Welcome to La Habra/La Habra Heights
Rural paradise with proximity to Los Angeles amenities
Just a short drive outside of Central Los Angeles lies one of the most rural and peaceful communities in the greater LA area. The incomparable views, a delightful sense of community, and tranquility offered by La Habra and La Habra Heights have attracted residents for generations, making it one of the most desirable communities in the state.
First discovered by Spanish explorers in 1769, the area remained rural and agricultural throughout most of the 1800s. However, by 1928 the town was the largest avocado center in Southern California, and the population has been growing ever since. While it is still one of the more natural landscapes in the area, La Habra and La Habra Heights have booming economies and thriving local business districts, ensuring a bustling community for residents to enjoy throughout the year.
What to Love
- The bucolic and picturesque landscape
- Located minutes from Central Los Angeles
- Booming local economy
- Numerous recreational and entertainment activities
People & Lifestyle
La Habra and La Habra Heights are ideal locations for young professionals, families, and retirees alike. Not only does it offer easy access to business opportunities, but it also offers a peaceful and serene lifestyle, numerous recreational opportunities, and a family-friendly atmosphere that permeates both neighborhoods. The average annual household income is just above the national average, and homes in the area have a median value of nearly double the national average as well.
People living in La Habra and La Habra heights enjoy living a much more active lifestyle, taking advantage of the numerous parks and recreational areas available right in town. There is also a vibrant shopping and dining scene in the area, ensuring that residents can enjoy their free time in every sense.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
La Habra and La Habra heights have a fantastic dining scene, with numerous eclectic and delicious restaurants throughout the communities. El Cholo has been serving some of the best Latin dishes in the area since it opened in 1923. With a history that has spanned six generations, their menu includes favorites like seafood enchiladas, tortilla soup, filet mignon tacos, and green corn tamales.
When residents are looking for something a little more adventurous, they might find themselves at Higo Sushi, an outstanding Peruvian Japanese fusion restaurant. Their one-of-a-kind menu includes halibut ceviche, chaufo, and an array of delectable rolls that will have you coming back time and time again.
Smoke and Fire has served up their take on classic comfort food with dishes like Nashville hot chicken sandwiches, brisket quesadillas, and mouthwatering short ribs that leave guests astounded.
Seafood lovers will adore the Crab Shack’s fresh and seasonally inspired menu. With dishes like fried oysters and fries, crab shack garlic fried rice, and build-your-own seafood specialties, you know you’re in for a treat from the moment you step through their doors.
Things to Do
While central LA may just be a short drive away, recreational and entertainment activities are abundant right in La Habra for residents to enjoy. The Hacienda Private Golf Club is undoubtedly a favorite amongst La Habra locals. Considered one of the most distinguished clubs in the country, Hacienda holds true to the tradition and class of the game, ensuring that every guest enjoys an elegant and luxurious time on their world-class course.
The annual summer concert series in the park is one of the most highly anticipated summer activities. With numerous local artists and musicians scheduled to perform live, you and your loved ones can enjoy a night out on the town with style. Another special yearly event is the Tamale Festival, where guests can enjoy an array of delectable tamales and other traditional treats offered by local restaurants and eateries.
Families will love visiting the La Habra Children’s Museum. Offering a hands-on environment to learn and explore, this institution encourages children to expand their horizons and open their minds to new ideas and exciting opportunities. In addition to its wide range of exhibitions, the museum also offers numerous special activities and events throughout the year.
The families of both La Habra and La Habra Heights have access to numerous highly rated schools in the area, including: