Ranked the wealthiest middle-sized city in the United States, Pleasanton is ocated in Alameda County near the 580/680 exchange, across the San Francisco Bay and Dumbarton Bridge from Silicon Valley, in the East Bay, east of Hayward.
The town prides itself on its sense of community on its numerous parks and recreation facilities and programs. The community along with its sister communities of Livermore, San Ramon and Dublin are home to many large Bay Area employers. The city has a number of strip malls with clothing shops, grocery stores, restaurants, and movie theaters. Pleasanton is also known for its beautiful municipal parks, specifically Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park, which offers citizens a chance to take advantage of the area's great weather that makes outdoor activities possible throughout the year. Pleasanton is a place that is popular with families, but it is also a great place for singles, couples, and senior citizens.
The school system makes buying a home in Pleasanton even more attractive. The two high schools in Pleasanton, Amador Valley and Foothill, have a low student-teacher ratio of 1:23. According to Yahoo!, an average of 98% of seniors graduate from these two schools, and an average of 94% of those graduates go on to pursue higher education opportunities.
Pleasanton Real Estate
In April 2008, the average home sales price for a single family home or condo in Pleasanton was $889,874. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed
Points of interest in Pleasanton, California:- Stoneridge Mall - one of the most popular and most visited places in the city.
- Friday Concerts in the Park - a series of outdoor concerts held on every friday from June until September
in the evenings at the Lions' Wayside Park.
- Area - 21.8 sq mi
- Population - 66,554
- Median income - $105,956
- Median age of residents - 37 years old