3.4 out of 10

Avocado Heights

34.0373855883809 -117.995619407523
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Peace & Quiet
Not great for
  • Eating Out
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Medical Facilities
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport
Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers


2/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Schools 2/5

"Rural Horse Community In LA County"

Avocado Heights is situated in the San Gabriel region along the 60 (Pomona) and 605 freeways approximately 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles. A culturally diverse community, here you will find fairly affordable homes, by LA standards, in a rural like atmosphere. Nearby communities are Baldwin Park, Hacienda Heights, Industry, South El Monte and West Puente Valley. Whittier is also is close proximity.

Located near the center of town is Avocado Heights Park inside an equestrian suburb. This hidden gem has plenty of things for every member of the family to enjoy, including a play area, picnic facilities, basketball court and baseball diamond. Grab your horse because there is even a full size horse arena and trails to ride. It’s very quiet, well maintained and you have the feeling that you are in the country, despite the fact that you are not far from two very busy freeways. This is the jewel of Avocado Heights.

Schools are only so-so here and feeds into the Basset Unified School District. None of the schools are highly rated by the State of California, though test scores do seem to be improving.

Public transportation is average in this suburb and not very convenient. Traffic along the 605 and 60 can be brutal during the peak commute hours. However, on weekends, it doesn’t seem to be so bad and you can easily get into downtown LA in a reasonable amount of time.

Don’t look for any great shopping or dining experiences in Avocado Heights. It’s just not here. However, you will find what you need in regards to groceries and chain stores.
  • Avocado Heights Park
  • Schools
  • Traffic
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers

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