Living in Fullerton

Home to over 140,000, Fullerton is a bustling community located in northern Orange County. With an array of diverse architecture and access to a train station that will take you along the California coast line, Fullerton boasts a diverse community with an excellent school system and countless activities for the whole family.


The Fullerton School District is made up of fifteen elementary schools, three middle schools, eight high schools, and two schools housing K-8 students. Fullerton is the second most intelligent district in the entire state of California, with ten out of their fifteen elementary schools receiving the CA Gold Ribbon Award. Fullerton Schools are committed to increasing critical thinking and communication skills through literacy, and the school district provides all 5th-8th grade students with an iPad for educational use! Many of these students go on to attend one of the five universities and colleges in the area, most notably Cal State Fullerton. For anyone looking for a place with a great school system to raise a family, Fullerton is the area for you!


From historical homes celebrating their 100-year anniversary, to newer properties boasting incredible views of Fullerton nature trails and golf courses, Fullerton has something for everyone.  The city of Fullerton combats homelessness by providing financial assistance to those who cannot afford regular rates on the rental market. Anyone from families, senior citizens, and handicapped individuals can apply for these low-income households. They also offer loan programs to help low to moderate income households afford to maintain their home. With all of these housing benefits and assistance programs, the city of Fullerton is a great place for those looking to find beautiful, affordable housing. Get in touch with an agent today to take a look at the available homes on the market and discover the many upsides to some of Fullerton’s top-notch neighborhoods.


Bustling with countless activities the whole family will enjoy, Fullerton provides hours of entertainment. If you are looking for nature, check out the more than 50 city parks Fullerton takes pride in, or the Fullerton Arboretum, a 26-acre large botanical garden free for everyone to stroll through and enjoy. Nature-lovers rejoice in the 29 miles of recreational trails and 200 acres of recreational land in the Brea Dam Recreational Area. Throughout the week, residents can be found enjoying the farmers market open four days out of the week, or taking advantage of some of the finest shopping options in Orange County at the shops in Downtown Fullerton.


Speaking of Downtown Fullerton, the city’s residents will all agree that the nightlife is unbeatable. Living in Fullerton requires at least a few date nights a month, thanks to the intimate neighborhood jazz bars and the abundance of live music. Standing for “South of Commonwealth”, SOCO rivals districts like New York’s SOHO district and NOLA’s Bourbon Street. The hub for late night entertainment, it has even been dubbed Bourbon Street West for its restaurant and bars. Visit Heroes for a unique bar environment or check out Stubrik’s Steak House to witness some of the city’s musical talents live.

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(all data current as of 10/2/2023)

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