Hemet Homes for Sale & Real Estate
Hemet is a city part of the Riverside County, San Jacinto Valley. Its surface measures 27,847 square miles and it has a population of 78,657 inhabitants. Hemet is neighbored with the city of San Jacinto. The community was established in 1887 and incorporated in 1910, January 20. In time, the community prospered and grew thanks to the Lake Hemet formation and the agricultural development. Famous because of the Ramona Pageant, the country’s longest running outdoor play, Hemet is also known for taking good care of the local forests. For this reason, it received the name Tree City USA. It is surrounded by the following communities: East Hemet, Valle Vista, San Jacinto, Diamond Valley, Winchester and Homeland.
Hemet Homes for Sale and Real EstateThe real estate market in Hemet is a growing market. The average home sale price has increased in the past year and has reached $115,000. The median listing price is somewhere around $141,380. The average mortgage debt for a property is $107,130. Currently, there are 365 active listings in Hemet, out of which 48% are short sales and foreclosures, and the median rate for a rental is $933. Hemet features 30,092 households and 35,305 residences and the density is 1,267 per sq mile. 45,459 people live in 18,580 owner-occupied units and 32,584 individuals live in 11,512 rental housing units. The vacancy rates are 17.5% for rentals and 5% for homeowners.
Hemet CommunitiesThe city of Hemet includes the following neighborhoods and communities:
Hemet Employment OpportunitiesMost people are employed in industries like public administration, construction, maintenance and repair, waste management, support and administrative services, health care, educational services, accommodation, insurance, beverage and food stores, finance and social assistance. Major occupations in Hemet are management occupations, sales workers, farm managers, retail sales workers, maintenance occupations, cashiers, waitresses and waiters and administrative and office support workers. Some of the best known businesses in Hemet are:
Hemet AttractionsThe artistic and cultural life of Hemet is thriving. The city features an outdoor amphitheater and 2 museums. The Hemet Museum presents the local history through old photographs and Native American agriculture displays and artifacts. There is also the Western Science Center that includes exhibits with various Ice Age mammals. The natural outdoor amphitheater is called the Ramona Bowl and it’s hosting various events such as the Shakespeare festival. The other significant entertainment venue in Hemet is Regal Cinemas. The city also boasts of parks and recreation areas. The Weston Park is one of the oldest in Hemet. It was founded in 1921 and includes a turf area, a basketball court, a playground, restrooms and shuffleboard courts. Other notable parks are: Valley Wide Community Sports Park, Gibbel Park, Mary Henley Park and Simpson Park. People can also visit:
Hemet Transportation and CommutingRTA provides the public transit in the city and the Ryan-Hemet Airport provides air service. The Hemet area features routes like: RTA 217, 27, 212, 31, 79 and 33. The nearest international airports are Ontario International Airport and Palm Springs International Airport, and the city is crossed by California State Route 79 and California State Route 74. Hemet has had a railroad operated by AT&SF but at this point the railroad is out of use. The main streets in the city are State Street, Florida Avenue, Stetson Avenue, San Jacinto Street and Sanderson Avenue.
The average high temperature in July is 98 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 37.5 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 11.4 inches per year, with 0.1 inches of snow per year. No weather information available.
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