Known as the "City of Gracious Living," Upland is one of the best cities in San Bernardino county. With a population approaching 74,000 residents, it's a fast-growing community featuring award-winning schools, a strong economy, and numerous cultural opportunities for young and old alike.
With a large number of older, ranch-style homes situated in small, tight-knit neighborhoods, Upland's real estate market is one that caters to families seeking to settle down in a well-established area. Featuring tree-lined streets that run throughout the town, Upland is seen as a picturesque city that provides a safe environment for those who call it home.
Along with the strong real estate market, Upland's economy is also very competitive with other areas of the state and nation. Healthcare, education, and retail make up the city's largest industries, with San Antonio Community Hospital being the largest employer with more than 2,000 employees. Along with this, national retail chains such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot, and Target also employ many residents.
However, most people agree that what makes Upland so unique is its emphasis on education, culture, and history. The city's school system, featuring a strong mix of public and private schools, allows parents to have plenty of choices as to how their kids will be educated. If they choose public schools, their children will be attending institutions that have earned numerous awards over the years. Recognized for having outstanding faculty and staff, Upland's public schools are a true success story.
With its strong education system, Upland is also an area known for its cultural activities. A focal point for the state's skateboarding community, Upland regularly receives visits from top professional skateboarders. Along with this, a number of festivals also take place in the city, with the Upland Lemon Festival being one of the most popular. Celebrating the city's citrus industry, it's one of the state's longest-running and successful festivals.
Whether it's festivals, museums, or points of interest such as the famed Route 66, Upland has something that satisfies everyone. With its strong economy and solid school system, it's the perfect place for families to call home.
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