San Leandro, California

San Leandro is a town situated off the San Francisco Bay, south of Oakland, in the East Bay.

Buying a home in San Leandro will put you in a diverse city whose residents have a strong sense of community. The town comes together each year and draws crowds from around the Bay Area for the popular Cherry Festival. Its close proximity to the state parks and the San Francisco Bay makes San Leandro popular with people who enjoy sailing, hiking, biking, and windsurfing. With an average temperature of 62 degrees and average rainfall of 19 inches per year the city is a perfect place for all those who enjoy outdoor activities year round.

San Leandro SchoolsSan Leandro in Alameda County, CA.

Families planning to relocate to San Leandro will be pleased to know that local schools are very well respected. According to The School Report, San Leandro High School has 8,338 students and a student-teacher ratio of 1:19. 96% of seniors graduate from this high school and a great majority of those graduating seniors go on to pursue higher education opportunities.

Find out more about schools in San Leandro here.

San Leandro Real Estate

The town's wonderful location near the San Francisco Bay and all the major cities throughout the Bay Area, with great weather and schools, it is no surprise that home sales in San Leandro are starting to rise. Compared to prices in the rest of the Bay Area, San Leandro is an affordable option for many potential homeowners.

In April 2008, the average home sales price for a single family home or condo in San Leandro was $395,186. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed.

Points of interest in San Leandro:

- Cinco De Mayo Festival - every first Saturday of May at the Civic Center residents and visitors alike celebrate Cinco De Mayo.

- Bonaire Park - one of the many parks and recreational areas within the city with picnic tables, barbeques, horseshoes and a softball field.

San Leandro Facts:
  • Area - 15.6 sq mi 
  • Population - 81,851
  • Median income - $51,081
  • Median age of residents - 38 years old