There's More In Lemoore

|| Housing || Education || Recreation || Safety ||

Welcome to the City of Lemoore. We are a growing, healthy community with a lot to offer and the promise of a very bright future. For those of you looking to escape the fast-paced, crowded city life, Lemoore offers a peaceful alternative. The City has affordable housing, a central location, safe streets, and a number of recreational activities for you and your family.

Housing:

The City of Lemoore offers a wide variety of homes and apartments at very reasonable prices compared to other urban areas in California. Rents for 1 and 2 bedroom apartments range from $300-$600 per month, and $600-$800 for 2 and 3 bedroom houses. Sale prices of homes range from as low as $70,000 up to exceptionally luxurious custom made homes for $200,000+. The median price of homes in Lemoore is $105,750.

To make housing even more affordable, the Lemoore Redevelopment Agency offers a Home Buyers Assistance Program to help low and moderate income households with down payments and mortgage loan costs.

For an on-line listing of available homes in Lemoore, check out the homes.net webpage.

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Education:

Quality education is highly valued in Lemoore. Both the school districts and the community work together to prepare students for the future.

The High School District's career oriented programs provide youth with practical skills to be used at jobs and college.

California State University Fresno and Fresno Pacific College have undergraduate and postgraduate schools within 35 miles. Chapman College at NAS Lemoore also offers accredited bachelor degree programs. Lemoore's West Hills Community College campus offers a full range of academic and vocational instruction. And, West Hills Community College is currently planning a major expansion.

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Recreation:

Lemoore's relaxed lifestyle includes a variety of leisure activities. Public facilities include three parks, a City-owned 18-hole championship golf course, and a $2,000,000 swimming center at Lemoore High School. The City's Recreation Department organizes sports leagues, leisure classes, entertainment events including community theater productions and day-camp programs. Youth participate in organized sports leagues such as Little League baseball, Pop Warner Football, girl's softball, and soccer. There are numerous adult, youth and senior citizen activities and service clubs. The BMX Action Park and Lemoore Raceway host nationally recognized bicycle and midget car competitions.

For those who love the outdoors, Lemoore offers many nearby possibilities. Sportsmen enjoy bass fishing on the Kings River. Within two hours, campers, hikers, and skiers can find the splendor of the Sierra Nevada mountains including Yosemite and Sequoia national forests. The beautiful beaches of the Pacific Coast are also only a two-hour drive away.

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Safety:

Lemoore is a friendly, safe community in which to raise a family, to operate a business or to retire.

Twenty full-time sworn officers augmented by an active Reserve program keep the crime rate among the lowest of central California cities. Lemoore Police Department's community based policing philosophy encourages cooperation between officers and residents. The department also has active Neighborhood Watch, Volunteers In Policing, Law Enforcement Explorer, and DARE programs.

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