San Clemente CA Real Estate and Homes for Sale in San Clemente CA
Known as “The Spanish Village by the Sea,” the residential properties in San Clemente are known for their Spanish Colonial-style architecture. There are also plenty of homes with modern architectural styles available in the area for homebuyers to choose from.
Considered to be one of Southern California’s coastal dream towns, the atmosphere in San Clemente is laid-back and relaxed while at the same time fun and lively. The area enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine each year and is a haven for surfers and sun worshippers everywhere.
San Clemente used to be largely populated by military personnel from Camp Pendleton. In the past decade, waves of residents mostly composed of young professionals have now taken over San Clemente, bringing a whole new attitude and vigor to this beloved beach town.
- The town was officially incorporated on February 28, 1928.
- San Clemente has a land area of over 18 square miles and is part of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana Metro Area.
- As of 2014, San Clemente had a recorded population of 63,187 people with a 27.34% population increase since the year 2000.
- As of 2014, the median cost of residential property in San Clemente is at $790,500 – an 18.60% increase compared to home prices in 2014.
The city’s official flower is the bougainvillea, while the coral tree (which is also sometimes referred to as the flame tree) is the designated official city tree.