bart is just a short ride away.

The general atmosphere of San Ramon is described as dense suburban.

The median household income in San Ramon is very high, at over $160,000 per year. Although residents typically need a high income to prosper in the city.

The average home in San Ramon runs around $1,700,000. If that seems expensive, note that 72 percent of residents own their own home, and of those who rent, the average rental runs around $2,400 per month.

The city as a whole is highly educated, with 40 percent having a bachelor’s degree and 30 percent having a master’s degree, both well above the national norm.

And with property taxes supporting schools, it’s no surprise that San Ramon schools get an A+ rating.

San Ramon is one of the best places in the Bay area to raise kids, and the crime rate is fairly low, adding to the prestige.

One thing that may be surprising is that San Ramon is close to 50 percent Asian, making it a hotspot to attract other Asians in the area.

Although not quite as diverse as some Contra Costa cities, San Ramon nevertheless is comfortable for people of all colors.

Outside of work and school, there are a ton of things to do in San Ramon and the city itself has everything most people could ask for including restaurants and shopping.

San Ramon is big enough to have all the amenities but small enough that people feel social and cordial.

As a location near San Franciso and Oakland, there is probably not a better family feel city in the area than San Ramon. If you want to explore another exciting neighborhood in California, check out Pinole.

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