Living Here

Adults and children participating in a race

Located in the San Gorgonio Pass between the Los Angeles/Riverside/San Bernardino area and the Coachella Valley, Beaumont is a progressive city that proudly offers a rich history and rural charm, with access to deserts, mountains, beaches, and the greater Los Angeles area. 

The city’s charm is radiated in its friendliness, hospitality, and enjoyment of a small-town life with all the amenities of a dynamic suburban environment.

Beaumont with snowy mountains in the distance
French for "Beautiful Mountain"

Beaumont is nestled between the San Bernardino and San Gorgonio Mountains, an area of natural beauty, scenic views, and a preserved rural character. Beaumont’s higher elevation provides slightly cooler temperatures and better air quality, making the city attractive to residents and a desirable area for development in the Inland Empire.

From cherry picking in the early summer, golfing, hiking, and spectacular views at Bogart Regional Park, Wildwood Canyon and Mount San Jacinto State Park, and Whitewater Wilderness Preserve to local restaurants, shopping, and nightlife, year-round recreation is available in Beaumont.

Excellent Community Standards

Beaumont boasts a high quality of life with its family-friendly community and hometown atmosphere, and though the community is growing, it retains a downhome, small-town feel. The community has a great school district and excellent, locally available health care, affordable housing, and status as a safe, low-crime community, making it an excellent location for families and businesses. The sense of community is strong, attracting young professionals wanting to put down roots, families with plans to grow, older adults escaping the bustle of the big city, and businesses ready to make their mark. 

Lower Cost of Living

Than the State of California

Lower Cost of Living

Than Los Angeles

Lower Housing Costs

Compared to the State of California

Lower Housing Costs

Compared to Los Angeles

Where Cost of Living is a Benefit

One of the top benefits of living and doing business in Beaumont, California, is our cost of living. Compared with neighboring cities, major markets, and statewide and national averages, the city stands out as a highly economical city, providing valuable savings that can be reinvested in your company, home, or to improve your quality of life. These qualities, paired with easy access to the larger markets of Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, make the Beaumont location an incredible and strategic benefit.

Beaumont’s cost of living is significantly lower than the State of California and the surrounding area. Not only is the Overall Cost of Living lower, but housing prices are more affordable, making the dream of home ownership a reality for residents. 


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234.8, based on a US average of 100