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West Covina CA, 91790
Spacious studio, 1 bedroom, & 2br starting at $995.00 600 sq. ft., with central A/C & heat.
West Covina CA, 91792
Large floorplans! Walnut/West Covina Adjacent. Clean apartments and Property grounds. Only a few miles from Mt Sac!
West Covina CA, 91792
Spacious apartments, open floor plans, large closets, custom paint, gas fireplace. Great location! Off 10Fwy & Bawanca Exit
West Covina CA, 91791
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West Covina CA, 91792
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West Covina, CA
Overview of West Covina
When West Covina was incorporated in 1923, only 507 residents in the area joined together to prevent the City of Covina from encroaching on land used for walnut and orange groves. After World War II, West Covina became the fastest growing city in America, with a population expansion of more than 1,000 percent between 1950 and 1960. Residential and commercial development has continued in the last two decades, and West Covina apartments for rent remain a popular choice for residents in Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley.
Living in West Covina, CA
Parks and open space within West Covina play an important role in outdoor recreation. Shadow Oak Park is comprised of 25.9 acres and recently received $1.5 million from the city for renovations including new walkways, grass, picnic tables and lighting. West Covina owns almost 130 acres of land for public use.
West Covina received national recognition when the West Covina Big League Dreams was constructed on a former landfill site. Big League Dreams Sports Parks are scaled-down replicas of famous ballparks designed to accommodate youth sports. The West Covina location has contributed more than one thousand new jobs to the local economy and generated millions of dollars in local revenues.
West Covina Work and Study
Large corporations are attracted to the convenient location and strong clientele base in the San Gabriel Valley and retail merchandising is the principal business activity in West Covina. The top employers in West Covina include the San Gabriel Valley Publishing Company, Target, Penske Motorcars, Macy’s and J.C. Penney.
West Covina is served by 13 public and seven private elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools and one adult school. Numerous educational facilities of all levels are within 30 miles of West Covina, including community colleges such as Pasadena City College and Whittier Community College, in addition to vocational schools. Additionally, there are many nationally recognized universities within a several miles of West Covina including Claremont McKenna College, Pomona College, Occidental College, Pitzer College and Azusa Pacific University.
Rentals in West Covina, CA and Cost of Living
West Covina has taken a proactive approach to addressing affordable housing needs, and has provided funding to rehabilitate more than 2,283 affordable housing units since 1971. Through partnership with housing developers, West Covina has provided safe and sanitary homes for families and seniors in need.
Homes in West Covina range from median-priced residences in Los Angeles bedroom communities to luxury homes with stunning views. Because of West Covina’s location on a prominent commercial corridor and high level of public safety, land values have steadily increased in the area. According to city-data.com, the median rent for West Covina apartments in 2009 was $1,276.
West Covina Attractions and Special Events
The Hurst Ranch Historical Center honors the agricultural roots of West Covina by showcasing early 20th century ranching practices in the San Gabriel Valley. The museum features farming equipment such as tractors, cornhuskers and a cider press, and is a family-oriented center with a focus on interactive learning.
West Covina has been represented by a float in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade since 1999, and volunteers have garnered prestigious awards for outstanding floats built as community projects. Although West Covina did not participate in the 2012 Rose Parade, the Rose Float Foundation remains dedicated to local scholarship programs and the restoration and preservation of the historic Taylor House in Heritage Park.
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