Welcome to Ramona, California!~
Ramona is a medium sized town in San Diego county with a total of seven neighborhoods that range in size and density. The population is over 20,000 with a wide demographic and active community.
Ramona has its own school district, the Ramona Unified School District and has many community events hosted and supported by the Ramona Chamber of Commerce. The natural landscape makes Ramona perfect for hiking and exploring, which can be done in several local outdoor spaces. Ramona weather is moderate all year long.
First, where is Ramona, CA?
The Ramona community plan area consists of approximately 84,000 acres situated east of the city of Poway and north of Lakeside. To the east lie the North Mountain and Central Mountain subregions. Ramona is a small town located in the countryside about an hour drive east of San Diego. Here you will find no shortage of scenic wineries, art galleries, and special country shops. Actually, it is home to more than 30 wineries. After a few visits to this town, you will not be surprised to learn that Ramona is big on art.
What’s the Weather like in Ramona, the summers are short, hot, arid, and mostly clear and the winters are long, cold, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 37°F to 91°F and is rarely below 28°F or above 99°F. You will get hotter temperatures than you will at the coast, but compared to most of the country the weather in Ramona is pretty amazing.
Neighborhoods in Ramona
Ramona has only a handful of tract homes. Houses are primarily ranch style, built with a wood frame and stucco. While this is going to change as more people seek affordable places to live, especially with good schools, Ramona is still relatively small.
Ramona has seven noteworthy and established neighborhoods which range in size, population, and personality. Most neighborhoods are considered rural due to population density, meaning the larger neighborhoods cover more land but have a smaller population compared to the smaller, more dense neighborhoods.
The Pine St / Cedar St neighborhood is a suburban neighborhood made of small, studio to one bedroom condos or apartments, and medium sized, three bedroom homes. This neighborhood is moderate in income and has a very diverse population.
The Julian Rd / Sutherland Dam Rd neighborhood is a rural neighborhood, covering more land with a smaller population. The real estate here is medium to large homes, ranging from three to five bedrooms. Most of these homes are single family and vary from being built in the 1970s to 1990s, and after 2000. This neighborhood offers quality living, which is great for single families and retirees. The variety of housing options paired with a quiet and safe neighborhood creates a great place to live.
The rural nature of Ramona gives residents plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors. Within Ramona itself there are two great opportunities to explore and enjoy the location, the Ramona Grasslands County Preserve and Ramona Community Park. Both locations showcase the natural environment Ramona is located in and has a great balance of getting into nature without having to be a skilled hiker or outdoors person.
Ramona Grasslands County Preserve is a destination for hikers, cyclists, and equestrians because of the amazing views and available trails. The entire preserve spans over 3,000 acres, but only specific sections have public access. The preserve includes part of Santa Maria Creek, giving visitors an opportunity to explore the wetlands and observe a wide variety of plant species. Features of the preserve include 4 miles of hiking trails available to the public, picnic tables, seasonal tours and and excursions, and a mountain biker, hiker, and horseback riding friendly experience.
Ramona is still a charming Small Town- with an adorable main street. If you like to ride horses you will find lots of opportunities to do that here.
Ramona in San Diego county is a great place to live because it’s an established town with great variety. From the large school district to the active community Ramona offers great opportunity for a busy daily life and plenty to do on the weekends. There’s a host of community events with local support and the natural landscape offers hiking, biking, and exploring the wineries. Ramona has something for everyone and is the perfect community to visit or call home.
Let’s talk! I’m happy to tell you more about Ramona or anywhere in San Diego!