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Tustin, California, 92780
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Tustin, California, 92780
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Tustin, California, 92780
Tustin, California, 92780
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Tustin is a marvelous city in which to find your new place - the winter is particularly enticing but regardless of when you are looking to move, Tustin's apartments are available in every price range all year round.
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 4.0% 8.4% -4.4% $10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 5.6% -2.1% $15,000 to $19,999 3.3% 5.6% -2.3% $20,000 to $24,999 5.2% 5.8% -0.6% $25,000 to $29,999 4.4% 5.7% -1.3% $30,000 to $34,999 5.9% 5.7% +0.2% $35,000 to $39,999 6.4% 5.4% +1.0% $40,000 to $44,999 5.1% 5.2% -0.1% $45,000 to $49,999 6.0% 4.6% +1.4% $50,000 to $59,999 9.3% 8.6% +0.7% $60,000 to $74,999 12.0% 10.6% +1.4% $75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 11.5% +1.9% $100,000 to $124,999 8.1% 6.8% +1.3% $125,000 to $149,999 5.1% 3.6% +1.5% $150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 3.3% +0.7% $200,000 or more 4.1% 3.6% +0.5%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 3.0% 4.8% -1.8% 10.0% to 14.9% 8.5% 9.8% -1.3% 15.0% to 19.9% 16.1% 13.6% +2.5% 20.0% to 24.9% 16.6% 13.1% +3.5% 25.0% to 29.9% 13.1% 11.0% +2.1% 30.0% to 34.9% 9.6% 8.2% +1.4% 35.0% to 39.9% 6.8% 5.9% +0.9% 40.0% to 49.9% 8.9% 8.0% +0.9% 50.0% or more 14.6% 20.2% -5.6% Not computed 2.8% 5.4% -2.6%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 8.8% 9.6% -0.8% 25 to 34 years 34.2% 29.3% +4.9% 35 to 44 years 28.0% 25.8% +2.2% 45 to 54 years 15.6% 16.5% -0.9% 55 to 64 years 7.2% 8.0% -0.8% 65 to 74 years 3.5% 5.3% -1.8% 75 to 84 years 2.1% 4.0% -1.9% 85 years and over 0.7% 1.6% -0.9%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 45.8% 30.9% +14.9% 30 to 44 minutes 22.5% 24.5% -2.0% 45 to 59 minutes 8.8% 13.8% -5.0% 60 or more minutes 22.9% 30.8% -7.9%
Source: 2000 Census
Tustin is located in Orange County and has a population of 75,000 people. Situated due east of Santa Ana, Tustin started a great growth period just after World War II.
As with many Southern California cities, it isn't very walkable so you will want to think about a car and parking when searching for your Tustin apartment. The city has a good educational system and plenty of parks and venues for outdoor recreation.
The Tustin Market Center is the hub for shopping and restaurants, and is an interesting architectural concept. It's modern and outlined in neon. It has nearly 2 million square feet of space, so you'll probably find what you're looking for here.
Conversely, the Old Town Historic District is a look back in time. You'll find museums, cafes and shops all along the old streets. The parks department maintains a number of annual festivals as well as plenty of hiking, biking and running trails.
Your Tustin apartment won't be far from a good restaurant because there are so many.Whether locally owned and managed or of the national chain variety, you'll be able to find whatever you want. Several of the top rated places are Honda Ya, for fantastic sushi and Japanese cuisine, Rutabegorz Tustin Restaurant, which is vegetarian with a heart, and Christakis Greek Cuisine, a very special place on the Lemon Heights side of the city. Ruby's and Coco's are both chain style diners, but both have very good food at all hours. With Santa Ana such a nearby option, you'll also find excellent restaurants there as well.
A Strike With Your Beer
Bowling places are popular in Tustin so check out Tustin Lanes as well as Strike One. Both have music playing and bars so it is a lot more than just trying for a strike at these places. For some live music, The Auld Dubliner and The Olde Ship both have live music on the weekends.
The Olde Ship is a cool place for jazz so you might want to drop in. The Tustin Inn and the Swinging Door are both highly rated dive bars. Both of them make all the national lists so if hanging out inside when the sun is hot appeals to you, you've got options! Once settled into your Tustin apartment, you'll find numerous choices for nights out.
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Is Tustin famous for any kind of restaurant or food in particular? What's the local favorite?
Frequently judged the best Japanese cuisine in Orange County, Honda-Ya serves up fresh, delicious, and authentic Japanese food with quick, friendly service and at a reasonable price to boot. The ambience is warm, festive, and cozy with a Japanese vibe and the weekly-changing menu is expansive. Some favorite dishes include the yellowtail jalapeno stack, the chicken skewers with wasabi sauce, and Honda-Ya's famed yakitori (Try the meatball, eel, or bacon-wrapped asparagus.). Also, be sure to order up some of Honda-Ya's flavored sake, with yummy flavors like lychee and green apple. Honda-Ya is conveniently open until 1am, but because it is such a popular spot be sure to get there early during peak hours or expect to wait!
How is the nightlife in Tustin?
From dive joints to wine bars, nightlife in Tustin is buzzing with excitement. Sing your favorite karaoke jams at McClure's Bar and Grill or watch your favorite sports team play on one of the big screens at the Tustin Brewing Company. The Auld Dubliner is a local favorite Irish pub known for the good music, great bartenders, well-stocked bar, and extensive selection of beer on-tap. Locals flock here to take advantage of the fantastic happy hour drink specials, play some beer pong, or watch the superb stand-up comedy. For a more upscale eve, head to The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar for excellent service, a chic atmosphere, and a massive wine selection.
What kinds of outdoor activities are either in or around Tustin?
Tustin is home to many city parks, most of which are great for walking, running, and/or biking. To the east, Limestone Canyon & Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park is located in the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains. Towards the coast, Laguna Coast Wilderness Park lies within some of the last remaining coastal canyons in Southern California. Forty miles of trails meander through oak and sycamore woodlands and up onto bluffs with panoramic views.
Why should I move to Tustin?
One of the most obvious reasons to move to Tustin is its temperate weather. In the summer, temperatures tend to stay in the 70s, and in the winter months they fall to somewhere in the 50s. Tustin is also located conveniently between Los Angeles and San Diego, and it's only a 20-minute drive to the beach. In 2009 the city scored a spot on Forbes' list of top 25 towns to live well in America because of a top 10 percent ranking in per capita and one of the shortest commutes in Southern California.
Are there local sporting events in Tustin?
Apart from high school athletic games, there are no local sporting events in Tustin, but there are many nearby. For example, the week-long US Open of Surfing takes place every summer in Huntington Beach, California, located just 15 miles southwest of Tustin. For land-based sporting events, Los Angeles is located 34 miles northwest of Tustin. Los Angeles is home to several professional sports teams, including the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League, the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association, and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association. For Major League Soccer, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Club Deportivo Chivas USA are based in nearby Carson, California.
Do most people in Tustin rely on public transportation?
Like most of Southern California, most people in Tustin do not rely on public transportation. In fact, close to 79 percent of Tustin residents drives private automobiles to commute to work on a daily basis, while less than 4 percent uses mass transit for the same purpose. These figures suggest that the public transportation system in Tustin leaves a lot to be desired. However, there are some options available. Local bus service is provided by the Orange County Transportation Authority. For more information regarding system maps and timetables, consult the OCTA website.