Livermore : California

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What Livermore is like for active adults
Livermore is a wealthy small city of about 80,000 that is east of San Francisco and northeast of San Jose. It is considered the eastern-most city in the San Francisco Bay area. There are vineyards in the area - hi-tech businesses are also important to the economy.

Springtown is a part of town that began as a retirement community in the early 1960s. It is now a thriving part of the city. It features many of the city's hotels, new luxury home development, a public library branch, public schools, an established public golf course, parks, and restaurants. The downtown area is very active with nice restaurants, luxury hotel, concerts, and other attractions. The residents have a household income in excess of $80,000 per year.

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Where to Live & Real Estate Values

There are some active adult communities in Livermore (see the links at right).
Median sale price of homes in Livermore in late 2013 was $600,000, according to City-data.com.

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What is special about this retirement community
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories.  Vineyards on the south side of town. It is a prosperous community with many hi-tech businesses in town.  There are a number of cultural venues available.
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What is not special about this retirement community
High California real estate prices apply.
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What kinds of people like retiring here

Retirees who are looking for a mild climate, a nice downtown and enjoy wineries would like it here.

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Local economy is driven by
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories as well as many hi-tech businesses.
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Climate and Physical Environment

Livermore is the easternmost city in the San Francisco Bay area, poised at the entrance to the Central Valley. The average January temperature is about 55 degrees.  The average July temperature is about 70 degrees.

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene
Reflecting the prosperous community it is, you will find the Del-Valle Fine Arts chamber music concerts, Livermore-Amador Symphony, Livermore Valley Opera, and Livermore Dance Theatre.
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Crime
Crime in Livermore is about two thirds the national average.
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Medical facilities
Valley Memorial Hospital is located in Livermore
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Transportation
San Jose International is the closest large airport, about 26 miles away
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Valuable Links
Livermore on Wikipedia
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Facts about LIVERMORE
  • State: CA
  • Environment: Suburban,
  • City Population: 50,001-100,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 80,000+
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $500,001+
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 121+ (very high)
  • Culture Index: 111-120 (high)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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