Loma Linda is a small community of about 23,000 residents with the majority of them owning homes in the city. There are only a few major apartment complexes in the area, so finding something in town can be tricky in many places, including home rentals will not allow for pets. The lower priced apartments are usually snatched up quickly, so the best bet is to start looking about 2 or 3 months before your actual move. Overall, the price of renting in Loma Linda is lower than coastal areas, but more expensive than in locations such as Colton or San Bernardino.
Van Leuven: This area to the north of the city is surrounded by a baseball field and two different churches.
Beaumont: This neighborhood to the south borders the hills and canyons for which Loma Linda got its name. There is a large dog park, Bryn Mawr Elementary School, and walking trails nearby.
North Central: Within walking distance to Loma Linda Academy, this neighborhood boasts a private Seventh Day Adventist K-12 school and a park.
City Center: A sought after area close to the university, as well as the medical center. Homes in this neighborhood are small and pricey.
If something is available in Loma Linda, chances are good it's not a bad place to live. The entire city screams wholesome living. There are nine parks in Loma Linda, most of them with restrooms and drinking fountains.
The city is also actively pursuing fiber optics technology to offer high speed internet to all of its residents over the coming years. The dining options in town are a quaint mix of family owned eat-ins and late night fast food. For the home chef, there's a market specializing in Asian food, a health market for herbs, supplements and vegan fare.
Loma Linda is a well thought out and beautifully orchestrated community in the heart of the Inland Empire.